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  • Smart People Are Just As Racist As Everyone Else (The First Commandment of Liberal MindThink)

    08/13/2013 7:48:38 PM PDT · by lbryce · 23 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | August 13, 2013 | Joe Terbush
    They just aren't quite so vocal about it, according to one new study. Despite what they may claim, geniuses are no less likely than their denser peers to be racist, according to a new study from the University of Michigan. While intelligent white Americans were more likely to support the ideals of racial tolerance, their subsequent responses to specific, race-based policies did not bear out those claims, the study found. "High-ability whites are less likely to report prejudiced attitudes and more likely to say they support racial integration in principle," said Geoffrey Wodtke, a doctoral candidate in sociology at Michigan...
  • Where No Mortgage News Is Fit to Print

    12/22/2011 12:36:20 AM PST · by neverdem · 3 replies
    The American ^ | December 20, 2011 | Peter J. Wallison
    The New York Times op-ed page and the left-wing echo chamber. When Joe Nocera was given a regular op-ed column in the New York Times, there was kind of a collective “uh-oh” among people who have watched the gradual slide of that page into Krugmanism and ideological irrelevance. I was one of them, but thought there might be some hope. Some of his columns in the Times business section had suggested a glimmering of a willingness to consider other points of view and even facts.At first, I was disappointed. As he said in today’s column, he called my dissent from...
  • Mr. President, You're Stuck on Stupid

    06/15/2010 4:10:18 AM PDT · by Scanian · 12 replies · 617+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | June 15, 2010 | Christopher Chantrill
    It is true that liberalism is cruel, corrupt, wasteful, and unjust. But one should never forget its delusion. The delusion is a simple one. It is a belief that government can be made rational and efficient. This delusion leads our liberal friends into disaster after disaster. Liberals were shocked that President Bush failed to get everyone tucked up in bed in a couple of days after Hurricane Katrina. They knew that a rational and efficient government, run by people like them who believed in government, could do better. Now President Obama is busy proving them wrong. Unfortunately, conservatives aren't helping....
  • A Time to Regroup (Bush Reportedly "Losing Confidence" in Cheney, Rove, and Card)

    10/30/2005 6:42:29 PM PST · by RWR8189 · 83 replies · 2,866+ views
    Time Magazine ^ | November 7, 2005 | NANCY GIBBS, MIKE ALLEN
    You have to wonder sometimes why Presidents even run for re-election, given how things usually turn out. Second terms have a way of veering into wild and menacing terrain, spiked with indictments and scandals and betrayal and grief. Some friends become less friendly because they know you are on your way to retirement while they are on their way to the next campaign. Your team gets tired, the ideas stale, and the fumes of power more toxic. It was through those badlands that President George W. Bush trudged last week, and for once he was walking alone. "The problem is...
  • Salon says receives $200,000 additional financing (Good Money After Bad Alert)

    12/31/2002 11:46:27 AM PST · by Timesink · 24 replies · 265+ views
    Reuters ^ | December 31, 2002
    Salon says receives $200,000 additional financing 12/31/2002 12:36:46 PMLOS ANGELES, Dec 31 (Reuters) - Online media company Salon Media Group Inc. (SALN) , has closed an additional $200,000 in financing, the company said in a filing with securities regulators on Tuesday. In a current report filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Salon said it issued a convertible promissory note and warrants to Shea Ventures LLC on Dec. 18 to raise $200,000 for working capital. Salon said the warrants give Shea the right to buy about 300,000 Salon shares at a price of $0.0575 per share. The company previously...