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The Economist: Lane Greene- ‘The Truth About Lies’

Source:The New Democrat “From little fibs to big fat whoppers, lying is part of human nature. Lane Greene, our language guru, examines the difference between lies, falsehoods and plain nonsense.” Source:The Economist: Lane Greene- ‘The Truth About Lies’‘ From Dictionary A … Continue reading

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The Thinking Atheist: Seth Andrews- Interviewing Dr. Michael Shermer: Why Smart People Believe Stupid Things

Source: The New Democrat Why smart people believe stupid things? Perhaps a better question would be do these smart people actually believe these stupid things, or are they ( pardon my French ) bullshit artists? People aren’t necessarily good or … Continue reading

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Global Freedom Network: Roy Dan Baron- “Liberals are idiot Compassion & Conservatives are Wise Compassion”: An Example of Pure Tea Party Nonsense

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I’m going to try to put this in a way that is as accurate as possible, but at the same time isn’t overly insulting and unfair. Because I do respect Roy … Continue reading

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Slate: David Weigel- Filibuster Reform Kicks Open the Coffin and Returns From the Dead: Senators Have a Right to Make Assholes Out of Themselves

I wouldn’t mind having a super majority requirement to confirm executive appointments in the U.S. Senate, if the leaderships in both parties were responsible and not blocking appointments because they are being made by a president from the other party. … Continue reading

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