Evident #1: Harris' Vaccine Vow
By: TᵢG • Critical Thinkers • 53 Comments • 7 Likes • one month ago
“Harris vowed to take and support the vaccine if recommended by public health professionals. ”
This is issue #1 in a series intended to debunk silly talking points. During the VP debate, the following exchange took place: Q: If the Trump administration approves a vaccine before or after the election should Americans take it and would you take it? A: If the public health professionals...
Why Is The Price Of Oil Rising?
Via: TᵢG • News & Politics • 19 Comments • 4 Likes • one month ago
“Tight supply, the global economic recovery and Russia's war in Ukraine are all pushing the price of oil higher.”
This is an attempt to encourage some to consider the factors which underlie oil prices and, in particular, those contributing to the current high price of oil.
Let's talk about Trump's accomplishments....
Via: TᵢG • News & Politics • 517 Comments • 11 Likes • 2 months ago • LOCKED
“I am going to try —in good faith— to outline things his supporters really liked about him.”
Another interesting perspective from the Beau man.
The War in Ukraine Could Change Everything
Via: TᵢG • News & Politics • 64 Comments • 7 Likes • 2 months ago
“Since 1945, not a single internationally recognized country was wiped off the map by external invasion. This was the common thing in history. Until...”
This is a great, informative, perspective-setting discussion.
What is causing inflation? Economists point fingers at different culprits
Via: TᵢG • News & Politics • 51 Comments • 6 Likes • 3 months ago
“Americans continue to experience and hear about the nation's inflation woes: they're seeing it fairly clearly in gas and grocery prices, and on...”
'The Great Resignation' expert shares the biggest work trends of 2022
Via: TᵢG • News & Politics • 6 Comments • 3 Likes • 4 months ago
“"This is a moment of empowerment for workers," Anthony Klotz, an organizational psychologist and professor at Texas A&M, tells CNBC Make It.”
One of the oddest byproducts of the pandemic is the mass exodus of the workforce. How so many people can quit their jobs and survive is quite the curiosity. Then we have the expected side-effects. One would expect (and we are seeing this) higher wages and better benefits. Of course this...
DeSantis '24: Maybe Trump Was Too Honest and Sane on COVID
Via: TᵢG • News & Politics • 232 Comments • 14 Likes • 4 months ago
“Florida governor Ron DeSantis is potentially running for president in 2024 without Donald Trump's permission. He's appointing a vaccine skeptic,...”
Not a good start.
Bonhoeffer's Theory of Stupidity
Via: TᵢG • Critical Thinkers • 66 Comments • 12 Likes • 6 months ago
“Dietrich Bonhoeffer argued that stupid people are more dangerous than evil ones. This is because while we can protest against or fight evil people,...”
Does this ring as true to you as it does to me?
Unpacking the noise around Dr. Anthony Fauci and beagle experiments
Via: TᵢG • News & Politics • 16 Comments • 4 Likes • 7 months ago
“The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said that it did not fund one of the studies, ... the claims that Fauci funded a study...”
These are serious (and troubling) allegations and I for one am very interested in a detailed response from the NIH. Seems like all the news is about the allegations and almost nothing that represents the other side of the story. If anyone has anything from the NIH, Fauci, etc. that explains...
In court case, Giuliani shed new light on the Big Lie's origins
Via: TᵢG • News & Politics • 32 Comments • 6 Likes • 8 months ago
“It's not my job in a fast-moving case to go out and investigate every piece of evidence that's given to me. Otherwise, you're never going to write...”
Giuliani relinquished all credibility in order to support Trump. America's mayor turned himself into Trump's lying water-boy. What is this magical power Trump has that causes so many people to destroy their own credibility (and careers) simply to satisfy his whims?