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Saturday, January 15, 2005

Stem Cell Research Technology Coming to Jersey?

posted by Jazz at 1/15/2005 10:35:00 AM

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Steven Hart at Opinion Mill has the goods. It may be happening sooner than you think. The commentary on this one is entertaining as well as informative.
[T]he most far-sighted proposal in acting governor Richard Codey's speech Tuesday was a pitch for $380 million in initiatives to support stem-cell research in New Jersey. This way, New Jersey will reap the economic benefits of encouraging scientific research while the red state wingers pursue their dream of returning their part of the country to the Bronze Age, only with Wal-Marts. Of course, that means New Jersey will continue to get back less for its tax dollars than what it puts into the treasury while the red staters continue to gorge at the public trough, but so be it.
Read the whole thing.