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Who is Publishing Scientific Research — By Country

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I just read a piece on what MLK did, not what he said, but what he actually did.  It was astounding; and shocking to me that I had forgotten the immensity of what he accomplished.    

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“Tough Guy” Foreign Policy — the Myth Exposed

Although I missed last night’s presidential candidate debate, I am guessing that Romney played the “get tough” card, and talked once again about “not apologizing” for America.  Am I right?  A classic example of toughness in foreign policy is alleged … Continue reading

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Romney Backs Away from Health Care Reform

“Well, we do provide care for people who don’t have insurance,” he said in an interview with Scott Pelley of CBS’s “60 Minutes” that aired Sunday night. “If someone has a heart attack, they don’t sit in their apartment and … Continue reading

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Scaring the Voters in the Middle –

The claims of Representative Todd Akin that women don’t get pregnant from “legitimate rape” now live in infamy. But a few things you may not know: via Scaring the Voters in the Middle –

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Romney’s Dance Around Ryan’s Medicare Plan

Medicare has entered the election campaign is not likely to leave the political arena UNLESS Republicans find a way to sideline the issue.  If Republicans accomplish this by replacing Medicare talk with debate over  the difference between “legitimate rape” and … Continue reading

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Job Growth Under President Obama

It’ election time, so job growth numbers will be tossed about by candidates and news sources.  One number you will hear repeated is that private sector employment is  4.7 million less than it was in January 2008. Of course, that’s … Continue reading

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Cloud Atlas, a book and now a film

If you have not read anything by David Mitchell, you should. And CloudAtlas is a good one to start with.  Put simply, the book is about power, our will to power, and where it takes us individually, collectively, and historically.  … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Election 2012:
Amusing! Election 2012 View original post

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Originally posted on Health Care Reform Politics:
This is an excellent video clip. The insurance mandate is the spinach we need to eat.

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