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It Isn’t Cognitive Dissonance; It’s Doublethink

It Isn’t Cognitive Dissonance; It’s Doublethink Authored by Thorsteinn Siglaugsson  via ‘From Symptoms to Causes’ Substack, Cognitive dissonance is when people feel discomfort due to discrepancies in their own thoughts or beliefs. As an example, someone who takes pride in being honest, feels such discomfort when he tells a lie. Another example of cognitive dissonance is…

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Could Putin Invade Ukraine From Belarus?

The Russian military is retreating all across Ukraine. In the south, the Ukrainian forces have liberated Kherson City after the Russian garrison withdrew without a fight. In the east, the Ukrainian military is making steady progress after an unexpected but hugely successful counteroffensive. The only place where the Russian forces are still attacking is in the Donbas in the…

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If Iraq Collapses, Where Will its Politicians Flee?

It has now been more than three years since Iraq erupted into protest. Corruption and self-dealing eroded Iraqi faith in their political class. Adil Abdul-Mahdi’s low-energy premiership was the last straw. While politicians in Washington continue to litigate the 2003 Iraq war, Iraqis have a different perspective: Close to half were born after Saddam’s ouster;…

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Andy Biggs for Speaker of the House

With several House elections still being counted nearly a week after election day, it’s not certain that Republicans will gain control of the lower chamber. Odds are still in their favor but if there’s anything we’ve learned the last two elections it’s that we cannot take anything for granted. Nevertheless, we’re HOPING to see the…

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Maricopa County Door #3 Ballots: Where Did They Go?

Around the Web – Original Source: www.uncoverdc.com Maricopa County 2022 Manual/https://elections.maricopa.gov/asset/jcr:2f02b340-4bc1-4782-8fa1-9813afabb37a/FINAL%202022%20Primary%20General%20Manual_Redacted1.pdf Maricopa County Election Judge Karla Sweet says she was asked to put 93 “Door #3” ballots in the black duffle bag with all of the other voted ballots at the end of the day on Election Day per the instruction of county Election Inspector…

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Andy Biggs for Speaker of the House

With several House elections still being counted nearly a week after election day, it’s not certain that Republicans will gain control of the lower chamber. Odds are still in their favor but if there’s anything we’ve learned the last two elections it’s that we cannot take anything for granted. Nevertheless, we’re HOPING to see the…

6 Killed, 81 Injured in Istanbul Explosion (VIDEO)

6 people were killed and 81 injured after an explosion in Istanbul, Turkey on Sunday. “Efforts to take over Turkey and the Turkish nation through terrorism will not yield results,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said at a press conference. A woman may have played a role in the terrorist attack. “Our people can rest…