Tag Archives: Statistics

Trashapocalypse at Standing Rock and other heinous lies

Remember the “trash” the Army and  Oil Company LIARS reported in January? The Weekly Standard, a FOX property, admitted the so-called Trash was mostly tents and other belongings the Army refused to allow the people to take away. The stupid … Continue reading

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Kill your wife, blame the victim, post on yahoo. Maybe not in that order

I admit, sometimes I write comments on other websites, notably Yahoo News. Huffington Post put up a couple of articles, one saying that most homicides (women) are committed in Domestic Violence. Pure statistics. And the second is like unto the … Continue reading

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General Wall Street Mad-Dog

Trump’s nominee for Secretary of something or another important bureaucracy. And supports more wars. Trump gonna stop the wars WHEN? Not our lifetime, according to their schedule. This comes at a cost. So much for Fiscal Conservatives. They must mean … Continue reading

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Temporary stand down at Standing Rock

In a blinding flash of Corporate hubris, The Stated Reason For The Police Assaults against the Medicine Wheel gathering has been really two-faced, that they’re afraid for the health of the People in the cold and lack of sanitation facilities, … Continue reading

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Why opinion polls don’t actually matter

Picture a vitamin commercial. It starts out with a very sketchy statistic. “80 percent of American men try to eat more sensibly” I changed the wording a bit. The 80% part stays. Then it states that 90% don’t eat and … Continue reading

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Traumatic Brain Injuries and Statistical Manipulation

This has a two part trigger, for me, I saw a bus stop sign saying that 1 in 5 returning soldiers have TBI and a BBC headline about “stocks fall on manufacturing data”, the last being a poorly constructed sentence … Continue reading

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Oil in Gulf Stream, Industry Response: “Kill more American Kids”

Spokesfreak for increased drilling, our favorite ex-Governor, not able to actually DEFEND her corporate sponsored “Drill, Baby, Drill” mantra (for now) in the face of BP announcing that the oil “might” be spreading into major ocean currents (like the Gulf … Continue reading

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Local Propaganda paper, Westside Pioneer, praises County Commissioner and Real Estate Thief Sally Clark.

For passing a county ordinance criminalizing poverty. The fascist freak Clark said it makes “citizens” safer, well, Stupid, the homeless PEOPLE are citizens too, and you’ve now institutionalized Police Brutality against them on a massive scale. Based on the notion … Continue reading

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More people who Don’t actually speak English

Jeep. Their newest SUV, designed to guzzle gasoline thus driving up the demand for more Americans being sent to Kill People in other lands so the Oil companies, who are business partners with the makers of Jeep… can have lots … Continue reading

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Website statistics to sneeze at

TECHNORATI rank 150,765, authority 39 COMPETE rank 102,915, people 14,910 QUANTCAST rank 44,142, monthly traffic 29.8K URLFAN rank 170,901 WEBSITE OUTLOOK rank 449,835, net worth $6818.20?

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Confusing actuarial lies for statistics

LYING WITH STATISTICS. It’s a worn truism, but what do you do when the public’s mathematical literacy ebbs ever lower? Lie without statistics. Give new meaning to mean, median and average. Use false statistics to reinforce the new lie. Here … Continue reading

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More statistics to sleep on

I hear that less than 25% of the American public knows approximately how many US soldiers have died in Iraq. The total as of today is 3,986. Two other US statistics of note: of men in prison and teenage girls: … Continue reading

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Child

I was holding my little boy (at almost 9, not so little anymore) on my lap the other day and I was looking at his hand. His long fingers, still slightly pudgy, tapering to perfect little fingernails. I took off … Continue reading

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