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Just in Time: Another Liberal Who Knows Everything

FletchforFreedom Wrote: Feb 03, 2013 9:31 AM
The actual fact is that the overwhelming majority of scientific research in this country is funded by the private sector. It has never had any difficulty finding support provided that there is some (often remote) tangible outcome to be acheived. And had the Hubble telescope been funded privately, you can be sure the lens problem would never have made it into space.

ZealousConscript wrote: As far as the cost of prescription medicine, I would suggest "The $800 Million Dollar Pill" by Merrill Goozner. Pretty damning evidence about how Big Pharma uses government funding to research drugs, then turns around sells them at astronomical cost in order to increase their profit margin.- Don't Let Obama Kill "Pills for Profit"

Dear Comrade Zealous,

Strike one is that Goozner is from Chicago. Strike two is that Goozner was the Chief Economics Correspondent for the Chicago Tribune.

And there is one thing worse than being an economist, and that’s being a journalist. And to sink...

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