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financial newsletter on the financial meltdown

September 17, 2008

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Tell Rally Organizers To Pull Palin

September 17, 2008

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I just heard that Sarah Palin is scheduled to speak at a rally of American Jews of all stripes about the threat Iran poses to the U.S. and Israel. I’m just flabbergasted that she was invited and think it’s a real mistake. I wrote a letter to the chief organizer of the event, Malcolm Hoenlein, […]

AlterNet: What Makes People Vote Republican?

September 17, 2008

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Psychological Profile of Conservatives But now that we can map the brains, genes, and unconscious attitudes of conservatives, we have refined our diagnosis: conservatism is a partially heritable personality trait that predisposes some people to be cognitively inflexible, fond of hierarchy, and inordinately afraid of uncertainty, change, and death. People vote Republican because Republicans offer […]

Tweets for Today

September 17, 2008

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13:05 McCain/Palin’s Top 20 Lies, Myths & Flip-Flops: tinyurl.com/4lnahm # 13:27 @bethr Loud music after 10pm? What are your kids’ bedtimes? # 13:56 @bethr At that hour headphones are in order. # 14:01 @bethr MIT is following Ivy League colleges’ example. My brother’s post-divorce income may be <$70K, but his kids lack grades/test sc … […]

Tweets for Today

September 17, 2008

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13:05 McCain/Palin’s Top 20 Lies, Myths & Flip-Flops: tinyurl.com/4lnahm # 13:27 @bethr Loud music after 10pm? What are your kids’ bedtimes? # 13:56 @bethr At that hour headphones are in order. # 14:01 @bethr MIT is following Ivy League colleges’ example. My brother’s post-divorce income may be <$70K, but his kids lack grades/test sc … […]