Category Archives: domestic politics

Trump protects his safe space

Yes, it was planned, and yes, like the ‘clock boy’, she has some hinky connections. But if people didn’t let their fears get the best of them, there wouldn’t have been any ‘incidents’ at all. They could hardly have predicted … Continue reading

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U.S. stocks open higher, lifted by strong job gains; China’s market also climbs

Via the LA Times: Oil prices continued to slide. U.S. crude dipped 11 cents to $33.16 a barrel in New York, and Brent crude, a benchmark for international oils, lost 20 cents to $33.55 a barrel in London. Energy stocks … Continue reading

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The Real Victims of Victimhood

Second, victimhood culture makes for worse citizens — people who are less helpful, more entitled, and more selfish. In 2010, four social psychologists from Stanford University published an article titled “Victim Entitlement to Behave Selfishly” in the Journal of Personality … Continue reading

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Kuwait arrests and trolls Twitter users

Two years after the start of the Arab Spring, the political battle in Kuwait is growing increasingly more tense over Twitter. At the current rate, Kuwait will soon be able to compete with neighboring Bahrain in the number of prosecutions brought … Continue reading

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“Anonymous” Reveals Close Ties Between Ron Paul And Neo-Nazis

Via News One The group of hackers known as “Anonymous” has shut down several neo-Nazi websites owned by Jamie Kelso, a former John Birch Society member, assistant to David Duke and moderator for the white supremacist website, Stormfront. “Anonymous” claims … Continue reading

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Human nature is much more complex than quantum physics

Which is why economic & social ‘science’ models don’t work… Mr. Derman’s particular thesis can be stated simply: Although financial models employ the mathematics and style of physics, they are fundamentally different from the models that science produces. Physical models … Continue reading

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Every four years, the nightmare returns…

This video perfectly captures my feelings about our 18 month presidential election process: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Indecision 2012 – The Awakening http://www.thedailyshow.com http://media.mtvnservices.com/mgid:cms:item:comedycentral.com:389599 Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor & Satire … Continue reading

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