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  • JFK Assassination Files: Hoover Said FBI Must "Convince The Public" Oswald Acted Alone

    10/29/2017 3:43:00 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 24 replies
    CBS News ^ | 10/29/17
    Newly released FBI files about the assassination of John F. Kennedy are shedding new light on shooter Lee Harvey Oswald and the bureau chief's efforts to quell conspiracy theories about the fatal shooting of the nation's 35th president. In the chaotic aftermath of the assassination, followed two days later by the murder of Oswald while in police custody, FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover vented his frustration in a formerly secret report found in the files. It opened: "There is nothing further on the Oswald case except that he is dead." But, reflecting on Oswald less than an hour after he...
  • Bush Doctrine On Terror Fails To Convince Public

    09/06/2006 7:19:21 PM PDT · by blam · 28 replies · 795+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 9-7-2006 | Ewen MacAskill
    Bush doctrine on terror fails to convince public · Poll shows rising anxiety in both US and Europe· Iran now seen as country posing the gravest threat Ewen MacAskill, diplomatic editor Thursday September 7, 2006 The Guardian (UK) The Bush administration's claim that Americans are now safer from terrorism has been undermined by a poll yesterday showing a significant jump in the number of Americans and Europeans concerned about Islamist extremism and other global threats. The survey, published days before the fifth anniversary of 9/11, is at odds with a Bush administration document on terrorism on Tuesday that insisted: "America...
  • CA: Special elections seem likely - With petitions in, governor's challenge is to convince voters

    05/09/2005 9:36:55 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 2 replies · 342+ views
    Monterey Herald ^ | 5/9/05 | Beth Fouhy - AP
    SAN FRANCISCO - There's no question Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's campaign on behalf of his government reform proposals has cost him popularity and political capital. But with initiative petitions being turned in and new campaign commercials beginning to air statewide, the ever-optimistic governor may have turned a corner in the fierce battle to place his reform agenda before voters. Despite weeks of televised attacks by nurses, teachers and other Democrat-leaning interest groups, Schwarzenegger appears to have gathered enough signatures to force a special election on three initiatives aimed at changing the way government does business. None of the three -- changing...
  • A New site where righties can debate lefties to win the hearts and minds of the critical middle

    05/24/2004 8:12:40 AM PDT · by AdrianSpidle · 1 replies · 109+ views ^ | May, 2004 | Adrian Spidle
    Aren't you tired of only talking to people who agree with you? Here's a site where you can show lefties how smart you are while, perhaps, convincing some important swing voters.
  • Scientists are uncovering ways of making messages more persuasive

    05/30/2002 3:36:24 PM PDT · by vannrox · 11 replies · 314+ views
    The Economist ^ | May 2nd 2002 | Editorial Staff
    Psychology Persuasion May 2nd 2002 From The Economist print edition Scientists are uncovering ways of making messages more persuasive. Politicians and salesmen use such tricks already. Who can afford not to read on? AKG YOUR correspondent was not sure whether to write this piece. But Eric Knowles, a professor of social psychology at the University of Arkansas, was very convincing. He said that he had experimental evidence to support a new approach to persuasion—one that works on removing people's inhibitions, or lowering their resistance. Dr Knowles is so compelling that he has managed to persuade America's National Science Foundation...