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Uncle Ben's converted pyramid scheme

As a pediatric neurosurgeon Ben Carson became famous for operating on little brains.  As a politician he maintains that distinction.


"Rumsfeld fallacy" haunts Clinton again

Just as was done with the Iraq war, the absence of incriminating evidence regarding either Benghazi or her emails is being spun as “we know Clinton broke the law, and the difficulty of proving it just shows how fiendishly secretive and clever she is.” 635 more words


Women in the Workplace

For a long time, I’ve kept my head in the sand about women in the workplace. Personally, I had never really experienced sexism in the workplace and frankly, I figured most women really did get paid fairly and equally compared to their male counterparts. 318 more words



Let me see if I got this straight: Hong Kong is paralyzed with protesters in the streets because of what?   The people get to vote on their government officials, but the only candidates on the ballot have to be pre-approved by the ruling elite. 11 more words

Stupid Politics

Carbon-dioxide levels haven't been this high in at least 800,000 years

Koch Bros coke alongside the Detroit River

Since 1958, the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii has tracked the rise of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere — the simplest measure of how humans are altering the Earth and warming the planet.

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He/She Said What???

I thought it might be fun this week to visit the “You Can’t Make This Stuff Up” file, in the drawer labeled, “Truth is Stranger Than Fiction.” And just so you don’t think I’ve carefully cultivated and gathered these faux-pauxs over some time, these were all reported in the press over the course of the last three days! 938 more words