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STUDY: Conservatives Won’t Read An Opposing View, Even If Offered Money

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The term “motivated ignorance” has now reared to the forefront in a new study showing that Republicans will not read a view that is in opposition to theirs. The kicker? Many were even offered the chance to win free money to do so. The study comes from The Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, and its…

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Apparently Trump Doesn’t Understand What Bipartisanship Means

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Before we get to the infamous babbling of one President Donald Trump, let’s define what a government shutdown is and what it does very quickly. A government shutdown is a process whereby the Executive Branch of the U.S. government enters when legislation cannot be passed to fund government agencies and operations. Why do these shutdowns…

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Gorsuch Refuses To Answer Questions From Senators – Takes Filibuster To 36 (VIDEO)

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Nominees for significant appointments are typically expected to meet with and answer the questions of the senators who will vote on their appointment. After Judge Gorsuch had canceled a scheduled meeting with Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth he failed, despite her efforts, to reschedule to answer the questions she has about his record. Senator Duckworth said: “I refused to…

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