Archive for May 2015

When science becomes “scientism”

As usual, it’s a lot about money, in the form of government grants. The now-exposed hoax and fraud of man-made global warming has shown that the scientific method was replaced with politics by a lot of people who should have know better. So what is meant by the “scientific method?” Well, one thing it means…

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Why the phony charge of racism will never go away

Racism in America certainly used to exist. White people had it shamed out of them a long time ago. Those who bravely fought against it, such as Martin Luther King, have left the field victorious. Unfortunately, that victory is not setting well with the current politics of racial strife.  Admitting they won and moving on…

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Gay marriage support data fraudster still lying

Nine days ago I posted about fraudulent scientific data purportedly showing voter support for gay marriage, Data on voter support for gay marriage faked. The fraudster in the case was one Michael LaCour, a UCLA graduate student.  Now a new report by Steven Hayward finds that LaCour is still lying, this time about academic awards he…

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Baltimore’s ditzy mayor can’t take tough questions

In the Baltimore Mayor’s press conference yesterday Fox News Channel reporter Leland Vittert questioned Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake about the recent crime surge in Baltimore fallowing the Freddie Gray riots. Vittert was the first to report that the mayor told Baltimore police to stand down against rioters, saying, “let them loot, it’s only property.” She has…

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Rand Paul jumps the shark

AP report in the New York Post today: Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul is blaming his own party for the rise of the Islamic State group. The freshman senator from Kentucky said Wednesday that the GOP’s foreign policy hawks “created these people.” That assertion led potential 2016 rival Bobby Jindal, Louisiana’s governor, to say Paul…

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How much do you know about the batteries in your portable devices?

Probably not enough, or not the right things to know. It’s not your fault, it’s that you were used to the memory effect of NiCads [nickel-cadmium] or NiMHs [nickel-metal-hydride]. Those batteries didn’t like to be recharged until they had reached near total discharge.  If you topped them off they would “remember” that and soon could…

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When liberal Democrats run cities more people are murdered

Baltimore Bloodshed Continues; 29 Shot, 9 Dead Over Holiday Weekend. It’s the deadliest month Baltimore has seen in more than 15 years. More than two dozen shootings over the holiday weekend alone have city police working around the clock. From West Baltimore, to the East Side, Govans, to Reservoir Hill–a spike in weekend violence is…

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A twist on the “open door” policy

Having an open door policy in a company has traditionally meant the bosses are open to employees’ suggestions and ideas. The purpose of an open door policy is to encourage open communication, feedback, and discussion about any matter of importance to an employee. Companies adopt an open door policy to develop employee trust and to…

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