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An anti-Measles Drug
Early studies are looking promising for a drug to battle measles. Scientists have discovered a drug that may help in the fight against measles a vir
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Cocoon
This post will undoubtedly come as a complete surprise to everyone who has ever read my posts. Not many years ago I found myself at a crossroads with my beliefs and my faith, having spent my entire life thinking I was a Christian (but not living
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Iran is cutting it's nuke program
In the face of yet another Obama failure the UN is preparing to announce that Iran has lived up to its end of the bargain in cutti
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Chinese Pollution, American Problem
China's pollution may be contributing to America's winters. The long and short of this is that pollution doesn't respect random
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Republicans claimed that unemployment benefits increased unemployment. Did the unemployed find jobs faster after their benefits were cut?
Now that we've cut benefits we can test this assertion. Did people find jobs faster when their benefits were cut off? The answer is no, they did not. This should be more evidence, not that more was needed, that our economic problems are a demand side is
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What do they want?.
Conservatives fought against same sex marriage until the court system decided to deny them that right was a violation of their civil rights. Since they failed at that endeavor they decided to take a new approach and now they are through legislation att
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A victory for the Environmentalists
It's not very often that we get to see something positive happen for the environment. It seems most of the time we make our case, we argue but nothing ever gets done. People buying reusable bags to use at the grocery store is completely unthinkable, p
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Another Founding Father
Source. “The property of this country is absolutely concen
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CBO lowers estimate of Obamacare costs by 104 Billion
CBO lower cost estimate. This is due in part to lower an expected premiums. Thought those were sky rocketing though. . .hmmm. Keep up to good work boys.
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More on the Ukraine
As this situation in the Ukraine continues to play out it's becoming increasingly difficult to tell who, if anybody can be considered the good guy and who is the bad guy. That's not to say that Russia is forgiven for it's behavior. It's not and some w
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sean_renaud commented about 5 hours ago on
Republicans claimed that unemployment benefits increased unemployment. Did the unemployed find jobs faster after their benefits were cut?
The fact that Obama was a good choice by most standards and easily the better choice in both his elections is beside the point. You could have gone and started flipping burgers or working at Wal-Mart. It was your arrogance that kept you unemployed for read the rest
sean_renaud commented about 5 hours ago on
What do they want?.
Oh I expect the world to go straight to hell if they accomplish their goal. But I respect people who actually believe what they are saying instead of just spouting whatever bullshit they think sounds good. I don't have to agree with your goal to read the rest
sean_renaud commented about 6 hours ago on
Cocoon
Okay I'll do my best to keep this short. First I'd like to note that coming to a logical conclusion automatically makes you a reck alt. (How anybody could think I was a reck alt is odd. We don't talk at all the same!) I think the read the rest
reckoner commented about 8 hours ago on
Cocoon
Everyone is a reckoned alter ego, including you alienated. D6, I just woke up and my brain isn't functionng well enough to redpond just read the rest
alienated commented about 10 hours ago on
Cocoon
You are scaring me. You are making me think that you may be just another Reckoner alter ego. Please tell me that is not true. Robots. Yes, there will be robots like the ones that paint cars for GM and Ford. There are also new jobs for guys that program read the rest
alienated commented about 10 hours ago on
Republicans claimed that unemployment benefits increased unemployment. Did the unemployed find jobs faster after their benefits were cut?
This is like most every other issue you could bring up ... the truth is not in one extreme or the other. The truth is rarely black or white. The truth is somewhere in between. The truth is complicated. Remember the "are you still beating your wife?" read the rest