Bad News on Social Security, and Other Links

Some bad news on Social Security.

How Medicare measures hospital quality.

Socrates to be retried in front of Judge Posner.

The world’s capital markets are 3 ½ times the size of the world’s GDP.

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  1. August says:

    Capital markets are “the sum of the value of global stocks, bonds, and bank assets”. And it isn’t exactly surprising they are more than GDP, but definitely interesting.

  2. Kyle says:

    The third link was really interesting. Prior court decisions relegating the “time, place, and manner” of expression of first amendment rights to federal control is an abomination.

  3. Gabriel Odom says:

    Just as much of an abomination as shouting ‘Bomb!’ loudly in an airport or shopping centre? While the right to free speech is important and a good thing, any good things taken to an extreme can be perverted.

  4. Brittany says:

    Socrates to be retried in front of Judge Posner.

    This seems to be only for entertainment purposes…What could possibly be done or “tried” 2,400 years later? Talking about cold cases..

  5. Studebaker says:

    Socrates to be retried in front of Judge Posner.

    What? I didn’t realize Judge Posner and Socrates were contemporaries! In fact, I thought Socrates was dead!