Tuesday, August 16, 2005 Radio Show
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Big Fat Liars
Guest: Morris Chafetz, the president of the Health Education Foundation, founder of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, and author of Big Fat Liars: How Politicians, Corporations, and the Media use Science and Statistics To Manipulate the Public.
Generalizing about Ethnic Groups
Does it make you a racist to say that Asians, for example, tend to be very polite? Or are slow drivers? Or like to gamble? The answer is of course not. The key is to make generalizations based on culture, not race.
Nonsense Passing as Protest
Cindy Sheehan filibusters on Hardball, but little of what she says makes much sense... The crash of the Cypriot jet into a Greek mountain grows more bizarre as more information comes out...Germany has ruled out the use of European force against Iran in any confrontation over nuclear weapons. That's showing the Iranians who's boss!