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by Tudamorf
Sat Oct 23, 2010 4:28 pm
Forum: Completely Off-Topic
Topic: Commentary: The Inequality Delusion
Replies: 5
Views: 1669

Re: Commentary: The Inequality Delusion

People support the abstract goal of equality, it seems, while staunchly opposing specific government measures—whether increasing tax rates or limiting executive pay—designed to impose it. Psychologists are so obtuse. Just because people SAY they want equality on some survey doesn't mean they really...
by Tudamorf
Sat Oct 23, 2010 4:12 pm
Forum: Completely Off-Topic
Topic: If your doctor sounds like a drug company salesman...
Replies: 21
Views: 7486

Re: If your doctor sounds like a drug company salesman...

Just after that, they show how they calculated how much more of a drug a doctor prescribes once they've flattered him and gotten him to speak. They figure the return for a 1,500 speaking fee is about 100,000. It isn't the people the doctor is speaking to, it's the doctor himself! Hard to beat that ...
by Tudamorf
Sat Oct 23, 2010 4:10 pm
Forum: Completely Off-Topic
Topic: If your doctor sounds like a drug company salesman...
Replies: 21
Views: 7486

Re: If your doctor sounds like a drug company salesman...

What's the difference between simvastatin and atorvastatin? What are the difference's between them? The bigger question is, do we need them at all? If I walk into a doctor's office with high cholesterol, I'm likely to walk out with some statin prescription. Even though you've admitted yourself that...
by Tudamorf
Fri Oct 22, 2010 2:48 pm
Forum: Completely Off-Topic
Topic: If your doctor sounds like a drug company salesman...
Replies: 21
Views: 7486

If your doctor sounds like a drug company salesman...

...maybe that's because he is. http://www.scientificamerican.com/blog/post.cfm?id=how-much-money-was-your-doctor-paid-2010-10-21 How much money was your doctor paid by a drug company? It's no secret that many doctors get paid by pharmaceutical companies to talk to other docs—about general conditions...
by Tudamorf
Thu Oct 21, 2010 4:32 pm
Forum: Completely Off-Topic
Topic: Tea Party v. Constitution
Replies: 61
Views: 13334

Re: Tea Party v. Constitution

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20101021/ap_on_re_us/us_christian_flag_defenders Vets stand guard over Christian flag in NC town KING, N.C. – The Christian flag is everywhere in the small city of King: flying in front of barbecue joints and hair salons, stuck to the bumpers of trucks, hanging in windows...
by Tudamorf
Wed Oct 20, 2010 9:13 pm
Forum: Completely Off-Topic
Topic: Tea Party v. Constitution
Replies: 61
Views: 13334

Re: Tea Party v. Constitution

The phrase itself is not found in The Constitution. My first impression(when reading the sentence, I have not seen the video) was that she was trying to try this point of debate, rather than ignorance of what the First Amendment is. It is still a laughable point. Please. She was not trying to be cl...
by Tudamorf
Wed Oct 20, 2010 1:21 pm
Forum: Completely Off-Topic
Topic: Tea Party v. Constitution
Replies: 61
Views: 13334

Re: Tea Party v. Constitution

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2010/10/19/politics/p150258D43.DTL Nevada Senate race turns uglier with Hispanic ad A Republican campaign urging Latinos not to vote has been yanked from the airwaves amid an outcry from Democrats that it was a dirty trick against Senate Majority Lea...
by Tudamorf
Wed Oct 20, 2010 1:16 pm
Forum: Completely Off-Topic
Topic: Tea Party v. Constitution
Replies: 61
Views: 13334

Re: Tea Party v. Constitution

Without looking it up. What is the 12th Amendment of the Constitution? What is the 25th Amendment of the Constitution? What is the 28th Amendment of the Constitution, and what is it's effect on the Supreme Court? No one said she had to be an expert on the Constitution. But everyone running for the ...
by Tudamorf
Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:31 pm
Forum: Completely Off-Topic
Topic: Tea Party v. Constitution
Replies: 61
Views: 13334

Tea Party v. Constitution

http://politics.blogs.foxnews.com/2010/10/19/odonnell-takes-coons-constitution-courtroom-debate/?test=latestnews O'Donnell Takes on Coons, Constitution in Courtroom Debate Trying to demonstrate her grasp of constitutional law after recently blanking on examples of Supreme Court rulings she opposes,...