This Harvard Study of negative coverage gets cited a lot as proof of the MSM’s bias against Trump. But this argument is a bad interpretation of the study, based on two, major logical-flaws. I wrote this a comment response to someone, but I think it deserves its own post. I think my reasoning is correct….
Category: Politics and Law
The Rand Paul Healthcare Bill
The house withdrew the AHCA today. After seven years of screaming about repealing the ACA, it looks like they can wait longer. I had made some criticisms of Ryan’s plan and so a friend asked me what I thought of Rand Paul’s healthcare bill. There are some good ideas in there, but also some bad…
I need to write this down just to sort it out. Everyone says it’s not a “big deal” and that “life will go on”. I don’t know. In elections prior, I have been disappointed but I never grieved. I thought America was headed, or at least heading (however haphazardly) in a direction where we didn’t…
An alarmist future?
If Trump gets elected, I think humanity as a species has failed. Not to sound dramatic, but the choice should be obvious. It’s like you’re offered two bottles: one labeled water and the other labeled Ebola. Which one do you choose? This probably sounds stupid. But ever since I first saw Star Trek, I knew…
‘I’m really concerned that “too big to fail” has become “too big to trial”‘ — Sen. Elizabeth Warren
The Problem With Patents (Infographic)
How a Wired article sent the price of Bitcoins skyrocketing
Disclaimer: I am not an economist and I do not claim to have more than a freshman level understanding of it either. Economics was not my favorite subject and I often find it perplexing. What follows is only based on observation; I may not have considered all variables (mainly due to my ignorance of them)….
I made a pretty picture…
… with some numbers I found on the Internet.
President Andrew Jackson on Central Banks (or why the Fed is bad)
I came across a few quotes that illustrate why Central Banks (like the Fed) are bad. I think they accurately describe the economic situation that Americans face today. These are from president Andrew Jackson; the only president to abolish the Central Bank and the only president who got rid of the national debt (all emphasis…
Why I prefer the BBC
This side-by-side comparison of the front pages of the BBC and CNN, says it all: