Open Thread — Protests and Looting in the name of Trayvon Martin

Since the acquittal of George Zimmerman crowds of protesters have taken to the streets to show their disgust with the verdict.  Until recently the gatherings have been merely disruptive.  However, they are becoming increasingly violent.  I predict looting will soon follow. I can't help but think … [Read more...]

The demographics of government food assistance usage

I expect this to be controversial, but draw your attention to the differences.  Blacks are twice as likely as Whites, and Hispanics are one and a half times as likely to use the food stamp programs and Democrats are more than twice as likely as Republicans. I'm asking my readers to speculate as to … [Read more...]