Month: November 2013

Guided or Unguided Evolution

This article will briefly discuss the fact that since the dawn of man at latest evolution, if it exists at all, has been guided evolution. In the evolution debate there are many sides. The sides we always hear about are

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LoUP Independently Validated

This article will discuss a philosophy article I just crossed and note that it independently verifies an old idea of mine. Philosophy, the “unknown knowns”, and the public use of reason is the name of an article I recently encountered from

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Monetary Policy and National Defense

This article will discuss the relationship between the monetary policy of a nation and its national defense. There is a relationship between economic policy and national defense. In particular, a government must ensure a strong and stable national currency in

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Lessons from the 2013 Cuccinelli Race

Exit Polling Analysis for 2013 VA Governor’s Race Summary For Republicans, a focus on the economy, Obamacare, positive messaging, strong fundraising, a strong campaign and avoidance of extremist labels seems to be a good move forward. The unmarried demographic, in

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Sexual Military Reform a Problem

This article highlights the fact that reports of military sexual assault have dramatically increased recently and identifies potential reasons for this. Bryan Fischer, the radio show host of Focal Point with Bryan Fischer on American Family Radio, pointed out via

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On Abortion and Life

This article will discuss abortion and what some good ideas of the start of life might be. Figuring out just when life starts can be surprisingly difficult. It makes us consider what it means to be or to be human

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Was the Government Shutdown Good for the Job Market?

This article will argue that it is possible the government shutdown was actually good for the job market. Washington Post and many others report that in the month of October the US economy picked up tens of thousands of jobs

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The Left-Science Complex Continues

This article discusses the fact that big science and big government are still in a negative relationship. I have written extensively on the fact that science is poorly practiced in a number of ways. Problems include the fact that science

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Statistics Evolved

This article will attack two problems in statistics. The two problems are the selection bias in sampling and the arbitrary nature of common alpha levels. Most statisticians know that the ideal way to sample is a simple random sample, but

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School Choice and Zero Tolerance

Tyack and Cuban state that the only constant in education is reform. They make this simple argument a little more sophisticated by noting that not all reforms are the same. Some are adopted quickly and others are adopted more slowly.

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