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The Politics of Flattery

Edwin Eisendrath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Edwin Eisendrath

The biggest question for Americans is not whether we like Barack or John, Sarah or Joe better. It is whether we have the character to recognize flattery when we hear it, and to stay focused on what matters.

Will The "Drill, Baby, Drill" Temper Tantrum Shut Down Our Government?

Bill Scher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Scher

Because conservative leaders are so deep in the pocket of Big Oil, they are vehemently against any compromise that doesn't give them everything they want.

Dems: You Can Box McCain In on Oil Drilling -- In a 'Postpartisan' Way

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

I don't want to see more offshore drilling, but if we can put an end to oil profiteering -- and to the exhaustion of our natural resources to enrich a few -- it would be a trade-off worth considering.

"Drill, Baby, Drill" Remix Contest at Wired Science

Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dave Burdick

In recognition of the baffling popularity of the chant "Drill, baby, drill" at the Republican National Convention, Wired Science has put out a call for creatively remixed videos involving the chant.