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truedelphi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-06-07 05:50 PM
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30. K & R'ed And here's a paragraph that struck me:
And what were the scale of these efforts? John Blundell, the head of the IEA, in a speech to the Heritage Foundation, and Atlas in 1990, would identify a rare failure in the Society's efforts. Shaking his head at the abortive attempt to subsidize academic "Chairs of Free Enterprise" in dozens of countries throughout the world, Blundell complained about wasting, "hundreds of millions, perhaps one billion dollars". This was just one initiative among many.

My comment: we have entire section of the news that constantly regurgitates the "objective" findings of the Heritage Foundation. Have to hand it to those who paved the way for all this - we may hate them - but they have been effective at controlling the debate.
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