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The President and the bomb. The Real War on Science. My liberal friends sometimes ask me why I don’t devote more of my science journalism to the sins of the Right.

The Real War on Science

It’s fine to expose pseudoscience on the left, they say, but why aren’t you an equal-opportunity debunker? Why not write about conservatives’ threat to science? My friends don’t like my answer: because there isn’t much to write about. Conservatives just don’t have that much impact on science. I know that sounds strange to Democrats who decry Republican creationists and call themselves the “party of science.” A new theory for why Trump voters are so angry — that actually makes sense. SHOCK: One Liberal Actually GETS The Trump Phenomenon! If you’ve never heard of the website Cracked – it’s basically a meaner version of BuzzFeed.

SHOCK: One Liberal Actually GETS The Trump Phenomenon!

How Half Of America Lost Its F**king Mind. Trends Always Start In The Cities -- And Not All Of Them Are Good Brian Blanco/Getty Images The cities are always living in the future.

How Half Of America Lost Its F**king Mind

I remember when our little town got our first Chinese restaurant and, 20 years later, its first fancy coffee shop. How Post-Watergate Liberals Killed Their Populist Soul. It was January 1975, and the Watergate Babies had arrived in Washington looking for blood.

How Post-Watergate Liberals Killed Their Populist Soul

The Watergate Babies—as the recently elected Democratic congressmen were known—were young, idealistic liberals who had been swept into office on a promise to clean up government, end the war in Vietnam, and rid the nation’s capital of the kind of corruption and dirty politics the Nixon White House had wrought. Richard Nixon himself had resigned just a few months earlier in August. But the Watergate Babies didn’t just campaign against Nixon; they took on the Democratic establishment, too. The Clearest (No Spin) Summary of FBI Report on Hillary Clinton Email. Since this article refers to both President and Mrs.

The Clearest (No Spin) Summary of FBI Report on Hillary Clinton Email

Clinton, they are sometimes referred to by their first names for clarity. Most of the information is from the FBI report. Some contextual facts and dates have been added. The Takeaways The FBI could not review all of the Hillary Clinton emails under investigation because: The Clintons’ Apple personal server used for Hillary Clinton work email could not be located for the FBI to examine.An Apple MacBook laptop and thumb drive that contained Hillary Clinton email archives were lost, and the FBI couldn’t examine them.2 BlackBerry devices provided to FBI didn’t have their SIM or SD data cards.13 Hillary Clinton personal mobile devices were lost, discarded or destroyed. The week democracy died: How Brexit, Nice, Turkey, and Trump are all connected. Animation by Slate.

The week democracy died: How Brexit, Nice, Turkey, and Trump are all connected.

Photos by Getty Images, Reuters. Black Minister asks "What if Whites Strike Back?" By Mychal Massie, The Daily Rant It would serve race mongers well to consider that even a docile old dog will bite you if you mistreat it often enough and long enough.

Black Minister asks "What if Whites Strike Back?"

Tangential to same is the reality of the “laws of unintended consequences.” I’m tired of seeing, reading, and hearing white people blamed for everything from black boys not being able to read to whites being privileged because of the color of their skin. If I am tired of these Americans being used as scapegoats to further the agenda of race mongers, then it is a sure bet that those being unjustly vilified are especially weary of same. New DOJ Statistics on Race and Violent Crime. Heather Mac Donald of the Manhattan Institute has just published a table of statistics on race and violent crime that she received from the Department of Justice.

New DOJ Statistics on Race and Violent Crime

For the first time in figures of this kind, DOJ has treated Hispanics as a separate category rather than lumping them in with whites. These data cover all violent crimes except murder, but the number of murders is tiny compared to other violent crimes. This table can be used for a number of interesting calculations. First, we find that during the 2012/2013 period, blacks committed an average of 560,600 violent crimes against whites, whereas whites committed only 99,403 such crimes against blacks. This means blacks were the attackers in 84.9 percent of the violent crimes involving blacks and whites. Using figures for the 2013 racial mix of the population–62.2 percent white, 17.1 percent Hispanic, 13.2 percent black–we can calculate the average likelihood of a person of each race attacking the other.

Hello! You've Been Referred Here Because You're Wrong About The First Amendment. Welcome!

Hello! You've Been Referred Here Because You're Wrong About The First Amendment.

Someone has referred you to this post because you've said something quite wrong about the First Amendment. I apologize for this impersonal approach to your mistake. I would prefer to offer you an artisanal response to your wrongness, something that would respect and celebrate the unique ways that you've taken one of the most fundamental aspects of our mutual civic heritage as Americans and shat your ignorance upon it. Unfortunately, there are quite a few of you and only one of me, and I'm busy, and lazy. Also, quite frankly I feel that if I have to explain these things to just one more person, I may go quite mad. So. If you said something like "The First Amendment says 'Congress shall make no law,' and Congress isn't involved here, so it's not a First Amendment issue.


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Islam-Related Stuff. Universal Basic Income Stuff. Transcript of the Constitution of the United States - Official Text. The Constitution of the United States: A Transcription Note: The following text is a transcription of the Constitution as it was inscribed by Jacob Shallus on parchment (the document on display in the Rotunda at the National Archives Museum.)

Transcript of the Constitution of the United States - Official Text

Items that are hyperlinked have since been amended or superseded. The authenticated text of the Constitution can be found on the website of the Government Printing Office. We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America. Article. Libertarianism as Ten Questions Rather Than Ten Answers. America Has Never Been So Ripe for Tyranny. The smug style in American liberalism. There is a smug style in American liberalism.

It has been growing these past decades. Why boys don't read. As a young boy, Sanjay Mahboobani was a passionate reader. He travelled through time with Jack and Annie in the Magic Tree House series, and devoured each and every Harry Potter book as soon as it hit the local bookstore. But as he got older, Sanjay, who lives in Redondo Beach, CA, began to lose interest in reading — he turned away from books along with his trucks, stuffed animals, and other childish things.

Harvard prof. takes down gender wage gap myth. Bernie Sanders Is a Social Democrat, Not a Democratic Socialist. Bernie Sanders’s Dark Age Economics. As of yesterday afternoon, a nonstop round-trip flight from New York City to Los Angeles on Independence Day weekend cost $484. How 37 Banks Became 4 In Just 2 Decades, All In One Astonishing Chart.

Ban On Gun Violence Research. Sufficient Reason - Dear Liberal…Here’s Why I’m So Hostile. America Is Becoming More Liberal. Over roughly the past 18 months, the following events have transfixed the nation. In July 2014, Eric Garner, an African American man reportedly selling loose cigarettes illegally, was choked to death by a New York City policeman. That August, a white police officer, Darren Wilson, shot and killed an African American teenager, Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri. For close to two weeks, protesters battled police clad in military gear. Will the Republican Party Survive the 2016 Election? Why the Economic Fates of America’s Cities Diverged.

When Social Justice Isn’t About Justice. Professor Melissa Click shouting at student reporters to leave a public space. Debunking 5 Phony Statistics Liberals Love To Toss Around - John Hawkins - Page full. Sufficient Reason - Dear Liberal…Here’s Why I’m So Hostile. How Star Trek Explains The Decline Of Liberalism. Leonard Nimoy’s death in February brought to a close his unusual career continually playing a single role for half a century. Men and mass murder: What gender tells us about America's epidemic of gun violence. Another week (or day) in America, another mass shooting. Another mass shooting, another flood of liberal attacks on gun culture, the Second Amendment, and the NRA. The Bible: So Misunderstood It's a Sin. Hillary Clinton email scandal: Explained. Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images. The Best Map Ever Made of America’s Racial Segregation. Which of the 11 American nations do you live in? - The Washington Post.

The New Totalitarians Are Here. How World War III became possible: A nuclear conflict with Russia is likelier than you think. This computer programmer solved gerrymandering in his spare time - The Washington Post. This is what America would look like without gerrymandering. 20 Questions You’re Not Supposed To Ask In America Today - John Hawkins. Shut Up, Have a Cheeseburger. Heads Christians Win, Tails They Lose. How To Spot And Critique Censorship Tropes In The Media's Coverage Of Free Speech Controversies. David Simon: 'There are now two Americas. My country is a horror show'. How Corporate America Invented Christian America.

A Short History of White Racism in the Two-Party System. Not a Tea Party, a Confederate Party. KOHLBERG'S STAGES OF MORAL DEVELOPMENT. Social Justice Bullies: The Authoritarianism of Millennial Social Justice. Top 20% of Earners Pay 84% of Income Tax. The War on the Private Mind. 2016 Budget Interactive. Barry Goldwater. 31 states have heightened religious freedom protections. Confessions of a Public Defender. Why America's Internet Is So Shitty and Slow. Myth Of The 28% Foreign Aid Budget. USA QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau.