Re: ECON: Lack of skilled people in the USA

From: Randy Smith (
Date: Thu Feb 01 2001 - 05:36:18 MST

>From: Samantha Atkins <>
>Subject: Re: ECON: Lack of skilled people in the USA
>Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2001 01:04:36 -0800
>Randy Smith wrote:
> > be successfully trained as a teller";
> >
> > Guess all those tellers are going to make these scientific
> > only they could learn their kitchen math, and pass a reading comp test!
> >
> > To put it bluntly, I think the "studies" quoted in the article are
> > massaged/made-up to make a point and thereby further
> > corporate/political/interest-group agendas. Propaganda, bought and paid
> > A media cliche, meaningless.
> >
>I see. And on what do you base your conclusion and why should we
>believe it enough to be comforted?

An unending stream of contradictory "studies" from the news media?

A story from US News & World Report that shows that most medical studies are
either so deeply flawed as to be worthless, or that they are fake?

>To put it bluntly, I don't see any
>signs that you are bright and clear-eyed enough to see through purported
>error so easily.
>- samantha

Just keep slinging those ad homs....

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