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Myths We Live By

gsw Wrote: Aug 01, 2012 12:59 AM
First of all, not surprising, Robert1260 is a liar. Check the WHO/CDC facts if you are interested. In the US contraceptives are readily available in the areas where most abortions occur. In fact, libs like Robo would actually oppose free contraceptives if they thought that would reduce abortions. Secondly, Stossel misses the point. The uniforms were a matter of pride, not economics. With Stossel's logic a case can be made that it might be more advantageous to hire foreign athletes every four years to represent USA thus saving or at least transferring all the attendant training cost to some other more profitable endeavor.

The Olympics have gone smoothly despite -- gasp! -- America's team wearing clothing made in China at the opening ceremony.

"I'm so upset," said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. "Take all the uniforms, put them in a big pile, and burn them. ... We have people in the textile industry who are desperate for jobs."

Here, Reid demonstrates economic cluelessness. It seems logical that Americans lose if American clothing is made overseas. But that's nonsense. First, it's no surprise the uniforms were made in China. Most clothing is. That's fine. It saves money. We invest the savings in other things,...