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Ground Zero Mosque Fact Check

Not that the facts matter (for the right in this country makes up its own facts exactly as it pleases), but some AP reporters actually went to the bother of fact checking some of the claims that prominent Republicans like … Continue reading

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Thinking about Nietzsche: does truth matter?

One thing that the religious fundamentalist and the secular scientist agree on is this: what is actually true matters. Or, as they say on the X Files, “The truth is out there.” I’m not interested in denying that the world really … Continue reading

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Poem of the Day: Emily Dickinson’s “Tell the Truth but tell it slant”

Tell all the Truth but tell it slant— Success in Circuit lies Too bright for our infirm Delight The Truth’s superb surprise As Lightening to the Children eased With explanation kind The Truth must dazzle gradually Or every man be … Continue reading

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McCain Flip-Flop: He Promised to Not Take the “Low Road” to the Presidency, But Now He’s Decided He Can’t Win Any Other Way, And Is Using Rovian Lies at Every Turn

Here’s the most effective Obama ad I’ve seen:

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