One Exculpatory Fact for the Left on the NYC Shooting

Sheldon: Well, whether you see it or not is irrelevant. I can’t see subatomic particles, but nevertheless, they’re there. The Big Bang Theory, The Zazzy Substitution 2010 I've been rather hard on my friends on the left concerning the murder of two New York City Police Officers this weekend, particularly in my ability to find … Continue reading One Exculpatory Fact for the Left on the NYC Shooting

Beware of the 1/10 of 1% Solutions in the Navy Yard Shooting

As might be expected the Navy Yard shootings have dominated the news pushing all other topics. As might also be expected the various groups have come up with their various theories and meme's from AR-15's to video games suggesting if we only do X, Y and Z all will be well. The shooter has also … Continue reading Beware of the 1/10 of 1% Solutions in the Navy Yard Shooting

Fun with stats CNN Baseball & Jumping from 128K feet

Well I got my man Don Liddle September 29, 1954 the Polo Grounds We have talked about the interesting use of polls and stats. This weekend we saw a story that claimed that 1 in 5 self identified conservatives who have already voted in Ohio voted for Barack Obama. Well, you have to believe it. … Continue reading Fun with stats CNN Baseball & Jumping from 128K feet

Boy when IowaHawk gets serious

he is devastating: To recap: white students in Texas perform better than white students in Wisconsin, black students in Texas perform better than black students in Wisconsin, Hispanic students in Texas perform better than Hispanic students in Wisconsin. In 18 separate ethnicity-controlled comparisons, the only one where Wisconsin students performed better than their peers in … Continue reading Boy when IowaHawk gets serious

I offer a little bet for Ezra Klein…

Ezra looks at the trend lines on President Obama and thinks liberals are worrying needlessly: But so far as the polls go, Obama is doing okay among the left. In fact, as the graph below shows (click on it for a larger version), his approval trends among Democrats, independents and the country mirror Ronald Reagan's … Continue reading I offer a little bet for Ezra Klein…