Mlaw's political views wrapped up into one thread

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  1. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian 2010 OG VIP Gold

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    Max Ehrenfreund points to an interesting tidbit this morning. A pair of researchers have released a working paper that attempts to figure out if watching Fox News makes you more conservative. They do this by exploiting the fact that channel numbers on cable systems are placed fairly randomly throughout the country, and people tend to watch channels with lower numbers. Thus, in areas where Fox has a low channel number, it gets watched a little bit more in a way that has nothing to do with whether the local viewers were more conservative in the first place.

    So does randomly surfing over to Fox News tend to make you more right-wing? Yes indeed! "We estimate that Fox News increases the likelihood of voting Republican by 0.9 points among viewers induced into watching four additional minutes
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    per week by differential channel positions."
     
  2. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian 2010 OG VIP Gold

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  3. ltd86

    ltd86 Racist Banned User

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    @mods please move to politics forum
     
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    oski Yes. That is my picture. Gold

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    so wig is a republican now?
     
  6. Donkeyboy2190

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    Shocking that would come from them:

    Mother Jones (abbreviated MoJo) is a left-leaning[2][3] American magazine featuring investigative and breaking news reporting on politics, the environment, human rights, and culture. Monika Bauerlein and Clara Jeffery serve as co-editors. Madeleine Buckingham has served as Chief Executive Officer and Steve Katz as Publisher since 2010.

    The magazine was named after Mary Harris Jones, known as Mother Jones, an Irish-American trade union activist, opponent of child labor.[4] The stated mission of Mother Jones is to produce revelatory journalism that in its power and reach informs and inspires a more just and democratic world.[5]

    Mother Jones is published by the Foundation for National Progress, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Mother Jones and the FNP are based in San Francisco, with other offices in Washington, D.C., and New York
     
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    Testing the poll results right off the bat.
    :snicker:
     
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  8. Limo Wreck

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    vote NO NO NO...
     
  9. Pooh bear

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    :rolleyes: Here we go......

    Hoochie bin please
     
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  11. Honkey Donkey

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    So that must mean watching MSNBC makes you gay and faggot
     
  12. Donkeyboy2190

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    What a bullshit article with zero data to back it up. It's all opinion and none of it is solid data.
     
  13. R.P. McMurphy

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    ...sore loser. :jj:
     
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  14. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian 2010 OG VIP Gold

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    68 percent of the Republican leadership in both House and Senate deny human-caused climate change. On the committee level, 13 out of 21 Republican members of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, or 62 percent, reject the science behind human-caused global warming, joined by 67 percent, or 21 out of 31 Republican members, of the House Energy and Commerce Committee…In addition to Inhofe, 10 out of 11, or 91 percent, of Republicans on EPW have said climate change is not happening or that humans do not cause it.




    http://www.motherjones.com/blue-marble/2015/01/republican-climate-denial-caucus
     
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    If everyone cries to dawg in private messages maybe we can have a vote to get rid of mlaw.
     
  16. R.P. McMurphy

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    ...shes definitely trolling.
     
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  17. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian 2010 OG VIP Gold

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    They are reporting about a research study

    http://www.nber.org/papers/w20798
     
  18. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian 2010 OG VIP Gold

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    http://www.nber.org/papers/w20798

    wrong
     
  19. PI Nate

    PI Nate Disenfranchised since 1984...

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    Might as well be cheeseburger pics.