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William Curry
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Now genetically engineering life to survive on Mars is an undergrad research project!

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"if your image is that we’re deeply in hock to foreigners, that our extravagance has condemned us to a future of debt peonage, you’re wrong."

http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/12/31/us-net-investment-income/

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You should debunk in such a way that your opponent can't rebunk.

"We have now sunk to a depth at which the restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men." - George Orwell

Confirmation Bias, making Americans stupid for over two centuries:

http://m.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2011/12/i-was-wrong-and-so-are-you/8713/

Avoid law school, go to technical college. So say the hedge funds:

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204224604577030562170562088.html

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The free internet is under assault
It's really sad that these politicians continue to force bad legislation down our throats as they cater to corporate interests. Big business sure hates those stifling regulations... except the ones that carve out new markets and revenues for them.

Stop Online Piracy Act
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2011/10/disastrous-ip-legislation-back-%E2%80%93-and-it%E2%80%99s-worse-ever

PROTECT IP Act
http://vimeo.com/31100268

Commercial Felony Streaming Act
http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20111028/12580416553/justin-bieber-senator-klobuchar-should-be-locked-up-felony-streaming-bill.shtml
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"The Senate's PROTECT IP Bill, designed to stop piracy, now has a matching bill in the House: E-PARASITE. It would have been tough to top PROTECT IP, but they've managed to do it. It contains provisions that will chill innovation. It contains provisions that will tinker with the fundamental fabric of the internet. It gives private corporations the power to censor. And best of all, it bypasses due legal process to do much of it.
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