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Scientists Figure Out Why Conservatives Are…Conservative

Ten years ago, it was wildly controversial to talk about psychological differences between liberals and conservatives. Today, it’s becoming hard not to.

You could be forgiven for not having browsed yet through the latest issue of the journal… 523 more words

U.S.A.

"It’s Funny How That Happens": GOP Discovers The Virtue Of Unilateral Presidential Action

With less than a week before Congress leaves town for a month-long break, legislative prospects appear bleak. President Obama called weeks ago for action on the border crisis, but there’s now very little hope that lawmakers will get anything done. 507 more words

Conservatives

"Our 'Real' America": Whiteness Is Still A Proxy For Being American

Anyone can make a fool of himself. So it’s tempting to dismiss last Thursday’s mega-gaffe by Florida Representative Curt Clawson as indicative of nothing more than the fallibility of the human brain. 799 more words

Republicans

Republican Rep. Paul Ryan Wants to Create Massive Government Bureaucracy

Last week, supposed conservative intellectual heavyweight Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Let Them Eat Block Grants) released an anti-poverty plan in an attempt to humanize both conservatism and himself (good luck with that). 760 more words

Conservatives

The Boiling Frog Analogy

Growing up in Quebec, you go through school with a palpable sense that what you learn in class is only one side of the whole story. 881 more words

Lies - 24/7

Monday’s lie is bare of face
Tuesday’s lie sets out its case
Wednesday’s lie is scare all fools
Thursday’s lie invents the tools
Friday’s lie is for profit with menace… 24 more words

Politics

"McCain’s Descent Into Self-Pity": Oh Please Mr. President, Say To Me, You'll Let Me Hold Your Hand!

At a fundraiser this week, President Obama told supporters, “I’d love nothing more than a loyal and rational opposition, but that’s not what we have right now.” Apparently, Sen. 791 more words

Republicans