May 22, 2016

Sunday Off-Topic (Moderated) Open Thread (052216)

Filed under: Lucid Links — Tom @ 6:00 am

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  1. Exam claims ‘income redistribution’ among ‘main functions of government’

    The role of government is to redistribute wealth, according to a course at the Milwaukee School of Engineering.

    A test, administered on April 29 in Professor John Traxler’s Healthcare Economics class, told students that “[o]ne of the main functions of government is income redistribution,” then asked them to explain what the statement meant. The correct answer was C: “Taxing the wealthy and giving it to those in poverty.”

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    A professor with an agenda, nothing to see here, move along.

    Comment by Par for the Course — May 22, 2016 @ 7:10 am

  2. Why it’s even a topic in the “school of engineering” is at least as much of an outrage as the question itself.

    Comment by Tom — May 22, 2016 @ 8:58 am

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