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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 Behavioral and … Continue reading

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The Latest Republican Threat: Obamacare or Your Life

Once again, America’s Republicans and TeaBirchers prove that they are either sociopaths, who want to squash the lives of 99% of the American people, or are utterly insane. Kevin Drum, at Mother Jones, reports: “A few weeks ago, Republicans unveiled … Continue reading

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Fetuses Feel Pain at 20 Weeks, and 4 Other Anti-Abortion Myths

[With thanks to Mother Jones and Kate Sheppard] The House of Representatives passed a law on Tuesday banning abortions after 20 weeks across the country, based on the scientifically dubious claim that a fetus can feel pain at that point. … Continue reading

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Is there Pay-to-Play in the GOP controlled House?

Are we seeing another example of Pay-to-Play in U.S. politics? Everything that I’ve seen on John Boehner’s connection to the Coal Companies screams that there well might be. According to an article by Jaeah Lee of Mother Jones, GOP Speaker … Continue reading

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Why weren’t tough subjects covered at GOP-TP Debate

Andy Kroll wrote an interesting article that was published by Mother Jones. Titled “6 Hot-Button Issues the GOP Presidential Hopefuls Dodged in the Debate”, it covers vital questions that were not asked or covered during the debate, such as: Campaign … Continue reading

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