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Liberal and Conservative Achomplishments

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Notable Liberal Democrat Accomplishments

  • Got Women the right to vote
  • Got African-American the right to vote
  • Created Social Security liftin million of elderly out of poverty
  • Passed the Civil Rights Act
  • Ended Segregation & Jim Crow
  • The Voting Right Act
  • The Civil Right Act
  • Medicare
  • Clean Air Act
  • Clean Water Act

Notable Conservative Republican Accomplishments

Genetically modified disbelief and the lonely road to the sorcerer’s s | Southwest Farm Press

Genetically modified disbelief and the lonely road to the sorcerer’s stone

It’s an issue that is much debated and one that parties on both sides of the argument are impassioned over when it comes to food safety and nutrition. The hot topic, of course, is whether genetically modified organisms are safe or not without risks.

America’s ‘Retail Apocalypse’ Is Really Just Beginning | Bloomberg.com

America’s ‘Retail Apocalypse’ Is Really Just Beginning

The so-called retail apocalypse has become so ingrained in the U.S. that it now has the distinction of its own Wikipedia entry. The industry’s response to that kind of doomsday description has included blaming the media for hyping the troubles of a few well-known chains as proof of a systemic meltdown.

A meme circulating around Facebook this late March…

Medicine requires doctors to constantly manage probabilities | KevinMD.com

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Medicine requires doctors to constantly manage probabilities

“I’d really feel better if we got the MRI,” Ms. James said. “I understand you think it’s a migraine, but I want to know, just in case. Wouldn’t you?” Ms. James and I sat in her darkened hospital room-the light bothered her eyes and exacerbated her headache.


More on understanding Probabilities in Medicine:

How Well Do We Understand Probabilities In Medicine?

In his bestselling book, Fooled by Randomness (which was named one of the smartest books of all time by Fortune magazine), Nassim Nicholas Taleb discusses a question that was posed to a group of medical doctors. A test of a disease presents a rate of 5% false positives.

Probability Science in medicine and physics

Probability Science and its problems, especially for medicine and physics

 

Trump’s presidency is unravelling. But he won’t fall without a push | Gary Younge | Opinion | The Guardian

Trump’s presidency is unravelling. But he won’t fall without a push | Gary Younge

Even by Donald Trump’s standards, Tuesday was extraordinary. First came the tweet that he had fired his secretary of state Rex Tillerson. Then a state department spokesman issued a statement claiming Tillerson was “unaware of the reason” for his dismissal, and had heard about it on Twitter.

Tax cut scoreboard: Workers $6 billion; Shareholders: $171 billion – Feb. 16, 2018

Tax cut scoreboard: Workers $6 billion; Shareholders $171 billion

Yet shareholders, not workers, are far bigger direct winners from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. American companies have lavished Wall Street with $171 billion of stock buyback announcements so far this year, according to research firm Birinyi Associates.

GOP Rep Gowdy says Russia hurt Hillary Clinton campaign

Certainly no fan or friend of Hillary Clinton South Carolina Republican Trey Gowdy (from 2014 to 2016, Gowdy chaired and spent $7.8 million with the United States House Select Committee on Events Surrounding the 2012 Terrorist Attack in Benghazi unsuccessfully trying to find Hillary Clinton criminality) says:

“clear, based on the evidence, Russia had disdain for Secretary Clinton and was motivated in whole or in part by a desire to harm her candidacy or undermine her Presidency had she prevailed.”

Rep. Trey Gowdy disagrees with GOP colleagues in House probe, says Russia wanted to hurt Clinton

Emily Hytha, a spokeswoman for Conaway, said that the assessment of the intelligence community “did not meet minimum tradecraft standards for drawing a conclusion one way or the other as to whether the Russians were trying to help President Trump. What was clear throughout our investigation is that the Russians were trying to divide country any way they could.”

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