Map of life expectancy at birth from Global Education Project.

Thursday, July 07, 2011

Science marches on

Also, food cures hunger.

So there goes one more example of idiocy in defense of Ayn Randism, in this case the claim, now debunked by SCIENCE!, that health insurance doesn't actually benefit poor people. What's weird, or course, is that we actually needed a study to prove this point.

Alas, I fear it is too late for the light of reason to guide us from the dismal swamp of greed and resentment into which we are sinking like a mammoth in tar.

I'll be honest with you -- I'm actually terrified right now. The Republicans have a plan -- destroy the U.S. economy, and sweep into power in 2012 on a tide of demagoguery and fear. And it might just work. And then ...

2 comments: said...

The writer is totally right, and there is no skepticism.

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