Which Polls Fared Best (and Worst) in the 2012 Presidential Race – NYTimes.com

Which Polls Fared Best (and Worst) in the 2012 Presidential Race – NYTimes.com. John’s Note: This article is a must-read for anyone interested in how political polls are conducted. Interestingly, Nate Silver of 538 shows that internet-based polls have among the least error. Specifically, Google Consumer Surveys are great – did you know that you … Read more Which Polls Fared Best (and Worst) in the 2012 Presidential Race – NYTimes.com

Goal: 68 Million New Voters, Healthcare be Damned | Rob Cunningham USARob Cunningham USA

Goal: 68 Million New Voters, Healthcare be Damned | Rob Cunningham USARob Cunningham USA John’s Notes: This article claims that the real motive behind the creation of Obamacare is not a desire to improve healthcare, but a desire to win votes for Democrats. The article points out that every Obamacare exchange applicant will automatically receive … Read more Goal: 68 Million New Voters, Healthcare be Damned | Rob Cunningham USARob Cunningham USA

Heritage: Downward Trending Abortion Rate

Abortion Rate | Index of Culture and Opportunity: John’s Notes: There is some good news which is that the U.S. abortion rate has been consistently and significantly dropping for more than 10 years at this point. But why? The abortion rate does not fluctuate due to any single thing. Contributing factors include culture, public policy, … Read more Heritage: Downward Trending Abortion Rate

Invisible shield found thousands of miles above Earth blocks ‘killer electrons’ — ScienceDaily

Invisible shield found thousands of miles above Earth blocks ‘killer electrons’ — ScienceDaily. John’s Notes: The best notes that I can give are not my own. One comes from ID evangelist Stephen Meyer and the other from Jess Willians who commented on Meyer’s social post of this article. Stephen Meyer: “More fine tuning. ‘Somewhat like … Read more Invisible shield found thousands of miles above Earth blocks ‘killer electrons’ — ScienceDaily

Jonathan Gruber’s Big, Benevolent Fraud : The Freeman : Foundation for Economic Education

Jonathan Gruber’s Big, Benevolent Fraud : The Freeman : Foundation for Economic Education. John’s note: A central tenet of economics is that free information produces efficient results. Secrecy and misinformation is never preferable to free information for efficiency from an honest economic standpoint. Gruber, like Krugman, is a joke of an economist. He’s a partisan … Read more Jonathan Gruber’s Big, Benevolent Fraud : The Freeman : Foundation for Economic Education