Hat-tip to Martha Brock for bringing this video to our attention. BlueNC's blog Comments Coming to a University near you? This could be a (big) part of the reason Republican-led state legislatures like our own are tightening the budget on state universities: to force them to accept corporate dollars and control over seemingly legitimate research departments, in an effort to get more mileage out of their pseudo-scientific bullshit studies. And I'm sure Art Pope is watching this FSU thing from the edge of his seat, as this is something he's tried (and so far failed) to do for years. Already here Pope failed to take over UNC, but he has long had his strings on the NC State economics department. True, that And said puppet is oft-quoted by the media establishment, which compounds the problem tenfold.