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Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

Certain jobs demand a high level of emotional intelligence and the ability to understand what others are feeling. For instance, if you are involved in sales, comprehending how others react to your pitch can spell the difference between success and failure. And a study shows that reading the right kind of book can sharpen your ability to read what other people are thinking.

<em>NYT</em>: Racist Southern Republican Governors To Blame For Uninsured Poor Blacks, Single Moms

NYT: Racist Southern Republican Governors To Blame For Uninsured Poor Blacks, Single Moms

What a facile strategy to shore up the benefits of Obamacare: Paint its political opponents as racist, while bolstering the emotional weight of your argument by suggestively alluding to past racial conflicts that have nothing in common with the present situation, save their GPS coordinates.

Shutdown Roundup – Day Four

If you’re still alive and carrying on as you were before, congratulations on living through an entire workweek of government shutdown. Both sides in the shutdown fight dug in today, with the only real sign of capitulation being Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s (D-Nev.) non-apology for talking nasty about Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas). “I’ll work […]

Day Four Shutdown Roundup; Defense Contractors Feel The Pain; Americans Lose Faith In Congress, Economy At Breakneck Speed; School Apologizes For Picking On Student Over NRA Shirt; And Some People Don’t Know Obama’s A Democrat— Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 10-4-2013

Brush up on the day’s headlines with Personal Liberty’s P.M. Edition news links.

Military-Industrial Complex Hit Hard By Government Shutdown

According to reports, the government shutdown is slated to begin affecting the “industrial” side of the military-industrial complex as early as Monday, with a number of big-name defense contractors announcing that they will begin the process of furloughing thousands of workers at the beginning of the week. Via The Hill: Lockheed Martin said Friday that […]

Polls: Americans Losing Faith In Congress, The Economy

As the government shutdown and fierce rhetorical battles continue in Washington, the American public is growing increasingly tired of Congress’s antics. A Rasmussen poll released Friday reveals that just nine present of likely voters feel that Congress is doing its job. Meanwhile, 70 percent say that their elected representatives in Washington is doing a poor […]

Do You Know What Party The President Belongs To? Some Don’t

Comedian and media analyst Mark Dice asks people on the street what political party President Barack Obama is affiliated with. Be prepared to feel bad about America.

Worse Than The Great Depression?!; Voters Trust GOP More Than Obama On Budgets; Barry The Divider; Stepping Up Security To Shut Out WWII Vets; Biden’s Proud Of NPS Worker Who Blocked Texas Veteran; Sanity Prevails In Gun T-Shirt Case – TGIF Friday Morning News Roundup 10-4-2013

Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.

Intelligence Director: Furloughed Federal Workers Could Become Spies, America Not Safe

Intelligence Director: Furloughed Federal Workers Could Become Spies, America Not Safe

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper did a little government shutdown fearmongering this week, telling the Senate Judiciary Committee that furloughs could give foreign governments the opportunity to recruit Federal employees as spies.

Obamascare: Insurance Exchange Accidentally Sends 2,400 Social Security Numbers To Minnesota Man

Obamascare: Insurance Exchange Accidentally Sends 2,400 Social Security Numbers To Minnesota Man

Critics of the Affordable Care Act have long contended that Obamacare asks too many personal questions of would-be enrollees and is rife with the potential for fraud, abuse and privacy breaches. Now those criticisms have been proven correct.

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