Why the Truth Still Matters

Let’s face it, voters love to hear falsehoods.

Mitt Romney proclaims that President Obama’s health care law is a “federal takeover of the U.S. health care system,” and his supporters approve. Obama’s people nodded in agreement when the president said “if you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan.”

But both claims are false.

The truth about Romney’s claim is that the federal government ... Full Story »

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Fabrice Florin
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by Fabrice Florin - Jun. 15, 2012

Excellent opinion by Brooks Jackson on how we implicitly encourage politicians to tell us what we want to hear, rather than the hard truth. The root cause of this problem may well be our unwillingness to reconsider our beliefs and face the facts. Finding a cure for blind faith may turn out to be the most important challenge of our times.

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by Sirajul Islam - Jun. 16, 2012

An important piece of journalism that reveals while politicians lie, their followers believe them. It's a double-edged sword and truth is the only casualty. The story is imformative, in-depth, and well-researched.

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