Comment: I didn't down-vote him

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I didn't down-vote him

but perhaps someone else did because too frequently non-named,non-documented studies are thrown into someone's face as a coup-de-grace slam-dunk that is meant to shut down discussion with the inference that the argument is automatically won. It reminds me of the appeal to authority fallacy.

In other words, how do you know he is "stating a FACT"?