Not all medical hacking is wise

One theory of where AIDS came from is the partial creation of smallpox vaccine labs in Africa in the 1960's then sudden defunding of the labs by Nixon. Smallpox vaccines were made with monkey blood in Africa. The theory is that African labs trying to keep helping people after defunding, but not being fully trained, may have accidentally mutated HIV in monkey blood into AIDS.

Here is a link to a home-kit for genetic hacking. Imagine what will be unleashed when all safety regulations are erased by Trump and this is sold at Walmart.

http://spectrum.ieee.org/the-human-os/biomedical/devices/tools-for-would...

Here's what Republicans and billionaires really mean when they talk about 'freedom'

Thom plus logo America is having a heated debate about the meaning of the word socialism. We'd be better served if, instead, we were debating the meaning of freedom.