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Media Spin I have no insight into the details of the problems that have been widely misreported in the mainstream press. However, as a programmer I know the problem is not with government.
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In recent years, banks (in particular banks that back the Republican party) have paid out billions to resolve Justice Department claims of gender, national origin, race and disability discrimination.
|Value Pinning Beats The GOP Every Time
The GOP has spent billions on public relations and marketing and now after losing badly in the election they are claiming they are bad at it . They still believe they need a new rebranding or ...
|Last Day of Stalking Awareness Month: Get The Facts And Spread The Word
If more people learn to recognize stalking, we have a better chance to protect victims and prevent tragedies. Less than 1/3 of states classify stalking as a felony upon first offense. Although ...
|The Social Psychology of Forum Behavior
Many forums and scientists. Much of the science was initiated by a famous study - The Stanford Prison Experiment in which some individuals were randomly assigned to play the role of guards and ...
|So What is A Good Moderation Policy?
So several recent posts have brought up the issue of moderation but none addressed the question I want answered which is what is good moderation? Markos argues that less is better while others ...
|Massive Fracking Burnoff Can Be Seen From Outer Space
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|So Far, All Identified Exoplanets May Be Uninhabitable
So far, scientists have said they have identified twelve planets that might be habitable. In fact, there are significant problems with every single planet identified to date. For a list of the ...
|Obama's 2013 Budget
President Obama proposed a 256 page budget back in February and congress has only passed a tiny fraction of what's in it. The budget includes more money for Medicare and Medicaid, jobs, education, ...
|Why Republicans Lack a Sense of Personal Responsibility
Conservatives frequently argue that liberals don’t take personal responsibility. For example, on Mitt Romney’s 47% tape, he argues Americans who paid into Medicare and Social Security are ...
|Interdisciplinary Group on Preventing School and Community Violence
The following are two statements by US scientists who are experts on violence in response to the Sandy Hook shootings. I felt the Daily Kos would like to see a scientific perspective on The Sandy ...
|After Science Concludes That Violent Video Games Cause Violence, Congress Asks For More Research
If you want to know just how twisted our politics and media have become look no further than Senator Rockefeller's bill last week asking the National Science Foundation to study the effects of video ...
|Yet Another Example of How Corporate Governance Destroy Jobs and Businesses
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|President Obama Fantasy Policy Speech on Gun Control
Thank you all for coming hear today. Today, I would like to discuss with my administration's change in policies in the aftermath of the NewHaven Shootings and many similar mass murders with much ...
|US Can Stop Mass Murders By Adopting Canadian Gun Laws
The Table at the bottom of this article shows the US mass murders for the last two years which took the lives of 93 people and injured another 123. There are three important points that can be ...
|Computerized Brain To Be Completed by 2020
Three ongoing research projects have convinced me that it's inevitable that humanity will create a computerized mind. For example, the IBM funded Blue Brain Project which is scheduled for ...
|Government Doesn't Work But After 35 years & 11.5 Billion Miles Voyager is Leaving the Solar System
Yesterday, scientists announced that after 35 years and 11.5 billion miles, Voyager I is riding on a magnetic highway to the stars . The spacecraft is still operating and sending data back to ...
|Why GOP Tough Talk is Weak
Republicans often talk very tough when dealing with foreign governments. Sometimes it even gets them points with an electorate that interpret this talk as indicating they will best defend U.S. ...
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