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Not according to our old friend Sam Wang. Princeton Professor Sam Wang found that gerrymandered districts may actually be less safe than those that aren’t politically altered. By analyzing data ...
by wtpvideo
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Oct 17, 2013 at 06:30 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
I've known that Iceland's "anti-austerity" program of the past few years, where they made bondholders rather than taxpayers take the fall for the errors of the banks, is widely considered to be an ...
by Seneca Doane
Comment Count 147 comments on Thu Aug 23, 2012 at 03:01 AM PDT with 521 Recommends
Yes, a speculative statement, but if we say it out loud, we will be putting pressure on Romney to deny it and force him to release his taxes. And there is evidence that the statement is true. Cross-...
by Tom Poll Master
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 07:50 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Five are dead in Washington; 29 in West Virginia. Workplace explosions killed them. Both employers, a refinery and a mining company, have been cited for safety violations. America must introduce ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Apr 09, 2010 at 05:54 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Update: Thanks to calchala , we now know what Obama really said. I guess the quote I ...
by Dr Squid
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Feb 11, 2010 at 08:22 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Poor misunderstood (former) GM executive Bob Lutz. How dare Lutz be castigated for stating that "Global ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Jan 31, 2010 at 10:59 AM PST with 33 Recommends
You may call me a wet blanket (or worse); although I'd prefer to be perceived as a reality check, at least as far as today's less-worse-than-normal government employment/unemployment report is ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Aug 07, 2009 at 01:12 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
In 1991, after prolonged painful public agonizing and offering the U.S. Senate seat to people who declined it, Governor Robert P. Casey officially offered the Senate vacancy caused by the tragic ...
by State Rep Mark Cohen Dem PA
Comment Count 43 comments on Mon Jan 05, 2009 at 04:51 AM PST with 42 Recommends
Maybe they should quit the prediction biz : There will be a backlash in the green movement ...
by kos
Comment Count 99 comments on Tue Dec 09, 2008 at 01:39 PM PST with 0 Recommends
It isn't often that you read the former Charles Edward Wilson Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School dressing down the American corporate community for "failure to ...
by Susan Gardner
Comment Count 186 comments on Fri Nov 14, 2008 at 07:15 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Bashing the oil companies is all well and good, but I think one needs to bring the facts. You can read this story ...
by Belvedere Come Here Boy
Comment Count 52 comments on Fri Mar 21, 2008 at 05:20 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Today, just in time for the release of Michael Moore's spectacular documentary film, SiCKO,
by tiggers thotful spot
Comment Count 33 comments on Sun Jun 24, 2007 at 05:39 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
For the second day in a row, a major news publication prints an important article on peak oil. After the Independent's strongly ...
by Jerome a Paris
Comment Count 364 comments on Fri Jun 15, 2007 at 06:51 AM PDT with 261 Recommends
I don't think this article got much notice here on Daily Kos but Business week did a story on the -selling off- privitization of public infrastructure currently the rage in ...
by dopper0189
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun May 06, 2007 at 06:37 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
I've said many times before that the best place for information is the business press. The material is written for people who need cold, hard information in order to make money, rather than for the ...
by davidsirota
Comment Count 119 comments on Tue Apr 10, 2007 at 08:31 AM PDT with 59 Recommends
It must be a terrible, awful burden to be Clarence Thomas -- condemned to a lifetime appointment on the United States Supreme Court, nowhere to hide from the people who expect you to think the way ...
by quaoar
Comment Count 47 comments on Mon Mar 05, 2007 at 09:23 AM PST with 17 Recommends
by darrelplant
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Jul 29, 2006 at 08:55 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
by gmoke
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Jul 08, 2006 at 10:45 PM PDT with 5 Recommends