News for Greens

What Was Eliot Spitzer Thinking?

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[From Pajamas Media] By Mark Goulston Dr. Mark Goulston has a neuroscientific explanation for why so many male politicians say goodbye to conscience and common sense. The question isn’t “What were you thinking?” but “Why weren’t you thinking (i.e. considering the consequences of such actions)?” Assuming that people like Eliot Spitzer are not outright psychopaths, but just significantly flawed, what is their flaw? How and why do people like Eliot Spitzer, Bill Clinton, Rush Limbaugh and multiple others engage in such stupid, career threatening (if not ending) actions? Bill Clinton…read more


Spitzer Is Linked to Prostitution Ring

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[The Green Party’s candidate for governor in 2006 was Malachy McCourt. -RS] [From New York Times] ALBANY – Gov. Eliot Spitzer has informed his most senior administration officials that he had been involved in a prostitution ring, an administration official said this morning. Mr. Spitzer, who was huddled with his top aides inside his Fifth Avenue apartment early this afternoon, had hours earlier abruptly canceled his scheduled public events for the day. He had scheduled an announcement for 2:15 this afternoon after inquiries from the Times. But his appearance was…read more


Knowing what’s best for poor people

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[From Stuff White People Like] White people spend a lot of time of worrying about poor people. It takes up a pretty significant portion of their day. They feel guilty and sad that poor people shop at Wal*Mart instead of Whole Foods, that they vote Republican instead of Democratic, that they go to Community College/get a job instead of studying art at a University. It is a poorly guarded secret that, deep down, white people believe if given money and education that all poor people would be EXACTLY like them….read more