1. Yooper

    Science (And Politics?)

    Fair warning: probably TL;DR Came upon an interesting post from Arnold Kling: http://www.arnoldkling.com/blog/correlation-without-causation/ Which is a quick synopsis of this (a really, really good post): https://quillette.com/2019/07/30/the-other-crisis-in-psychology/ Caused to me snip what...
  2. Yooper

    "Rude Awakening"

    I just read a Powerline blog post from John Hinderaker commenting on a post by James Howard Kunstler. Here's a link to the Powerline blog entry: https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2019/08/a-righteous-saturday-night-rant.php Anyway, Hinderaker's comments and snips were interesting enough...
  3. Yooper

    How To Determine Who Is Hallucinating About Politics

    If you enjoyed the "Hoax Funnel" post, I think you'll enjoy this. If you didn't, well, you're probably sitting in the theater that's showing Movie #1 (click on over and this will become clear): https://www.scottadamssays.com/2019/08/07/how-to-determine-who-is-hallucinating-about-politics/ Many...
  4. Yooper

    Against Lie Inflation

    Some of you may have previously seen posts by the author, Scott Alexander, mentioned in a wide variety of posts by both conservatives and liberals, by economists and political science junkies, by..., well, you get it I suspect. He has a fairly large following and for good reason. Anyway, this...
  5. Yooper

    An Interesting Take On Sports & Politics

    https://spectator.org/from-the-babes-mouth/ Three snips. One from mid-article, one toward the end, the last from the closing: Not sure who started the "sports team visits" thing. Honestly, don't really care. I do know, though, that for some time I haven't liked them as neither party...
  6. Yooper

    "Are Today's Progressives Actually Totalitarians?"

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/ralphbenko/2014/01/13/are-todays-progressives-actually-totalitarians/#4ea062541684 Two snips for you: And: --- End of line (MCP)
  7. Yooper

    Word o' the Day: Solipsism

    From Wikipedia: Solipsism (/ˈsɒlɪpsɪzəm/ (listen); from Latin solus, meaning 'alone', and ipse, meaning 'self')[1] is the philosophical idea that only one's mind is sure to exist. As an epistemological position, solipsism holds that knowledge of anything outside one's own mind is unsure; the...
  8. Yooper

    T J Helmstetter - Nazi Hunter

    T J Helmstetter - former associate DNC comms director https://twitchy.com/gregp-3534/2019/07/05/lol-get-rekt-ahole-a-former-associate-dnc-comms-director-got-kicked-out-of-a-d-c-restaurant-after-harassing-a-maga-hat-nazi/...
  9. Yooper

    If You Can't Beat 'Em, Throttle 'Em

    https://www.cnbc.com/2019/06/27/twitter-says-it-will-start-labeling-tweets-from-influential-government-officials-who-break-its-rules.html Snip: In the new policy released Thursday, Twitter said that for people who fit its new criteria, it will place a notice over tweets that violate its...
  10. Yooper

    Axios: Sources Say AOC To Primary Schumer Or Gillibrand

    https://www.axios.com/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-new-york-senate-chuck-schumer-c3d4491c-2bbc-4246-b46b-5cf134b9ace6.html Apologies if duplicate post; searched, didn't see.... --- End of line (MCP)
  11. Yooper

    Post Turtles

    Came across this today. Seems right, to my mind. --- End of line (MCP)
  12. Yooper

    Basta! (A Message to Mayor Pete from a Latina Mama)

    Take a read. VERY much worth your time and effort to click over.... Here's a snip to help convince you: A Message to Mayor Pete from a Latina Mama: “Don’t Force Your Sexual Ideology on Me and My Children” --- End of line (MCP)
  13. Yooper

    Allow Me To Introduce Ammo Grrrll

    Former stand-up comedienne, Susan Vass, writes a weekly column at the Powerline blog every Friday. Never misses a week. Culture, politics, feminism, she writes/jokes about it all. This week's is (link) "THOUGHTS FROM THE AMMO LINE - Ammo Grrrll is happily MARRIED TO AN ENTHUSIAST." Click on...
  14. Yooper

    Lucy McBath. Carpetbagger?

    Two days late on seeing the article. But the question remain. How would/should we characterize Ms. McBath & her "actions"? Link: https://www.foxnews.com/politics/georgia-dem-residency-gift-basket-tennessee Would this be a form of election fraud? Should she/we feel okay about this if not...
  15. Yooper

    Reminds Me Of "Landshark"

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  16. Yooper

    Ich Bin Ein Egoist! Und Auch Ein Schwanz!

    Obama sets record (breaking his own, I suppose): Link: "NEW RECORD: OBAMA MENTIONS HIMSELF 392 TIMES DURING BERLIN TOWNHALL [MONTAGE]" --- End of line (MCP)
  17. Yooper

    Kirsten Gillibrand, Genius

    Recent (last night, April 8) comments from Senator Gillibrand on tactical nuclear weapons. One mistake is funny, but a bit understandable. The other shows how out of TOUCH she is; how unfit to be a C-in-C she is. (Attempt at a groaner here.) You want to talk about inept, incompetent, unfit...
  18. Yooper

    Herman Cain To Fed? Purple Smoke Soon To Be Seen On The Forum.

    Multiple sources are reporting Herman Cain is to be nominated (along with Moore) to the Fed. Trump issued a statement that he is putting Cain up for nomination because there are certain SoMD.com forum members whose heads are sure to explode when they hear of it. That is all. P.S. Cain part of...
  19. Yooper

    Valerie Jarrett Says Obama WH Too Macho

    Link: "VALERIE JARRETT COMPLAINED THAT THE OBAMA WHITE HOUSE WAS TOO ‘MACHO’" The woman Bill Murray lusted after in "Caddyshack" says the men at the White House during the Obama Adminstration were just too manly. Holy TSS Rely tampons, Batman! If that WH was too manly, it's no wonder every...
  20. Yooper

    Maybe You Have Seen This Already....

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