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7 Reasons to Distrust Patriotic Snowmen

This week I received an odd piece of mail — one of those solicitations asking for a donation to some cause while providing a small, token gift. That strategy came from social science research indicating that the provision of a small gift leads to the feeling of obligation, which in turn leads to a higher […]

Right Wing Nutskies Crawl Out of Clinton-Era Cave

Now that we’re planning to have a Democratic Party president again, the right-wing nutskies who decided back in the 1990s that Hillary Clinton was a coke-dealing murderer have emerged from their eight-year-long hibernation to come up with some new conspiracy theories. My current favorite is that Barack Obama is the “most successful communist mole ever.” […]