Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Math Is Hard

Some pundits have been taking shots at Nate Silver of  Here is a good response to some of the more idiotic attacks.

A basic education is statistics would be really, really valuable at helping people avoid being manipulated. And that's why it won't happen.

Also note that pundits, PUNDITS, are suggesting there should be and will be consequences to someone getting a prediction wrong. Self-awarness FAIL.


" ... rape is brutal, and abhorrent, but sometimes, God takes rape lemons and makes baby lemonade in your uterus."


Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Cover Twos Day


[Original here]

Ah, nice to know this guys give this the consideration it is due:
"Well, there’s probably a lot of — I’m not a woman so I’m thinking, if I’m a woman, why would I want to get — some of it has to do with economics. A lot has to do with economics. I don’t know, I have never — It’s a question I have never thought about." - Ohio state representative Jim Buchy, asked why a woman might want an abortion.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Help A Poor, Wayward Soul Out

I'm certainly no Christian. I will freely admit to being something less than a Biblical "scholar."  In fact, I've read a very tiny percentage of the Good Book. So having fessed up to my ignorance, I was wondering, as I don't have time right now to be reading the Bible, which of the following Republican goals would Jesus support? Because I know a very decent, loving, kind Christian woman who is going to vote Rmoney*/Ryan in a few weeks:

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

QOTD: 10/3/12

From a comment to this post at LG&M:
As Jesus taught us:
Give a man a fish and he’ll eat for a day.
But give a small fraction of hungry men a useless voucher for half-assed fishing lessons and you can stop pretending like you give a fuck about poor people.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Cover Twos Day

Most people don't know this is an Otis Redding song, covered by Aretha Franklin.