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  1. Can't find any data comparing 1960 Federal Gov't research dollars going to universities compared to 2018. Can you?
  2. Back when I went to college, it was much cheaper. The government funded RESEARCH being done by the colleges, which contributed to the college income, and reduced the tuition costs. And the products of the research benefitted the country. Perhaps you saw that we went to the moon at about that time.
  3. Will they? Won't they just get old and retire? Won't the younger ones take jobs doing something else? The old style newspapers governed themselves. The old style radio shows governed themselves. The old style television news governed themselves. We have a reality show government, where truth is the last resort. Will we see how it shakes out? Will it look like Europe in the late 1930's?
  4. Way back when, newspapers were expected to verify their sources, meaning that lies were not printed, because it was not ethical. It was even said that the average American didn't even know that FDR suffered from polio, because it was something that the news reporters decided not to report, because it didn't affect any political decisions. If World War II veterans could see the country that they fought for now, would they do it again?
  5. I prefer to consider myself an anti-"conservative". "conservatism"-the selective misapplication of genuine Conservative principles to promote the fleecing of America by special interests. I do believe that some issues that are supposed to be "liberal", are also defined by the special interests to be of benefit to the special interests, and are thus not genuinely Liberal. I do believe that much of what is reported in the media as being Liberal is really "liberal". I do believe that EVERYTHING reported as being Conservative is "conservative" I do believe th
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