Capitalism in action. Can your economic system do this?
Venezuela collapses, Colombia rises. Exhibit #437. Do we have to keep doing this experiment, when will the science be settled?
While I was not blogging, Vin Scully retired after sixty-seven years of being the best baseball announcer, ever. He made some amazing calls ("and look who's coming up..."), but this is one of the best: he takes down an entire economic system between pitches. "Socialism, failing to work as it always does. This time in Venezuela. You talk about giving everybody something free and all of a sudden, there’s no food to eat. And who do you think is the richest person in Venezuela? The daughter of Hugo Chavez. Hello."
Dilbert on climate science. Pounds the nail directly through the wood.
From now: Australia's eco-fundamentalism turns to ashes. If you'd like, you can "s/Australia/California/g". Fires burn until they run out of stuff to burn. Climate has nothing to do with it.
Matt Ridley: A menagerie of fallacies. A beautiful collection, and well worth visiting from time to time...
This is fantastic: a statistical distribution of people's understanding of statistical distributions.
University of Chicago: "we do not condone the creation of intellectual ‘safe spaces’ where individuals can retreat from ideas and perspectives at odds with their own." Clearly at the opposite end of the spectrum from many universities; good for them.
Kansas State: "As a general rule, there is no right to not be offended." Indeed. I am frequently offended by those who think there is.
Department of Education? Why? Just another brick in the wall.
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