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Forum: Politics 05:48 PM - 03/18/13
Replies: 1,461
Views: 353,151
Posted By peder458
Guatemalan dictator on trial for genocide. (http://www.npr.org/2013/03/18/174645182/three-decades-on-ex-guatemalan-leader-faces-genocide-charges)
Forum: Politics 07:21 PM - 03/17/13
Replies: 39
Views: 2,960
Posted By peder458
Just read "The Righteous Mind" by Haidt, a social psychologist. It ties together morals/ethics, evolution, political beliefs, and religion. It was interesting and pretty accessible. Not sure if it...
Forum: Politics 04:50 PM - 03/17/13
Replies: 9,143
Views: 346,879
Posted By peder458
This made me lol--like, more than it should have.
Forum: Politics 04:47 PM - 03/17/13
Replies: 9,143
Views: 346,879
Posted By peder458
Really interesting.
Forum: General 04:11 PM - 03/17/13
Replies: 250
Views: 13,689
Posted By peder458
1. Absinthe Party at the Fly Honey Warehouse - Minus the Bear
2. Am I Wry? No - Mew
3. The Archers Bows Have Broken - Brand New
4. Violence - Blink 182
5. Freakish - Saves the Day
6. Thinkin Bout...
Forum: Politics 09:20 PM - 02/13/13
Replies: 302
Views: 13,495
Posted By peder458
Thanks, I really like The Atlantic. Great avatar, haha!
Forum: Politics 04:32 PM - 02/13/13
Replies: 302
Views: 13,495
Posted By peder458
5 economists weigh in on minimum wage proposal - The Atlantic...
Forum: Politics 07:40 PM - 01/27/13
Replies: 445
Views: 18,348
Posted By peder458
Last week I heard a story on NPR concerning research suggesting there was significant decreases suicide rates by overdose by just individually wrapping the pills in the area. No ban on purchasing it,...
Forum: Politics 07:00 PM - 01/27/13
Replies: 445
Views: 18,348
Posted By peder458
Important to note: The variance of smoking behavior explains roughly 16% of the occurrence of cancer (if I remember correctly... I will try to find a link). To decide that 45% of variance explained...
Forum: Politics 06:46 PM - 01/27/13
Replies: 445
Views: 18,348
Posted By peder458
Thanks for this. Reading from the beginning of the thread, I was worried that no one appreciated the link between violent video games (as one example) and aggressive behavior (however that gets...
Forum: Politics 08:12 PM - 11/07/12
Replies: 3,428
Views: 156,829
Posted By peder458
Are you being serious? He is offering probabilities of a person winning each state. He didn't just win one election yesterday, he predicted 50 (assuming FL) states. His model is accurate, not...
Forum: Politics 08:38 PM - 11/06/12
Replies: 3,428
Views: 156,829
Posted By peder458
Whhhhaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa...........?
Forum: Politics 07:58 PM - 11/06/12
Replies: 3,428
Views: 156,829
Posted By peder458
Are you following the progress of the amendments anywhere?
Forum: Politics 08:11 PM - 11/05/12
Replies: 3,428
Views: 156,829
Posted By peder458
I thought I saw a poll with Romney up 5 in FL today.
Edit: Here (http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/polls/265815-poll-romney-up-5-points-in-florida) is where I saw that.
Forum: Politics 07:40 PM - 11/05/12
Replies: 3,428
Views: 156,829
Posted By peder458
I took the easy way out and didn't make my own. Haha.
Forum: Politics 07:17 PM - 11/05/12
Replies: 3,428
Views: 156,829
Posted By peder458
For the presidential race?? Probably what ever Nate Silver says... :) 300 or so EVs for Obama, and a fairly close popular vote.

I wish I could predict the same success for both the ballot amendments...
Forum: Politics 05:57 PM - 11/05/12
Replies: 3,428
Views: 156,829
Posted By peder458
Habitual lurker, here: Thought you all might appreciate this sign across from my apartment.

Edit: Fake campaign sign "Norris Palin 2012" won't paste...
Forum: Politics 10:56 PM - 12/07/11
Replies: 131
Views: 13,210
Posted By peder458
His sister on the Rachel Maddow show tonight was fascinating.
Forum: Politics 10:43 PM - 11/09/11
Replies: 9,338
Views: 525,592
Posted By peder458
fuck.... it sounds like I missed an amazing debate.
Forum: Politics 02:00 PM - 10/23/11
Replies: 110
Views: 8,734
Posted By peder458
If more people took some philosophy classes, I don't think the country would be as ignorant and ill-informed as it is. That is me, though. I suppose it depends on how you assign value to college...
Forum: Politics 03:40 PM - 10/18/11
Replies: 2,647
Views: 261,810
Posted By peder458
I got the shivers when they sang. It was superb.
Forum: News 09:44 AM - 10/08/11
Replies: 231
Views: 38,927
Posted By peder458
Holy shit. This is fantastic.
Forum: Politics 01:00 PM - 10/01/11
Replies: 1,592
Views: 80,250
Posted By peder458
I didn't mean to put words in your mouth. See the edit above.
Forum: Politics 12:55 PM - 10/01/11
Replies: 1,592
Views: 80,250
Posted By peder458
I don't completely disagree with you, but I also don't think anti-Americanism is inherently ignorant.

Edit: I feel like the protesters are just not well-organized; they lack a coherent agenda, as...
Forum: Politics 11:07 AM - 10/01/11
Replies: 36
Views: 2,483
Posted By peder458
I am in no way denying that politics are involved in the treatment of many health problems, but are you sure you don't want to qualify this statement?


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