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Every crusade for political correctness from the left is based on junk science

So they puffed up the poverty numbers and the puffed up the child abuse and abduction numbers and now they puff up he rape and sexual offense numbers. 78 more words

Researcher Misconduct

The sociologists wring their hands about nuance in interpreting findings

So a guy from Duke says, at the annual meeting of the sociologists, crudely I might say, that nuance has been innapropriately enshrined as a key to good sociology research and commentary. 111 more words

Scientific Method

The Cost of Junk Science is significant

Stan Young saw and sent me this article by Freedman in PLOS Biology on the consequences of unreproducible (bad) biological research.

Stan’s note (Stan is a PhD in Stats and Genetics): 183 more words

Environmentalism

What's the surprise that ABC was all wrong on its 2009 climate catastrophe predictions

The important thing to consider in a world of leftist bullshitters, is they don’t really care if they are right or wrong, truthful or not–they are posing as concerned and superior, so evidence and truth is not important. 33 more words

Climate Change

Psychology resaerch is junky? Big surprise to you?

The reason that social science studies are so junky is obvious–they are often loaded up with political agendas, driven by intellectual passion and the beneficiaries of journal editor publication bias and a desire to be covered by the mainstream press. 65 more words

Scientific Method

More on EPA misconduct and bad science--an analysis of the junk

John Graham’s well regarded paper on the problems of EPA research is linked below. 503 more words

Climate Change