Daily Archives: August 30, 2014

Putting Things In Perspective

Americans are about 100 times more likely to be killed by a car, than by a bullet from a rifle. Americans are about 5,000 times more likely to be injured by a car, than by a bullet from a rifle. … Continue reading

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No Hesitation : Ohio Police Murder Wal-Mart Shopper

  Surveillance video from an Ohio Walmart shows that a man fatally shot by police earlier this month had his back to officers and was talking on a cell phone, an attorney for the man’s family says.  John Crawford III … Continue reading

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Massive Reduction In US Drought Over The Past 80 Years

Eighty years ago, nearly 80% of the US was experiencing drought. Now that number is less than 15%.

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Evil Denier Vs. Climate Hero

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Understanding Karma

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General Warrants

On Thursday night, I drove to the gas station and was listening to a show on C-SPAN radio about NSA data gathering phone metadata. A lawyer (not sure who she was) said that it was illegal, and cited that the American Revolution was largely … Continue reading

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More Evidence That Time Began In 1979

Climate scientists love 1979, and normally begin their graphs there – because it was the coldest winter in US history and had peak Arctic sea sea ice. I am often accused of cherry-picking for including data prior to 1979.

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