Extortion in the name of science

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April 4, 2011
A Passion for Liberty
by Tibor R. Machan  
Posted in Commentary

"While the country is going into more and more debt by the seconds, and while some even in Washington are beginning to be concerned -- after all, their share of the loot taken from citizens year round and culminating on April 15th each year could shrink just as will everyone’s who leaches off taxpayers -- I admit I have heard nothing at all about cutting funding for science. That science’s take is huge can be gleaned just from the fact that, according to Nature magazine, within a small segment of it, synthetic biology, the funding in America since 2005 came to about $430 million (compared to all of Europe’s $160 million)." (04/03/11)



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