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Politics 2012

My 2012 'McLaughlin Awards' (Part 2)

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

There are some obvious choices in the Destined For Political Stardom category. Instead of the obvious, however, I'm going with a wild card pick: a person who may not become a political star for years to come.

'We Never Saw It Coming': The Psychology of Missed Predictions

Neal Roese | Posted 01.25.2013 | Science
Neal Roese

Faced with an event that negative -- a defeat or a failure -- a person may claim it to be completely unpredictable, that no one could possibly have seen it coming -- a case when hindsight bias seems not only to be absent, but even reversed.

Why Are/Aren't Social Security and Medicare Worthwhile Programs?

Quora | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Jim Seidman, Technology Consultant I assume that by "Social Security" the question means ...

Why Are/Aren't Social Security and Medicare Worthwhile Programs?

Quora | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Gary Teal, Republican The campaign is on, so to speak. I'm shifting into fighting mode, but I ...