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10 Biggest Academic Failures

Posted By Malcolm A. Kline On December 28, 2010 @ 2:36 pm In Faculty Lounge | No Comments

The top ten academic fiascoes are those theories that actually were tried outside the Ivory Tower. Within it, they are still wildly successful.

1.      Obamacare [1]

2.      Clinton Care [2]

3.      Medicare [3]

4.      Medicaid [4]

5.      Health care as we know it [5]

6.      Arms control [6]

7.      Gun control [7]

8.      The Great Society [8]

9.      The New Deal [9]

10.  Social Security [10]

Malcolm A. Kline is the Executive Director of Accuracy in Academia [11].

If you would like to comment on this article, e-mail mal.kline@academia.org [12]


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[1] Obamacare: http://www.academia.org../search/?cx=004572606133216989943%3Ajomzqa66gtu&cof=FORID%3A11&ie=UTF-8&q=Obamacare&sa=Search&siteurl=www.academia.org%2F%23914

[2] Clinton Care: http://www.academia.org../search/?cx=004572606133216989943%3Ajomzqa66gtu&cof=FORID%3A11&ie=UTF-8&q=Clinton+Health+Care+Plan&sa=Search&siteurl=www.academia.org%252F%23913

[3] Medicare: http://www.academia.org../search/?cx=004572606133216989943%3Ajomzqa66gtu&cof=FORID%3A11&ie=UTF-8&q=Medicare&sa=Search&siteurl=www.academia.org%252F%23916

[4] Medicaid: http://www.academia.org../search/?cx=004572606133216989943%3Ajomzqa66gtu&cof=FORID%3A11&ie=UTF-8&q=Medicaid&sa=Search&siteurl=www.academia.org%252F%23912

[5] it: http://www.academia.org../search/?cx=004572606133216989943%3Ajomzqa66gtu&cof=FORID%3A11&ie=UTF-8&q=health+care&sa=Search&siteurl=www.academia.org%252F%23920

[6] Arms control: http://www.academia.org../search/?cx=004572606133216989943%3Ajomzqa66gtu&cof=FORID%3A11&ie=UTF-8&q=arms+control&sa=Search&siteurl=www.academia.org%252F%23914

[7] Gun control: http://www.academia.org../search/?cx=004572606133216989943%3Ajomzqa66gtu&cof=FORID%3A11&ie=UTF-8&q=gun+control&sa=Search&siteurl=www.academia.org%252F%23912

[8] Great Society: http://www.academia.org../search/?cx=004572606133216989943%3Ajomzqa66gtu&cof=FORID%3A11&ie=UTF-8&q=Great+Society&sa=Search&siteurl=www.academia.org%252F%23928

[9] New Deal: http://www.academia.org../search/?cx=004572606133216989943%3Ajomzqa66gtu&cof=FORID%3A11&ie=UTF-8&q=New+Deal&sa=Search&siteurl=www.academia.org%252F%23919

[10] Social Security: http://www.academia.org../search/?cx=004572606133216989943%3Ajomzqa66gtu&cof=FORID%3A11&ie=UTF-8&q=Social+Security&sa=Search&siteurl=www.academia.org%252F%23917

[11] Accuracy in Academia: http://academia.org/

[12] mal.kline@academia.org: mailto:mal.kline@academia.org

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