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The Dangerous Allure of Political Promises

Terry Newell | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics
Terry Newell

Americans are justifiably leery of political promises, whether from candidates or presidents. They have seen too many made and too few kept. The cynicism that promises generate increases the distrust of politics and politicians.

PHOTOS: Nothing Newt Under The Sun: NASA's Moon Base Concepts

Posted 02.02.2012 | Science

When Newt Gingrich promised voters a permanent base on the moon if they elected him, the media went nuts. Parodies abounded. But now that it ...