Posts Tagged ‘policy’

Popular Science Decides To Shut Off Article Comments, Citing ‘Decades-Long War On Expertise’

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Popular Science (PopularScience.com) has decided to shut off their article comments, saying trolls and spambots undermine their science reporting. “Comments can be bad for science,” writes Suzanne LaBarre, who goes on to cite research that shows a minority of uncivil commenters have the power to change perceptions of a story. Why We’re Shutting Off Our…
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Conservatives Resent ‘Other’ People, Liberals Resent Bygone Policy

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If there is a fundamental reason to attack false equivalence, it would be the difference between what fuels conservatives and what fuels liberals. There are no shortage of personal attacks lobbed from both sides, but there is one key difference — conservatives resent “other” people; liberals resent bygone policy (usually supported by conservatives). I’m not…
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21 Rick Santorum ‘Where I Stand’ Statements All Liberals Need To Read

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Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has an extensive list of “where I stand” statements and policy goals on his campaign website, ricksantorum.com. I have chosen 21 Rick Santorum “issues” that I think all liberals need to read and I have provided commentary for each.