The notion of “fake news” is certainly a hot topic of the day. Donald Trump, nigh on a daily basis, denounces the fiction popular media broadcasts. This is not new. Multiple newspapers existed throughout this...Read More
Month: July 2018
This week’s cover reunites four of the main actors from Breaking Bad, the iconic television show about the stupidity of the drug war. What? You do not think so? Well, tell me it was about something else. But for the drug...Read More
The cover this week is about the return of the popular Netflix series Stranger Things. The cover photo is of the four main male characters. The main female character is absent. I can’t help but think why this is and who will be...Read More
Bluecarp on Twitter
"Just because they had 'socialist' in their name doesn't mean the Nazis were socialist!"
Okay, why do you think the Affordable Care Act makes healthcare more affordable?
"Duh, it's right there in the title."
The whole notion of “a curve” (that goes up and then down), implies there’s some sort of herd immunity at work.
Whether you like it or not, the strategy of flattening the curve was based on an assumption that the population would achieve some degree of immunity from reinfection.
Most Facebook "fact checks" are not fact checks at all. They acknowledge the stated fact is accurate, but then argue that the conclusion one might draw from that fact should be different than the conclusion the poster is drawing by implication.