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Donald Trump

Fevered media speculation about Donald Trump’s psychological motivations and psychiatric diagnosis has recently encouraged mental health professionals to disregard the usual ethical constraints against diagnosing public figures at a distance. They have sponsored several petitions and a Feb. 14 letter … Continue reading

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cognitive dissonance and confirmation bias

Our own biases are invisible to ourselves. Friedrich Nietzsche said it well: There are no facts, only interpretations. Moreover, Fox News in the US, to give an example, has shown that unapologetic biased news is good entrainment and a commercial … Continue reading

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Driver’s Licenses for Immigrants in Colorado

A Snarled Route to Driver’s Licenses for Immigrants in Colorado By JACK HEALYJUNE 2, 2015 Colorado’s new program to license immigrant drivers ground to a near halt this winter after Republicans in the State Senate blocked money to keep its … Continue reading

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influx of Central American children

Jul. 27, 2014 12:10pm Zach Noble When iconic conservative columnist George Will gave his thoughts on the influx of Central American children streaming into the U.S., he left “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace struggling for words to respond. “We … Continue reading

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Hobby Lobby

The decision, written by Justice Alito, is beyond disturbing. It essentially grants for-profit corporations a free pass not to follow laws by invoking their “religious rights” under RFRA. While Alito and his buddies said their ruling was narrow, nothing could … Continue reading

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Alabama’s strict new immigration crackdown

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Terrified by Alabama’s strict new immigration crackdown, parents living in the state illegally say they are doing something that was unthinkable just days ago — asking friends, relatives, co-workers and acquaintances to take their children if they’re … Continue reading

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