The Middle-Aged Genius’s Guide to Almost Everything 49 – Cancer

In-Sight Publishing The Middle-Aged Genius’s Guide to Almost Everything 49 - Cancer May 2, 2019 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: You have cancer. What's up? Rick Rosner: Just a little, just a whiff of cancer, I have three-millimetre tumour poking out of my left kidney. That they're going to take out of me using …

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Ask A Genius 570 – Death Penalty for Abortion

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 570 - Death Penalty for Abortion March 19, 2019 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Abortion is an ongoing topic in the United States and around the world. Rick Rosner: There is a bunch of legislation happening in the United States that is crazy. It tries to give women the death …

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Ask A Genius 568 – Affirmative Action for the Rich (6)

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 568 - Affirmative Action for the Rich (6) March 17, 2019 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: How will this stratify America in the 2020s? Rick Rosner: America is already the most stratified that it has been and the most divided it has been politically, and stratified it has been economically, …

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Ask A Genius 567 – Affirmative Action for the Rich (5)

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 567 - Affirmative Action for the Rich (5) March 16, 2019 [Beginning of recorded material] Rick Rosner: I would use Carole and myself, and our kid, as an example. I mean, we had one kid, which meant our focus was one. I don't think we wee helicopter parents. We weren't Tiger Parents. …

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Ask A Genius 566 – Affirmative Action for the Rich (4)

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 566 - Affirmative Action for the Rich (4) March 15, 2019 [Beginning of recorded material] Rick Rosner: Thing three is, even without cheating as many do, huge advantages for rich people. For one thing, there is no good guide to applying to college. Every family, every kid, has to kind of learn …

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Ask A Genius 564 – Affirmative Action for the Rich (2)

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 564 - Affirmative Action for the Rich (2) March 13, 2019 [Beginning of recorded material] Rick Rosner: Let me say a few things about college admissions in America, which are a mess. Thing one is, there are many more highly qualified students who want to go to highly selective schools than there …

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Ask A Genius 563 – Affirmative Action for the Rich (1)

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 563 - Affirmative Action for the Rich (1) March 12, 2019 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: There is affirmative action for the rich in America. What happened in some of these cases? Rick Rosner: There was a guy who was clearing tens of millions of dollars through the side door …

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Ask A Genius 561 – Legally Binding (2)

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 561 - Legally Binding (2) March 10, 2019 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What else? Rick Rosner: Everything is up in the air. There was a story about how Trump's failures include the federal deficit exploding because of the tax cut for rich people. Many people are paying more for …

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Ask A Genius 560 – Legally Binding (1)

In-Sight Publishing Ask A Genius 560 - Legally Binding (1) March 9, 2019 [Beginning of recorded material] Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Is this showing that the legal system isn't working in the United States with Manafort getting sentenced and a whole stream of people coming through from the Trump Administration? Rick Rosner: Off-tape, you asked what's up with …

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