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Who Ran Up The Debt Anyway?

As the non-debate on raising the debt ceiling continues, it’s worth remembering who increased the debt. Almost a half of our national debt was incurred by a single President. Guess which one… [...]

The Great Debt Ceiling Non-Debate

The Republicans are lying about the potential consequences of not raising the debt ceiling. They’ve created a confrontation that should never have been allowed to get started. [...]

Psychologically Disturbed

Glenn Beck has insulted a nation in mourning. [...]

I Ain’t Related To No Chimpanzee!

The Creationists are right! We didn’t evolve from chimpanzees/gorillas/monkeys! Maybe we should listen to them a bit more, or maybe not… [...]

A Sad Day For Norway And Humanity

I’ve travelled all over the world, but when people ask me to list my favorite cities I always put Oslo, Norway at the top… [...]

Why The Brain’s Clock Mechanism Starts Degenerating In Middle Age

A new study has found that the mechanism that controls our :body clock” starts to degenerate in middle age. [...]

A Fox News Master Class In Spin Doctoring

Watch a Fox News spin doctor position its beleaguered sister company, the News of the World, as the victim, not the perpetrator, of alleged phone hacking crimes. [...]

Accentuate The Positive And Age Better

A new study used neuroimaging to look at areas of the brain to see whether positive thinking helps us age better. [...]

The Worms Turn

Will media mogul Rupert Murdoch’s empire fall as a result of illegal phone hacking and bribery allegations? [...]

Porcelain Unicorn

Sir Ridley Scott, director of one of my favorite movies, “Bladerunner”, awarded the Grand Prize for this year’s Philips Parallel Lines “Tell It Your Way” international contest to “Porcelain Unicorn”. [...]

Governor Of Texas Ignores The Constitution And Breaks The Law

The Republican Governor of Texas has ignored International law and defied the precise wording of the Constitution. Even worse, he has put all Americans traveling abroad at risk. [...]

Republicans Focus On Rigging Elections

The Republican Governor of Ohio is bringing a new twist to the GOP’s drive to stop opponents from voting. [...]

Republicans Ignore E.coli Outbreak And Defund Food Monitoring Program

With 49 deaths and over 4,100 people in Europe affected by an outbreak of infection caused by a new E.coli bacterium strain, why have Republicans just voted to cut off a monitoring program that could detect something similar over here? [...]

The British Are Coming!

It’s July 4th., which is NOT the day that Congress signed the Declaration of Independence. [...]

Unfair And Unbalanced May Be A Good Thing Sometimes

Should we be worried that an Executive Vice President at Comcast, parent of NBC Universal, has been fund-raising for President Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign? [...]

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