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Gentle Criticism of the Day: Has Everybody Come Down With a Case of the Stupids?

Hmm. That may have come across as a little harsh. There are three topics in particular that seem to have distracted a number of otherwise-intelligent political correspondents. 1,501 more words

Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics

Mark Twain popularized this phrase over 100 years ago, but it still has much currency today. ¬†Neil Postman updated the idea in his chapter on “scientism” in… 1,058 more words

Coming to California: Cities declare Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy talk spreads among Calif. muni officials

(Reuters) – Two years after Vallejo, California, filed for bankruptcy protection, officials in nearby Antioch are also tossing around the ‘B’ word.

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Political Shenanigans

Gulf Oil Spill: More Government Miscalculations

Once again there are serious questions being raised, by the highly partisan New York Times even, about the “facts” the Obama administration is shoveling trying to out-run their shameless bungling: 228 more words

Political Shenanigans

Obama vowed change, nothing did

The federal budget is still a complete mess, and getting worse, despite the lofty claims and gaseous promises of candidate Obama.  So far Obama is doing a stellar job of being Bush II, something the Left tried to say McCain and Palin would be. 23 more words

Capitalism And Economy

Biden: Job Stats "Not 100 Percent Accurate"

Why be accurate the first time around when telling the truth will only further depress descending polls numbers.

Political Shenanigans