Ron Paul is a victim of his own policy!
Why does the media ignore Ron Paul? It's simple - short tail economics. Media companies only have so much time, space, and resources. Their goal, like any business, is to maximize their profits. From that standpoint, it makes the most sense to focus their resources on the few candidates that will attract the most ratings. It's the same reason that Wal-Mart does not carry that obscure Frank Zappa CD you are looking for. They have limited shelf space, and in order to maximize their profit, they fill that space with the CDs that they think will sell the most.
The absurdity of this whole issue is that the only way to make the media report on the candidates equally would be through government intervention (as Dennis Kucinich tried and failed to accomplish recently in Nevada). As a Libertarian Ron Paul would be strongly against such intervention and would favor the decision of the corporations to maximize their profit. Therefore, in the end, Ron Paul's voice is being drowned in his own political philosophy! How fitting!
Giving our solar system a "slap in the face."
- A stream of galactic debris is hurtling at us, pulling dark matter along with it
- It's traveling so quickly it's been described as a hurricane of dark matter
- Scientists are excited to set their particle detectors at the onslffaught
The climate change we're witnessing is more dramatic than we might think.
A lazy buzz phrase – 'Is this the new normal?' – has been doing the rounds as extreme climate events have been piling up over the past year. To which the riposte should be: it's worse than that – we're on the road to even more frequent, more extreme events than we saw this year.
Once again, our circadian rhythm points the way.
- Seven individuals were locked inside a windowless, internetless room for 37 days.
- While at rest, they burned 130 more calories at 5 p.m. than at 5 a.m.
- Morning time again shown not to be the best time to eat.
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