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1  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Creating a "Fraklog" on: February 05, 2016, 02:50:07 PM
Interesting energy politics and economics going on here:

http://www.the-american-interest.com/2016/02/04/lone-star-shale-producers-defy-opec/
2  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / What the 4th Circuit's Ruling Bodes on: February 05, 2016, 01:53:48 PM
Expanding upon Crafty's post above, the recent ruling and its "strict scrutiny" standard is bad juju for folks like Mikey Bloomberg who want to smoke and mirror the second amendment out of existence:

http://legalinsurrection.com/2016/02/big-2a-win-4th-circuit-applies-strict-scrutiny-to-maryland-gun-control-law/
3  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / AO Insurgency Implications on: February 05, 2016, 04:41:15 AM
Things to consider when mulling domestic insurgency.

https://readfomag.com/2014/12/implications-in-a-domestic-insurgency/
4  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Science, Culture, & Humanities / Survey Says: Less Neutrality Leads to More Activism on: February 04, 2016, 06:30:40 PM
This won't surprise anyone except those so enamored with their doomstruck pronouncements that they believe any tactic is justified when trumpeting their beliefs, but someone has taken a look at whether a lack of neutrality correlates with the embrace of activism. Anyone who has watched environmental hysteria unfold knows that answer already:

http://www.cato.org/blog/do-scientists-suppress-uncertainty-climate-change-debate
5  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Science, Culture, & Humanities / The "Adjustocene" on: January 30, 2016, 06:16:25 PM
Heh:

http://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/01/30/saturday-satire-welcome-to-the-new-era-of-climate/
6  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Safe, Cheap, Plentiful, and Over Regulated on: January 30, 2016, 12:07:10 AM
Some new clean energy alternatives that regulators are strangling:

http://reason.com/archives/2016/01/29/advanced-reactor-nuclear-power-resurgenc
7  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Authors of their Antithesis on: January 29, 2016, 06:04:35 PM
Another piece examining the staid GOP mainstream's role in creating Trump, by contrast if nothing else:

http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2016/01/donald-trump-is-shocking-vulgar-and-right-213572
8  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Turnabout is Fair Play on: January 27, 2016, 12:53:16 PM
Some prime RINO points made here. This is what causes the Trump phenomena, IMO:

http://theconservativetreehouse.com/2015/09/07/an-open-letter-to-jonah-goldberg-re-the-gop-and-donald-trump/
9  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Science, Culture, & Humanities / Fossil Fuel Keeps the Wind Turbines Turning on: January 24, 2016, 06:44:10 PM
http://wattsupwiththat.com/2016/01/23/saturday-silliness-wind-turbine-photo-of-the-year/
10  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / The Constitution Shouldn't be Celebrated on: January 24, 2016, 05:14:32 PM
A heterodox examination of the history of the American constitution from a libertarian perspective:


MARC:  Moved to the American Creed/Constitution thread.
11  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Edicts ISIS Imposes on: January 24, 2016, 04:40:45 PM
http://smallwarsjournal.com/blog/documents-show-degree-of-is-control-over-life-in-its-territories
12  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Science, Culture, & Humanities / Unsettling "Science"; much published research not checked on: January 19, 2016, 09:34:07 PM
The unanimity demanded by those who embrace the "climate science" mantle never ceases to astound. More so as established disciplines under less political pressure to produce a homogenized product are finding that much of their peer reviewed research proves to be less than replicable:

http://reason.com/archives/2016/01/19/broken-science
13  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Publish & Perish on: January 17, 2016, 01:24:56 PM
Don't publish papers that don't concur with liberal orthodoxy:

http://www.spectator.co.uk/2016/01/tell-the-truth-about-benefit-claimants-and-the-liberal-left-shuts-you-down/
14  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Which Side of the Spectrum is the Most Simpleminded? on: January 15, 2016, 06:43:52 PM
Those of a liberal persuasion were snickering a couple years back over psychological surveys that claimed to demonstrate conservatives are more simpleminded than liberals. Someone has taken a deeper look at the survey techniques and resulting data:

http://reason.com/archives/2016/01/15/liberals-are-simple-minded
15  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Made me Giggle on: January 15, 2016, 06:13:25 PM
https://www.facebook.com/1460764617543794/photos/a.1460915150862074.1073741828.1460764617543794/1685000315120222/?type=3
16  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Blumentahal on Sudan via the NSA? on: January 09, 2016, 06:16:18 PM
Recent releases bear similarities to NSA signal intelligence dispatches in the hands of one of her cronies. How'd they get there?

http://observer.com/2016/01/hillarys-emailgate-goes-nuclear/
17  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Counterproductive Overreaction on: January 09, 2016, 12:01:49 PM
Security theater, citing fear of terror attacks as a reason to abrogate second amendment protections, institutionalized eavesdropping, et al, play in to the hands of terrorists:

http://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/we-are-terrorized-why-us-counterterrorism-policy-failing-why-it-cant-be
18  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Science, Culture, & Humanities / When Black Lives Mattered . . . on: January 08, 2016, 01:26:47 PM
. . . to other blacks:

http://www.city-journal.org/2016/bc0106jr.html
19  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Piss on People Skills on: January 08, 2016, 12:38:04 PM
My life's story is congruent with this piece:

http://captaincapitalism.blogspot.com/2016/01/hr-and-people-skills.html
20  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Science, Culture, & Humanities / Coal Mine Requires Ouija Board on: January 08, 2016, 12:25:08 PM
Can't mine coal until the unquantifiable is quantified:

http://www.cato.org/blog/you-ought-have-look-use-abuse-social-cost-carbon-taking-down-precautionary-principle-rebound
21  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Science, Culture, & Humanities / Publication Bias and the Social Cost of Carbon on: January 01, 2016, 05:43:01 PM
Lots of links in this piece leading various interesting directions:

http://www.cato.org/blog/you-ought-have-look-publication-bias
22  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Falling Petroleum Prices & Putin, on: January 01, 2016, 02:13:48 AM
Rocky times ahead for Putin and the ruble?

http://johnrlott.blogspot.com/2015/12/what-is-ahead-for-russia.html
23  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Science, Culture, & Humanities / Reduce, Reuse, Regurgitate, Refuse Rational Reexamination on: December 28, 2015, 04:36:49 PM
Ever note how the statist are forever trying in infiltrate life by dictating how best to accomplish mundane tasks like sorting trash:

http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=8631
24  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Never Met a Corporate Handout he didn't Like on: December 27, 2015, 06:08:33 PM
A crony capitalist to the core:

http://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/donald-trump-anti-corporatist-candidate
25  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / The Riot Racket on: December 27, 2015, 02:53:36 PM
Old racial shill payouts beget current urban landscape, san the improvements promised.

http://www.city-journal.org/2015/25_4_riots.html
26  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Science, Culture, & Humanities / What Doesn't Warm Us Makes Us Cooler . . . on: December 21, 2015, 09:38:26 PM
. . . masking the warming that must be there. This non-falsifiable science stuff sure makes life easy, what with all data points confirming notions pre-concieved:

http://iceagenow.info/complete-turn-around-now-nasa-says-burning-fossil-fuels-cools-planet/
27  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Pay No Attention to the Disappearing Economic Indicators on: December 21, 2015, 09:21:10 PM
Hmm, Chinese economic indicator reports are suddenly not being issued:

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-12-21/china-loses-another-economic-indicator-as-minxin-suspends-pmi

Perhaps vestiges of a command economy remain and, if so, what does this signal censorship bode?
28  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Defensive Firearms Uses Undercounted on: December 20, 2015, 08:45:23 PM
Strikes me as a basic examination, but it provides compelling reasons why the rate of defensive gun uses are likely undercounted by the FBI:

http://poseidon01.ssrn.com/delivery.php?ID=325026118089093121098091074085084010034050058012070082112080118071107005085088088099038035127124020121002005068022077099126126105060069010052119003089105096007008030073037024085029000026030071025005024069020094087068065073028115104118116016020085008&EXT=pdf
29  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Science, Culture, & Humanities / Surface Station Data Tainted by Site Placement? on: December 17, 2015, 05:28:27 PM
http://www.bishop-hill.net/blog/2015/12/17/surfacestations-the-punchline.html
30  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / "Write my Next Bestseller?" on: December 11, 2015, 04:36:15 PM
Many of the elements I find so distasteful about Trump are well explored here:

http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2015/12/donald-trump-mark-bowden-playboy-profile
31  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Atlantic on Immigration on: December 11, 2015, 04:28:54 PM
http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/12/refugees/419976/#article-comments
32  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Science, Culture, & Humanities / Chicago Style on: December 09, 2015, 07:19:03 PM
Next time a climate alarmist tells you the science is settled show them this and ask if they support Chicago Style sorts of settlements such as those cited here:

http://wattsupwiththat.com/2015/12/08/mark-steyns-illuminating-and-entertaining-testimony-to-the-cruz-hearing-on-climate-today/
33  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Costs and Consequences of "Gun Control" on: December 02, 2015, 08:47:46 AM
Good piece about the folly of current "gun control" efforts:

http://www.cato.org/publications/policy-analysis/costs-consequences-gun-control#full
34  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Science, Culture, & Humanities / Civilization & Climate in Context on: November 29, 2015, 03:38:57 PM
http://wattsupwiththat.com/2015/11/29/climate-and-human-civilization-over-the-last-18000-years-2/
35  DBMA Martial Arts Forum / Martial Arts Topics / Perverse Incentive Policing on: November 27, 2015, 03:45:03 PM
Asset confiscation gone wild:

https://reason.com/archives/2015/11/27/cops-now-take-more-than-robbers
36  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Ellifritz Muses about "Counterinsurgency" on: November 26, 2015, 10:39:02 AM
I've trained with Greg 4 or 5 times now and find him to be one of the best at presenting and integrating a good, basic skill set, including ground, knife, in close gunfighting, first aid, survival skills, et al. He is also quite well read and does an outstanding job of condensing his understanding for the lay reader, as witnessed in this piece here:

http://www.activeresponsetraining.net/counterinsurgency#sthash.zbcWUrfl.gbpl&st_refDomain=www.facebook.com&st_refQuery=/?sk=h_chr&sfx_switch=true

His Active Response Training site is well worth bookmarking.
37  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Science, Culture, & Humanities / How Scientists Lie About Data on: November 25, 2015, 10:39:17 AM
http://wattsupwiththat.com/2015/11/25/study-demonstrates-a-pattern-in-how-scientists-lie-about-their-data/
38  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / ISIS, Sunni, Shiite, & Other Elements of the Current Mess on: November 25, 2015, 10:24:11 AM
http://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2015/11/what-is-going-on-in-syria-model-this.html
39  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Science, Culture, & Humanities / Reducing Irreproducible Results on: November 24, 2015, 10:21:39 AM
Much of climate alarmism rests on models that don't lend themselves to reproducible results, usually while also failing to adhere to the historical record when checking to see if they are congruent with it. To my mind this is intentional as it's much easier to hyperventilate about doom when not constrained by the need to produce replicable science.

Though this piece doesn't speak directly to climate alarmism, some of the recommendations herein would do much to address climate panic mongering:

http://retractionwatch.com/2015/11/24/improving-reproducibility-what-can-funders-do-guest-post-by-dorothy-bishop/
40  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Science, Culture, & Humanities / Snoopers & Their Impossible Dreams on: November 24, 2015, 09:49:00 AM
They'll keep tilting at windmills nonetheless, because that's what political elites do:

https://reason.com/archives/2015/11/24/ban-encryption-its-an-impossible-idea-wh
41  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Cato's Take on Syrian Refugees on: November 24, 2015, 09:30:08 AM
http://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/refugee-resettlement-smart-way-defeat-isis
42  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Refugee Victory Garden? on: November 22, 2015, 03:57:54 PM
More thoughts on winning the war culturally.

http://smallwarsjournal.com/blog/syrian-refugees-and-good-strategy
43  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Jazz Jihad on: November 21, 2015, 11:06:24 AM
I'm no fan of the American political dynamic where a perplexing event is picked up by the 24/7 news cycle, framed in a linear left/right light which ignores complexities and subtleties, then gummed to death by talking head hacks who make a living casting events in stark terms congruent with their monolithic political affect, with all sides of the issue embracing the notion that we must Do Something Now creating eternal excuses for ever growing government to step in and fill whatever vacuum the clamor is castigating, whether it makes any damn sense or not.

Here's a tale of a gent who made a big impact an hour a day that few know about. As we contemplate how best to move forward where the current existential threat the media has embraced as a two-dimensional passion play is concerned,  I think it is prudent to reflect on the cultural aspects of the current conflict, understand that freedom is easier to sell than theocratic bondage, and hence make sure an element of our response involves leveraging our cultural assests:

https://reason.com/archives/2015/11/21/the-dj-who-helped-win-the-cold
44  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Pinheads for Prior Restraint on: November 20, 2015, 06:30:28 PM
Clearly Smith college needs to add some new courses: Irony 101, Remedial Oblivious Ignorance, and so on:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2015/11/19/smith-college-bars-reporters-from-sit-in-unless-they-agree-to-explicitly-state-they-support-the-movement-in-their-articles/
45  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Of Papists and Pistols on: November 20, 2015, 06:23:40 PM
David Kopel has done some great work digging into the constitutional origins of the second amendment, following threads that that first appeared in 1600s England, for example. Might be too inside baseball for some, and it makes me giggle that this appeared in the WaPo, doubtless causing heads to explode, but those interested in the genesis of the second tenth of the Bill of Rights will likely enjoy this piece:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2015/11/20/the-second-amendment-versus-anti-catholicism/
46  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Science, Culture, & Humanities / NOAA's Climate Arc on: November 19, 2015, 08:47:55 PM
Oh dear, a NOAA paper rushed through to dispute "the pause" in global warming is being outed by whistleblowers, with Senate subpoenas to follow:

http://wattsupwiththat.com/2015/11/19/is-noaa-about-to-crack/
47  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / 2015 Terrorism Index on: November 18, 2015, 12:48:59 PM
A little light reading:

http://economicsandpeace.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/2015-Global-Terrorism-Index-Report.pdf
48  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Science, Culture, & Humanities / And the Award for the Best Filing Title Goes to . . . on: November 17, 2015, 08:21:53 PM
JOAQUIN IRWIN FOY, Appellant
v.
THE SUPER-RICH MEMBERS OF THE ILLUMINATI, (Bilderberg Group); B.R. JETT, Hon. Warden, et al.;
POPE; OBAMA; BIDEN

http://www2.ca3.uscourts.gov/opinarch/152174np.pdf
49  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Atlantic on ISIL on: November 17, 2015, 01:42:30 PM
Older piece from The Atlantic that speaks to current events:

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2015/03/what-isis-really-wants/384980/
50  Politics, Religion, Science, Culture and Humanities / Politics & Religion / Russian Non-Linear Warfare on: November 15, 2015, 10:31:44 AM
A good dissection of current Russian tactics in Europe and the Baltics:

http://smallwarsjournal.com/jrnl/art/the-inauguration-of-21st-century-political-warfare-a-strategy-for-countering-russian-non-li
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