Monthly Archives: May 2020

Blinded By Science

Governor Wally (MN-DFL) continues his efforts to run the state as if he were Governor William J. Le Petomane: Churches can only have 10 people or less outdoors while bars and restaurants can have up to 50. No, I don’t … Continue reading

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Hindsight

CNN reported that If the US began social distancing a week earlier than it did, it could’ve prevented at least 36,000 coronavirus deaths, new research shows. If the US locked down two weeks earlier, it could’ve prevented 84% of deaths … Continue reading

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Epistemic Viciousness

It all started with one of those suggested videos from YouTube (you know, the ones over on the right). I don’t know why, but for some reason this video, “Why Martial Arts Are Suddenly Being Exposed as Fake” was suggested. … Continue reading

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More Code Reviews

I referenced the code review of the Imperial College model, but now it’s been revealed (take your pick, from Shot In the Dark or from Powerline) that here in MN, we went our own way. Our model, which was used … Continue reading

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Hmm, Yes, A Conflict of Interest

Someone tweeted: It used to be said that people in Congress should be lawyers. After 209 years we have enough laws. We need business people who know hoe to do budgets & run this country like a company. to which … Continue reading

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Yeah, I Think This is Worth Noting

Minnesotans like to think of themselves a good citizens who do the Right Thing when asked to by their government. It’s very Scandinavian. Others might and do refer to this as the “often-bovine sense of communitarianism that the left has … Continue reading

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More Expertise

Just The News brings a review of a John Solomon podcast: Michael Fumento on the recent history of medical alarmism. With the subtitle, ‘The public health service rewards people who are grotesquely wrong.’. Fumento said that Robert Redfield, now the … Continue reading

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Kung Flu in MN

Scott Johnson from Powerline updates (his 37th) on the state of Kung Flu in MN. We remain on lockdown. I seriously doubt that Minnesotans understand the lockdown is not intended to minimize our risks of contracting the virus. Public understanding … Continue reading

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Consistency

Hard to see how this is wrong (slightly reformatted): Illegal alien: “I did it to feed my family” Democrats: “Give him welfare, free healthcare, legal immunity, and a path to citizenship!!” ——————————- American opening her salon: “I did it to … Continue reading

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Givers and Takers

An interesting article from City Journal that examines the claim that blue states are net donors (givers) to the Washington DC and red states are takers. For example, from the article: New York is a net donor to the federal … Continue reading

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