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Note: While not the usual fare of WUWT, after some discussion with Mr. Eschenbach, I decided that this was an impartial data analysis, and that publishing it would be a public service that may be helpful in these troubled times. However, given the sensitive and inflammatory nature of the subject matter in the context of today’s events, I’ve decided not to allow comments on this article. The data speaks for itself, and the goal here is to present the data analysis minus the rhetoric the topic will generate. I take no position on the topic, but I do feel that better data presentation leads to better understanding of problems, and this data presentation may be helpful to many. There are other forums where I’m certain this data and the results will be discussed. – Anthony Watts
When Arrests Go Bad
Guest Essay by Willis Eschenbach
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Some days I need to yell, “The world has gone crazy!” This is one of those days. Let me tell you up front that my wife and I homeschooled our children, and we’d do it again. So, this essay i…
Source: School — No Place for a Child
Bill Nye the “science guy” bashed pro-lifers on YouTube — but his science on abortion is off.
Bill Nye is supposed to be “the science guy.” Recently he published a video on YouTube purporting to inform viewers of what science tells us about abortion. Nye claims that laws against abortion reflect “a deep scientific lack of understanding.” But it turns out that it is Nye himself who doesn’t understand the science. “I really encourage you to look at the facts,” he says. But then he misrepresents the facts from top to bottom in an embarrassingly transparent effort to hijack science in the cause of pro-abortion ideology.
Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/424721/bill-nye-youtube-abortion
Source: Bill Nye Gets Science Wrong on Abortion | National Review Online
During a reddit AMA, comedian Jerry Seinfeld perfectly explained how GOP candidates and pundits should handle Donald Trump after his next outburst.
Source: Seinfeld Explains The Perfect Way To Handle Donald Trump
“If you don’t send us money, God will be extremely angry with you,” Oliver tells callers to a toll-free number he set up as part of his new “career” as a televangelist. The pre-recorded message at 1-800-THIS-IS-LEGAL also tells callers who aren’t interested in donating money to Oliver to “get off the phone and find somebody who is.”
Comedian John Oliver takes on the prosperity gospel by becoming a televangelist – The Washington Post.