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Established by Dean Baker and Mark Weisbrot in 1999 to promote democratic debate on the most important economic and social issues that affect people's lives.
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According to Gallup, 74% of Republicans with a college degree say that human-caused global warming is exaggerated, compared to 57% of Republicans with only a high-school education or less. By contrast, among Democrats: only 1...
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Richard B Rood, University of Michigan | (The Conversation) - If you’re younger than 30, you’ve never experienced a month &helip;
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Since the day President Obama took office, he has failed to bring to justice anyone responsible for the torture of terrorism suspects — an official government program conceived and carried out in the years after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. He did allow his Justice Department to investigate ...
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The only thing you need to know before the upcoming election:

When Republicans have power, they pack the United States House of Representatives 
Committee on Science, Space and Technology with dunces and fools.

Jon Stewart covers the highlights of a recent hearing well in this video (http://thedailyshow.cc.com/videos/8q3nmm/burn-noticed) starting at around 3 minutes, but for those of you with little patience, here are the highlights

Dana Rohrabacher (Vice Chairman - R-IN)
At what level is CO2 dangerous to humans (Concern is for environment rather than direct affect on humans).

Larry Bucshon (R-IN)
Public comments say it is not a problem (look at scientific literature rather than public comments)
Climatologists depend on the climate’s changing to keep publishing articles, so I don’t believe it (So they are bought but Bucshon, whose largest campaign donors are Murray Energy, Koch Enterprises and Peabody Energy is not?  Besides, if the scientists could be bought, Bucshon’s campaign contributors would have bought them).
“Scare tactics like that, you know, is really appalling”

Steve Stockman (R-TX)
The effects of the Earth’s wobble are not included in the models  (The wobbles are over a cycles of 22 thousand years or longer and  have a tiny effect on timescale of 100 years over which the models are forecasting).
How long will it take for the sea level to rise two feet; if ice melting in a glass does not overflow  (Yes, but what about the ice which is melting on the land)

These are the caliber of men who serve on the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space and Technology when Republicans have power.
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"More education moves Republicans further into fantasyland, where they already are, and moves Democrats further into reality, where they already are"

(different article on same study as was basis for yesterday's post)
Eric Zuesse 100% agreement among scientists does not exist on anything, not even on basic laws of physics; but there are some scientific topics where the degree of expert consensus is near 100%, an...
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"the preferences of the average American appear to have only a minuscule, near-zero, statistically non-significant impact upon public policy."
Scientists have proven that our government is far from what we believe.
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"While the Senate report and other critics say torture produced false information, that could have been one of the program’s goals"
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By Juan Cole | -- This week, the release by the Senate of a report on torture as practiced in &helip;
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Paul Ryan Declares War Against Math
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