Category Archives: Federal University Funding

Red State Tax Cuts: The Growth Killers

Red State Tax Cuts: The Growth Killers Tax Cuts claimed to encourage growth. Freeze or lower teacher salaries. Lower support and supplies of schools. Court businesses who want good schools for children of their highly educated staff Businesses also need … Continue reading

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The Educational Background of the US Congress

The Educational Background of the US Congress. I must admit that I am a bit of a conspiracy theorist, which is how scientists try to find common theories behind several anomalous results. I was wondering if there was a conservative … Continue reading

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The Importance of Indirect Costs to Universities, Hospitals, and Non-profits

The importance of indirect costs to Universities, Hospitals, and Non-profits The NIH 2018 budget was cut 18% for research by claiming that there was a lot of fraud in University use of the funds, justifying the drastic cut of indirect costs from … Continue reading

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Impressions from the March for Science in Washington, DC

Impressions from the March For Science in Washington, DC.   Many of the speakers are young, and they speak with emotion and fervor, which is not something that an old and calm blogger like me. That is what the movement … Continue reading

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Trump and Brain Drains

Trump and Brain Drains Somehow, Dictators are associated with Brain Drains.  In historical cases, it is not just dislike for dictators, not just secondary effects of a dictator’s policies, but actual purges carried out by the dictator against academics and … Continue reading

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Covering Many of Trump’s Issues in a Day

Trump Has Attained a State of Maximal Chaos Among Correspondents At least he has for this blogger. My head is spinning trying to choose a topic for today. I was just going to write humorous fake headlines. But I realize … Continue reading

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Trump and the First Amendment Establishment Clause

Trump and the First Amendment Establishment Clause Although this blog is not about religion, we do cover conflicts with the Constitution, and this week has been all about President Trump and his conflicts with the constitution’s and governments’ religious restrictions. … Continue reading

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The Federal Investment in the University of California

The University of California’s Federal Support The 2013-2014 year total of the UC federal support for UC and UC students is $8,473 million dollars, or $8.47 billion. For comparison, the California state budget in 2014 was $211 billion. It jumped … Continue reading

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UC Campuses Support Free Speech. Trump is Wrong to Threaten UC Berkeley.

UC Campuses Support Free Speech. Trump is Wrong to Threaten UC Berkeley. Most, if not all, UC campuses have been afflicted with their Young Republicans provocatively inviting racist, misogynist, and anti-Muslim provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos to speak on their campuses, sometimes … Continue reading

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