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"Thinking through this policy's logic and implications reveals that giving the government power to screen immigrants' ideologies means handing government the expansive power to police everyone's ideas." -- Agustina Vergara Cid, in "Trump's Proposal to Ideologically Screen Immigrants Would Be Unjustified and Immoral" (Orange County Register)

"[The immigration] system doesn't need to be reformed -- it needs to be rethought entirely." -- Agustina Vergara Cid, in "The Immigration System vs. Legal Workers" (Orange County Register)
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"How are engineers to do experiments and calculations without any concept of the experimental method, and without anything close to the mathematical tools that are available today to any fifth-grader?" -- Jason Crawford, in "Why No Roman Industrial Revolution?" (Less Wrong)

"The world is experiencing unprecedented safety from extreme weather thanks to fossil fuels -- because fossil fuels' climate mastery benefits overwhelm any negative climate side-effects." -- Alex Epstein, in "25 Myths About Extreme Weather, Refuted" (2022, EnergyNow)

"Leftists ... feel the need to condemn people for not liking a movie that was used to push an agenda, instead of entertaining audiences by giving them a live-action version of the animated movie in which Ariel looks like Ariel." -- Bosch Fawstin, in "Giving Low Ratings to Disney's Black Little Mermaid Movie is 'Ratings Terrorism'" (FrontPage Magazine)

"[Noah] Berlatsky is the poster boy for leftists who hate the very idea of a movie taking on the kidnapping and rape of children, a movie which their attempt to bury has helped make it the great success that it is." -- Bosch Fawstin, in "'Stigmatized Group' Trashes Sound of Freedom" (FrontPage Magazine)

"The artificial lung pushes fresh oxygen into the blood (and pulls carbon dioxide out of the blood), then returns the oxygen-replenished blood to the patient's body." -- Paul Hsieh, in "A Celebration of Dr. Robert Bartlett, the 'Father of ECMO'" (Forbes)

"[T]he mere existence of a financial relationship between a doctor and a pharmaceutical/medical device company does not automatically imply unethical behavior." -- Paul Hsieh, in "Some Physicians Receive Thousands of Dollars a Year From Drug Companies; Should You Be Concerned?" (Forbes)

"[P]hysicians are also finding tools like ChatGPT helpful in the more "human" aspects of medical care -- specifically helping to communicate with patients with greater empathy and compassion." -- Paul Hsieh, in "When the AI Is More Compassionate Than the Doctor" (Forbes)

"[T]the track record of such deals makes me concerned that they are too often bad for patients and physicians alike." -- Paul Hsieh, in "Why Private Equity in Healthcare Is Receiving Closer Scrutiny by Journalists and Government" (Forbes)

"... Israel's leaders themselves lack the moral confidence to act resolutely to protect the individual rights of their citizens." -- Elan Journo, in "After Israel's 'Pearl Harbor,' Nothing Less Than Victory Against Hamas Is Demanded" (Orange County Register)

"If we allow patent-infringing products to be imported, we undermine the legal engine that has driven the U.S. innovation economy for over two centuries: the patent system." -- Adam Mossoff, in "Big Tech's 'Patent Troll' Attacks Are a Smokescreen -- Don't Let Them Fool You" (The Hill)

-- CAV

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