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Politico: Eureka! Tea partiers know science

Source – Politico – Tal Kopan – 10/17/13 A finding in a study on the relationship between science literacy and political ideology surprised the Yale professor behind it: Tea party members know more science than non-tea partiers. Yale law professor Dan

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Conservatism in Media and Pop Culture

In this article I will argue that there are at least a few strong and current examples of conservatism in media and pop culture, although I will not by any means arguing about its degree. While I am not going

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Secession Arguments

This article addresses certain ways secession might be done legally, but does not address whether or not that is actually a good idea. The Texas Argument I’m from Texas and I just want to get this one out of the

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Psychopaths, Sociopaths, Politicians and Businessmen

This article covers an application of psychology to economics and politics. Politicians and certain kinds of economists, investors or businessmen are often cast as cold-hearted psychopaths or sociopaths, but is that fair and accurate? I think it is and isn’t

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There is Not a Government Shutdown

The government has undergone a procedure that has taken a media label which is also a misnomer. The procedure has been labeled a “government shutdown.” The media is calling an apple an orange. There is no government shutdown. In reality

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Why We Need Economic Education

Economics affects everyone in both personal and collective ways. Understanding economics can help you increase your income, decrease your spending and improve your quality of life all at the same time. Moreover, it can allow a society as a whole

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Rubio Nails it On Big Government

[From John: I don’t really consider myself a fan of Rubio, but man does he nail it here on the problem of Big Government and Obamacare.] Source – Rubio.senate.gov [Excerpt from an interview on “The Sean Hannity Show.”] – 9/20/13

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Another Improvement to Degreed: Retainment

Degreed is an education evaluation service. I am a huge fan of Degreed, but I have also been keeping track of ways to improve the service. This article covers one such improvement. Degreed does not account for the ability to retain

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3 Ways to Improve Degreed

This article is about 3 ways, that are really one way, to improve the education evaluating organization and service known as Degreed. There are two large flaws in the way Degreed works, which can be seen as a single kind

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Degreed Continues the Evolution of Education

Degreed is another example of alternative education. In the past I have written about game-based learning, homeschooling and other models of education. All of these technologies increase the quality per dollar of education by leaps and strides over the status quo.

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