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Facts Don't Matter in Politics

From care2.com, “The Yale study proved that when people are misinformed about a subject, facts which contradict their assumptions actually make them believe their flawed…

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Speaking Truth to the PowerLESS

Speaking truth to the powerful is considered a valiant act, although in most instances, it’s also futile. The reason seems to be that the powerful…

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Reality Slap: How Long Are We Going To Remain This Stupid?

Ezra Klein, on the Ed Show, gave a very good (albeit sad) explanation of WHY the Dow hit a record high this week. He explained…

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Bozo Sapiens And The Cognitive Dissonance Of Denying Your Own Best Interests

  In the book “Bozo Sapiens”, mother and son authors, Michael and Ellen Kaplan wrote that, “it’s not that humans suffer from a lack of…

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Are Politicians Really That Dumb?

I keep hearing and reading about how dumb our politicians are.  The dictionary defines dumb thusly, “lacking intelligence or good judgment; stupid; dull-witted”.  There’s no…

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Welcome To The Big Slice!

When I originally created The Pragmatic Progressive Page on Facebook, it was to service a web site by the same name. Unfortunately, I didn’t know…

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