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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

What’s Partisan About Fact?

The lack of GOP enthusiasm for fact-checkers ought to tell you something. Who could have a problem with a fact-checker?

April 27, 2015

Caught In A Lie? Maybe Oxytocin Is To Blame

By Karen Kaplan, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — There are lies, damn lies — and the lies that we tell for the sake of others when we are under the influence of oxytocin. Researchers found that after a squirt of the so-called love hormone, volunteers lied more readily about their results in a game […]

March 31, 2014

The Republican Party Lies More Than Democrats, Study Finds

A recent study found that Republicans not only lie more, but are less credible too.

May 29, 2013

The Tea Party’s Origin Story Is A Myth

Members of the Tea Party position themselves as a populist movement opposed to big government and excessive government spending. They claim that they are average citizens uninterested in politics who are simply fed up with the federal government. Not true, according to political scientists David Campbell and Robert Putnam. Campbell and Putnam have been tracking […]

August 18, 2011