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Juan Cole: How the FCC Can Take the Money Out of Politics – Juan Cole’s Columns – Truthdig

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Can we talk? Ron Paul is not a charming oddball with a few peculiar notions. He’s not merely “out of the mainstream.” Ron Paul is a full-bore crank. In fact he’s practically the dictionary definition of a crank: a person who has a single obsessive, all-encompassing idea for how the world should work and is utterly blinded to the value of any competing ideas or competing interests.

Crackpots Do Not Make Good Messengers | Mother Jones

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Obama May Ditch Most US Nukes | Mother Jones

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Even Critics of Safety Net Increasingly Depend on It – NYTimes.com

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The ‘Undue Weight’ of Truth on Wikipedia – The Chronicle Review – The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Happiness Takes (A Little) Magic | The Wirecutter

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Everything You Thought You Knew About Learning Is Wrong | GeekDad | Wired.com