09/17/2020 archive

Herd Immunity V. Herd Mentality

During his ABC Nwes Town Hall with undecided voters, Donald Trump discussed his Cov-19 policy mistakenly (or maybe not) saying he wanted to create “herd mentality.” Perhaps he did mean to say “herd immunity” or perhaps he just doesn’t know the difference. There is, however, a distinct difference: Herd Mentality describes how people can be …

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Pondering the Pundits

Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news media and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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LRAD stands for Long Range Acoustic Device and while you may think, “Oh, this is the perfect thing to crank up the volume on Wall of Voodoo’s Ring of Fire Album cut and really annoy my neighbors,” and it can in fact be used as a (very) loudspeaker, it is designed by the U.S. Military …

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Like, Fire! What about Global Warming and Beavis do you not understand?

Deplorable Focus Group

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog. Spoilers- These people are screened, paid, and usually highly motivated. I did a study with Plumbers to get a take on what level of subsidy would get people to opt for off-peak, high efficiency water heaters (I did other things than traffic, Cell Phones and Acne Cream for instance). I …

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The Breakfast (Taking Action)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:00am (ET) (or …

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