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  • The Fracking Insurance Conundrum
    Posted on October 26, 2016

    The US Geological survey has determined that injecting wastewater from fossil fuel fracking near fault lines causes earthquakes.   The Kansas Corporation Commission has restricted fracking but not eliminated it.   Waste injection is still causing earthquakes in south central and now north western Kansas. The earthquakes are causing millions of dollars in damages.  Insurance companies say they ...

  • Problem With Irrational Voter Theory
    Posted on October 25, 2016

    Citing this article, esteemed Kansas University Professor in Political Science, Burdett Loomis claims that voters are “irrational.” Let us suppose that voters are truly “irrational” in the sense that they follow the opinions of the groups they belong to in a knee-jerk partisan manner, and they rationalize doing so as to persuade themselves they are thinking. ...

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