Daily Archives: 12/10/2012

Fox News Viewers have lower than average US National IQ

Intelligence Institute Study shows Fox News viewers have an IQ that is 20 points lower than the U.S. National average.

PRWeb – Tue, Dec 4, 2012

Study shows that the Americans who watch Fox News have an average IQ of 80, whereas the national average is 100. Researchers were not “shocked” by findings.

Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) December 04, 2012

The results of a 4 year study show that Americans who obtain their news from Fox News channel have an average IQ of 80, which represents a 20 point deficit when compared to the U.S. national average of 100. IQ, or intelligence quotient, is the international standard of assessing intelligence.              Continue reading

Corruption – Brazil and Guyana – commentary

Corruption –  Brazil and Guyana

Stabroek News – November 4, 2012 – Editorial |

Brazil“The party is over,” chanted anti-corruption demonstrators outside the Supreme Court earlier last month. No, not in Guyana, but in Brazil, where the court had convicted leading politicians, among others, in the highest profile corruption case ever to come before the judiciary. A Reuters story carried in our Friday edition reported Justice Joaquim Barbosa, who was described as being unrelenting in his “dogged pursuit of guilty verdicts,” as calling the illegal payments for the purposes of vote-buying, “an assault on public coffers.” The mastermind, said Judge Barbosa, was none other than Jose Dirceu, once former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s most powerful cabinet member, the co-founder of his Workers Party and prior to 2005, his presumed successor.   Continue reading