Politicians: Want to get elected? Using swear words could help
May 9, 2014, 9:59 a.m. by Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, LiveScience
A recent study featuring blog posts from fictitious Italian politicians found the use of swear words made candidates sound more relatable.
Political Habitat: Obamecology, the first 127 days
May 27, 2009, 5:33 a.m. by Peter Dykstra
Obama is an agent of change. Or at least he's supposed to be. Peter Dykstra grades six areas of the Obama presidency.
Political Habitat: Notes from an Earth Day realist
April 22, 2009, 5:03 a.m. by Peter Dykstra
Being eco-minded on Earth Day is like being merry on Christmas. It's to be expected. But here are seven things you can actually do to wake you from your eco-slumber.
Political Habitat: Bailouts, bombshells and boondoggles
April 15, 2009, 5:08 a.m. by Peter Dykstra
Step right up and watch how the government is misspending your tax dollars on the environment.
Political Habitat: I've never been so wrong in my life
April 1, 2009, 5:47 a.m. by Peter Dykstra
OK, I admit. Maybe there's no such thing as climate change. Maybe it's all a hoax. Maybe.