10 years since Hurricane Katrina

It's been a full decade since the hurricane of historic destruction hit land back in 2005 leaving thousands upon thousands in ruin.  The event was so tragic we needed a reason, something to blame for the hurt.  That reason was global warming.  Of course it's not called global warming any longer … [Read more...]

Perpetuating the myth of domestic violence

  The above graphic has been circulating the internet for at least a couple weeks now.  It references the incident between former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice assaulting his then fiancee in an Atlantic City casino elevator.  I think the image above only serves to show the bias most … [Read more...]

Voter remorse: poll finds more voters think Romney would have been better

Quinnipiac University has published a poll finding that a majority of voters believe Mitt Romney would be doing a better job as president than President Barack Obama. America would be better off if Republican Mitt Romney had won the 2012 presidential election, 45 percent of voters say, while 38 … [Read more...]

It’s not just deniers saying it: NOAA data shows cooling, not warming

Despite global warming "deniers" pointing out that the Earth hasn't warmed for nearly two decades, sea ice is at record levels even though it was predicted that it would be all gone by now, and falsely claim that CO2 levels skyrocketing to record levels would cause more frequent and greater … [Read more...]

Oops! After voter ID law passed, minority turnout increased

Many on the political left decry the attempted implementation of voter ID laws requiring voters to produce photo identification when they vote.  These laws are an attempt to reduce the number of minority voters, since so many minorities either don't have, or would have difficulty obtaining a valid … [Read more...]

Planned Parenthood gives award for increase in abortions at facility

Supporters of the right to elective abortion and Planned Parenthood often tout that only 3% of their 'business' is abortion.  This number is, of course, misleading. However, of the women who get services from Planned Parenthood because they're pregnant, there's another story to be told.  A … [Read more...]

Liberal memes debunked: welfare irony

  Could this be true?  What if it is?  I found this on the Facebook page "Being Liberal" and they do a great job of playing fast and loose with actual facts. The first implication is that white republicans think using food stamps (SNAP) is wrong.  Well, no they don't.  They -- I -- don't like … [Read more...]

Gun deaths in America by the numbers

Seemingly every time we pick up a newspaper or watch the evening news we are confronted with the tragedies of gun violence.  People use incidents in the news to further whatever their agenda may be.  The Political Left uses the news in an attempt to restrict the liberties of Americans to obtain, … [Read more...]

Funding schools doesn’t help students learn

What could possibly account for the disparity between the United States' spending more than any other country when it comes to education, and the lack of increased performance?  If you listen to our politicians, it’s because we are not spending enough on our country's "most valuable resource". A … [Read more...]

Founder of Greenpeace admits no evidence climate change is caused by man

Patrick Moore, one of the environmental activist group Greenpeace's earliest members, testified before the U.S. Senate on the issue of climate change. Patrick Moore -- There is no scientific proof that human emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) are the dominant cause of the minor warming of the … [Read more...]

Minimum wage hike more political than economic

Clothing retailer GAP which is also the parent corporation who owns Banana Republic, Old Navy, Piperlime, Athleta, and Intermix has announced that it will raise the minimum wage it pays employees to $9 in 2014 and $10 in 2015.  That's great!  However, the notoriously Progressive website Think … [Read more...]

Income inequality worst in Democrat led cities

The Brookings Institute released a study on income inequality finding that it is worst in large cities, which also are and have been ruled by Democrat policies for decades.  The subject of income inequality is a propaganda political issue to begin with.  It is rooted in jealousy and envy.  It pits … [Read more...]

Abortion rate is the lowest since Roe v Wade

The rate of abortion, about 17 of every 1000 women in the US, is down 43.4% from its peak in 1980, and nearly as low as the rate following the Supreme Court decision legalizing the commission of abortion.  This is good and bad news.  There's still more than 1 million abortions committed per … [Read more...]

UPDATE: New Year’s Resolutions!

At the beginning of this year I had resolved to do two things.  First is to pick up every bit of money I find on the ground. Ordinarily, I never pass over ‘silver’ change.  I always stop for nickels, dimes, and quarters but not always pennies.  I decided I would not pass over a single coin.  The … [Read more...]

Number of people coming to their senses about global warming is sharply increasing

According to a recently released joint study by Yale University and George Mason University, the number of people who do not believe the Earth is warming has spiked in the last year and a half.  This means people are finally beginning to take into account that the Earth has not warmed in nearly two … [Read more...]

Exhaustive study: Gun restrictions = more murder

A 30 year-long peer reviewed study published in the journal Applied Economics Letters has found that states with more restrictions on owning and carrying firearms conclusively leads to higher instances of murder. (Study Abstract) -- The purpose of the present study is to determine the effects of … [Read more...]

Feigned safety concern: Banning cell phone use while driving

Distracted driving is the leading cause of traffic accidents.  Whether it's looking out the window, daydreaming, talking on the phone, or eating and drinking, distracted driving is a target of state legislatures throughout the country.  I'm just not convinced that legislators aren't simply … [Read more...]

Ancient Roman SUVs caused global warming

As the settled science of climate change tells us, evil human beings are responsible for the historically high global temperatures.  Activists appear content to ignore facts such as the warming has stopped, or that it has in fact been hotter is eras prior to the industrial revolution when we began … [Read more...]

Christianity is so offensive, we dare not speak it

Despite multiple surveys already being done on the issue (by pollsters more prestigious and reputable than I) of holiday greeting preferences, I conducted a survey of local shoppers for their preference.  Although the distribution of participants is localized to my surrounding area I think it serves … [Read more...]

Statistics

Who doesn't love statistics?  I sure do.  What statistic do you find really interesting?  What about one that you found shocking the first time you heard it? … [Read more...]