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Posted: January 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

Wait… I don’t understand whether this is saying that polititians are trusted more or less than car salesman. I’ve gotta say I trust car salesmen more. I mean a car salesman is just trying to make a living to feed his family. There aren’t billions of dollars at stake for him to sell out your best interests like there are for our politicials.

Your thoughts?

TED Blog

In-Mistrust-We-TrustA recent Gallup poll listed the most- and least-trusted professions in America. At the bottom of the list: car salesmen and members of Congress. It’s not hard to understand why our politicians rate so poorly — scandals, myopia, obstinance, party loyalty over common good, fiscal cliffs. All have left voters exasperated and confused. But while confidence in our elected leaders has never been lower, we cling to the belief that democracies represent the epitome of societal and political organization. Why?

With his provocative new book, In Mistrust We Trust: Can Democracy Survive When We Don’t Trust Our Leaders?, political commentator Ivan Krastev explores this incongruity between our political head and heart. There has been a profound decline of the public’s trust in the performance of public institutions, he notes, which is an outcome of the voters’ sense of their lost power. Tech tools may help provide some openness to…

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NBA Draft

Posted: June 29, 2012 in Movies, Sports, Uncategorized
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Recently David Stern became a sniveling crybaby when Jim Rome asked him if the lottery for the 2012 NBA draft was fixed.  The conversation has been well documented and discussed.  The funniest thing to me is the failing of everybody to mention how obviously the 1985 draft was rigged for the Knicks to get Patrick Ewing.

 

This simply could not be more obvious.  The man putting the envelopes in the bubble slams the fourth one against the side of the bubble before dropping it in.  Stern lets out a yuuuge “don’t eff this up” sigh.  He flips over a handful of envelopes to get to the bent cornered one and boom!  Case closed.

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