Archive for February, 2015

The Industrial-Depression Complex

Sunday, February 8, 2015 9:44 2 Comments

A recent Pharmaceutical Street Journal (WSJ) headline grabbed me when I read, “Can a Smartphone Tell if You’re Depressed?” The gist of the story is the usual: Yes, you’re depressed and don’t tell us you’re not because you just don’t realize it…and now we’re going to help you by tracking you with technology and mood-reading contrivances. [...]

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Finally, a Vaccination That Should Be Forced

Saturday, February 7, 2015 7:18 No Comments

I appreciate Ryan McMaken’s comments on the compulsory-vaccine crowd. Again, another poke of reality that, I thought, was another well-done piece of parody. Then I realized that USA Today isn’t a parody tabloid … or is it? This is what happens when reactionary-hysterical, crazed collectivists who go on public-health benders and simultaneously lack basic critical [...]

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The Motorcar Idiocracy

Saturday, February 7, 2015 6:28 3 Comments

Oh this is so good. Eric Peters on new car “features” run amok. It’s a short list of factual assessments that may not seem exciting at first, but it provides some very useful information. He doesn’t mention the “driverless cars” that the Idiocracy salivates over, but he’s addressed that in whole articles. The worst ever new [...]

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“the market is starting to stir”

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 19:28 1 Comment

I recoil when I spot these pea-brained-type headlines: “Consumer Confidence Lifting New-Home Sales.” I am perplexed by the fact that pro-central planning, quantitative methodologists can actually convince otherwise intelligent people that there can exist a “consumer confidence index.” To quote: The nation’s biggest public home builders are telling investors that new-home sales picked up during [...]

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