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Why Can't Congress Make a Decision?

Congress is showing a frustrating inability to figure out how to deal with federal spending cuts, but their behavior may not be so incomprehensible if you look at them as a bunch of people with bad teeth who need dental work.
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New Law Means More Gun Crimes Than Ever

Congress is passing more laws than ever, and some of them are downright dangerous. For instance, a new study finds that the number of guns that were subsequently linked to crime sold by a single store--a Milwaukee-area gun shop called Badger Guns &...
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People in Groups Get Dumb

New research has found that small-group dynamics--such as jury deliberations, collective bargaining sessions, and cocktail parties --can alter the intelligence of some people, LOWERING their IQs. Could this be part of the reason for Congressional gridlock?
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