Monthly Archives: April 2013

Mind-Sets Revisited

I recently had a discussion with someone regarding the Constitution Project Report on “extraordinary renditions” and torture encouraged by the Bush Administration.  This man still tries to make excuses for his own behavior or that of people he ideologically identifies with (right-wingers).   He argued that the U.S. … Continue reading

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Liberals and Conservatives Part II

In my February 2011 post ( https://corticalsense.wordpress.com/2011/02/22/liberals-and-conservatives/), I pointed out that during the American Revolution, conservatives were sympathetic to the British aristocracy, not the colonial rebels.  But in today’s world of politics, conservatives will often claim to be the “real … Continue reading

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