According to Vox, police have killed over 2,000 people since Ferguson. Their map of fatal encounters illustrates the point with red dots. That made me wonder. What if cops were Skittles?
Rocky Mountain Bog Monster
Lifelong student with interests a mile wide and an inch deep. Autodidact. Pedant, hopefully of the slightly more pleasant sort. Sharer of things learned along the way. Lately of a creative bent.
Yesterday, Big Think posted an interesting collection of Gallup Poll results, along with some commentary: Obama Actually Made America Great Again. Here’s the Data. To hear the rabidly irrational Obama opposition on today, […]
Bad science journalism is almost as bad as bad science, perhaps worse in some ways, insofar as it may popularize error where there had been none before. Carping about bad science blogging, […]
Let’s look at this. First, what’s the risk of death by terrorism?
“Thinking” about personhood. Mother Jones: Pence Signed a Law Requiring Burial or Cremation for Aborted Fetuses Pence, whom Donald Trump announced as his vice presidential running mate on Friday, signed the law […]
ZOMG, it must be a right-wing plot! Maybe. But Pew Research posted this data on the relationship between U.S. religious groups and their political leanings not so very long ago. Consider this […]
There’s truth, and there’s truth. Re: Ben Carson connects Clinton to Satan in convention address @ Yahoo News “Her senior thesis was about Saul Alinsky,” said Carson. “This was someone that she […]
Wait, isn’t that what they’re asking for? Cleveland Police Calling for Open Carry Ban at RNC After Baton Rouge Shootings This just gets touchier and more complex as the hours roll by. […]
What have we learned about that? Well, actually, the headline is just a hair away from that, “Being honest about Trump.” I think it qualifies, though. So would WSJ in this piece, […]
That’s what I want to know Here’s my big reason to care about the #BlackLivesMatter versus #AllLivesMatter jousting match. I’m not the sentimental sort. I don’t have a deeply personal interest in the deeply […]