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  •  As long as we don't have a culture of accountabili (8+ / 0-)

    -ty for the elites, the R & R's of the world won't come clean. They don't have an incentive to. In Amreeka, accountability is for suckers and little people like, you know, teachers.  If R &R are even marginally liberal, their careers would have been finished by now.

    "The word bipartisan means some larger-than-usual deception is being carried out”. - George Carlin

    by Funkygal on Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 11:45:02 PM PDT

    •  I want to see some academic fraud hearings by (7+ / 0-)

      their universities. If honest climate scientists can be required to defend themselves in multiple investigations based on offhand comments they made in emails, certainly R&R should be compelled to show how such a set of boneheaded errors is down to innocent incompetence rather than dishonesty.

      •  Yep,thanks for bringing up the climate scientists (0+ / 0-)

        issue. I was sleepy as I was posting this comment and couldn't think clearly and so omitted it.  The double standards are very revealing.

        "The word bipartisan means some larger-than-usual deception is being carried out”. - George Carlin

        by Funkygal on Sat Apr 27, 2013 at 04:17:12 PM PDT

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