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Sure, on paper, descendant of Cuban immigrants Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) would seem to be Mitt Romney’s perfect pander to the Hispanic community, a group with which President Obama holds a tremendous lead, according to the latest polls. (Although those of … Continue reading
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1. This chart shows who is to blame for most of the $14.3 trillion national debt and, despite GOP bleating to the contrary, it isn’t Obama. 2. This chart shows the number of unemployment claims have been going down as … Continue reading
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From The Daily Beast.
Seems incredible, but that’s the conclusion of psychologist Steven Pinker. Pinker uses the ‘Big Picture’ view of human history to arrive at this conclusion, and he makes a good point regarding the dramactic change in attitudes that started during the … Continue reading
Since every Republican presidential candidate except Ron Paul has been drooling over the prospect of starting a stupendously dumb war with Iran, I had a feeling the ‘Iran’s developing nukes’ line was all panic-the-public flapdoodle for fun and profit. (These … Continue reading
… or a grain of ‘salt’ for us non-scientific types. Below, someone calling himself ‘Mike Adams the Health Ranger’ (alarm bells are ringing), breaks down what he thinks corporatized science has in store for our future. Some make sense, such … Continue reading