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Climate Change and the Thawing of the Great Conservative Liberal Divide

Climate Change and the Thawing of the Great Conservative Liberal Divide

With Monday’s commencement of a UN sponsored conference on climate change in Lima, Peru the subject is again front-and-center. While the conference includes political leaders and climate change experts from 190 nations, it is hoped that the politics that all too often inform the debate will be kept at bay. Indeed, the hope is that […]

Guns and Freedom: An American Love Story

Guns and Freedom: An American Love Story

Guns are an inextricable component of American culture, dating back to the country’s inception in the Revolutionary War of the late 1700’s. An article in Slate highlights the rarity of the enshrinement of rights toward gun ownership on the international stage, and points out that Guatemala is possibly the only other country on the planet […]

Mario Cuomo Hospitalized for Heart Condition

Mario Cuomo Hospitalized for Heart Condition

Mario Cuomo, the former New York governor, has been hospitalized for an undisclosed heart condition, according to the governor’s office. The news was announced on Saturday, November 29. The 82-year-old father of current Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) was a three-term Democratic governor of New York, from which the elder statesman held office from 1983 to 1994. […]

Chris Christie Mum on Immigration Position Unless Elected GOP Flag-Bearer

Chris Christie Mum on Immigration Position Unless Elected GOP Flag-Bearer

As New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s presidential ambitions seem to be on the upsurge according to a recent poll released by Quinnipiac University this week, he appears committed to keeping his position on immigration secret unless he is elected the GOP flag-bearer in the 2016 elections. The poll results indicate that he would be in […]

Why Do People Still Not Believe in Climate Change?

Why Do People Still Not Believe in Climate Change?

There is a new study out that people may actually experience weather in different ways depending on their political beliefs. The study published in Nature Climate Change examined the politicization of the weather, which has gone to the extent that Democrats are more likely to believe that the weather is warmer than usual than their Republican counterparts. […]

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