Thursday, March 17, 2011


Did seminal American economist Paul Samuelson recant his unqualified praise for free-trade before he died?
“Change does not come easily in academic life. For the most part we will have to await the gravedigger’s shovel. Guys in their fifties rarely admit that what they have been teaching all their lives is balderdash.”
Asthma: The Geography of Wheezing 
Do people living in rural areas have healthier immune systems because they're dirtier environments? Maybe.
Oakland county (Michigan) Democratic Party operatives indicted for attempted election scam
"Two former Oakland County Democratic Party workers face felony charges from a six-month grand jury investigation into allegations of election fraud."