Think about this for a moment: what did the Obama Administration have to gain from covering up the nature of the attack on our consulate in Benghazi? The answer: Nothing. Historically the people rally around a president after a terrorist attack. This is why the Republican obsession with Benghazi is an obvious, shameful and hypocritical political maneuver. … Continue reading
Interesting piece by Steven Pinker about how America may have come to be divided between Red and Blue. The historian David Hackett Fischer traces the divide back to the British settlers of colonial America. The North was largely settled by English farmers, the inland South by Scots-Irish herders. Anthropologists have long noted that societies … Continue reading
Excellent observations from about the idea of Fairness in modern politics and how they are informing voters and party platforms.
Very, very interesting and enlightening examination of the differences between the worldview’s of liberals and conservatives. His book Moral Politics has been out since 2002, how have I missed this? Please check it out his work is important.