The #unexpectedly Chronicles: Don’t know much about History

Here is the least surprising headline of the day concerning the upcoming Harriet Tubman $20 bill. "Who is Harriet Tubman?" is the top searched question on @Google pic.twitter.com/vVVgC5qoSy— GoogleTrends (@GoogleTrends) April 20, 2016 In fairness I suspect that plenty of the same people couldn't tell you who Andrew Jackson was either. Of course I'm a … Continue reading The #unexpectedly Chronicles: Don’t know much about History

Damn the torpedoes.

I was looking at a few political headlines this morning. It was like watching an endless volley in a tennis match. John Podhoretz says to Resign yourself to the depressing reality: It’s going to be Trump vs. Clinton, but Roger Kimball describes Here's Why the New York Primary Still Doesn't Matter. Trump gets 518,000 votes … Continue reading Damn the torpedoes.

Ok Trump has won NY Now it’s all down to numbers

as I write this the polls have just closed and it took the networks a whole 1 second to project Donald Trump as the winner of his home state and the vast majority of delegates therein. Hours of spin based on these results not withstanding lets look at the real world application As of this … Continue reading Ok Trump has won NY Now it’s all down to numbers