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The Economist: Lane Greene- ‘The Truth About Lies’

Source:The New Democrat “From little fibs to big fat whoppers, lying is part of human nature. Lane Greene, our language guru, examines the difference between lies, falsehoods and plain nonsense.” Source:The Economist: Lane Greene- ‘The Truth About Lies’‘ From Dictionary A … Continue reading

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The Onion: U.S. Senator Tom Carper- ‘My Vote is Not For Sale At These Prices’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Note: these views don’t necessarily reflect the views of Senator Tom Carper, even if he personally wrote this piece for The Onion himself or had a staff writer write it … Continue reading

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The Thinking Atheist: Seth Andrews- Interviewing Dr. Michael Shermer: Why Smart People Believe Stupid Things

Source: The New Democrat Why smart people believe stupid things? Perhaps a better question would be do these smart people actually believe these stupid things, or are they ( pardon my French ) bullshit artists? People aren’t necessarily good or … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion- Jonathan Turley- “Voters Want a Revolution- Here’s What That Would Take”: Rewrite The U.S. Constitution?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: The Washington Post: Opinion- Jonathan Turley- “Voters Want a Revolution- Here’s What That Would Take”: Rewrite The U.S. Constitution? The problem that Social Democrats have in America, the so-called Bernie … Continue reading

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Brookings: William A. Galston & E.J. Dionne- “The Case For Universal Voting: Why Making Voting a Duty Would Enhance Our Elections and Improve Our Government”: More Big Government Won’t Equal Better American Politics

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus “William Galston and E.J. Dionne, Jr. make the case for universal voting – a new electoral system in which voting would be regarded as a required, civic duty. They … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: Government Studies: Thomas Mann: Election 2016: The Dumbing Down of American Politics: How Can American Politics Get Any Dumber?

Source: Brookings Institution: Government Studies: Thomas Mann: Election 2016: The Dumbing Down of American Politics: How Can American Politics Get Any Dumber? Tom Mann-“Donald Trump and the chorus of Republican presidential aspirants may have appeared to monopolize the capacity to … Continue reading

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Cavett Biter: The Dick Cavett Show- Bob Hope: Talks About Golf and Politicians, From 1972

  Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus As far as aging, again just a number and I know that sounds as clever as the glass is only half-empty or something, but that’s exactly what it is, … Continue reading

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