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(reworked SMW: example of bad argument)
(and actually, it's an example of Proxmirism... uh, Proxmiring... too)
 
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* '''date''': [[when posted::2011-06-11]]
 
* '''date''': [[when posted::2011-06-11]]
 
* '''summary''': [[summary::Fox's John Stossel criticizes politicians for being careless with "other people's money". To his credit, the $700 billion military budget is the second item he mentions ("growing entitlements" are, of course, first), but then he immediately proceeds to ridicule a series of absolutely trivial expenditures, the largest of which is 0.0002% of the $700B originally mentioned and most of which are probably quite worthwhile investments of public money (including the bicycle helmets, which probably save money overall).]]
 
* '''summary''': [[summary::Fox's John Stossel criticizes politicians for being careless with "other people's money". To his credit, the $700 billion military budget is the second item he mentions ("growing entitlements" are, of course, first), but then he immediately proceeds to ridicule a series of absolutely trivial expenditures, the largest of which is 0.0002% of the $700B originally mentioned and most of which are probably quite worthwhile investments of public money (including the bicycle helmets, which probably save money overall).]]
* '''topics''': [[topic::Proxmirism]] [[topic::other people's money]]
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* '''topics''': [[topic::other people's money]]
* '''example of''': [[example of::bad argument]]
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* '''example of''': [[example of::bad argument]] [[example of::Proxmiring]]
 
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Latest revision as of 01:40, 21 July 2011

link column post

  • link: http://www.foxbusiness.com/on-air/stossel/blog/2011/06/11/other-peoples-money
  • author: John Stossel
  • source: Fox News
  • title: Other People's Money
  • date: 2011-06-11
  • summary: Fox's John Stossel criticizes politicians for being careless with "other people's money". To his credit, the $700 billion military budget is the second item he mentions ("growing entitlements" are, of course, first), but then he immediately proceeds to ridicule a series of absolutely trivial expenditures, the largest of which is 0.0002% of the $700B originally mentioned and most of which are probably quite worthwhile investments of public money (including the bicycle helmets, which probably save money overall).
  • topics: other people's money
  • example of: bad argument Proxmiring