Monthly Archives: April 2016

The argument against the reality of David Hoffman

we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions — sights, sounds, textures, tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about it — or when we find … Continue reading

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Posted in natural science

Hare-brained hair analysis (old news, still worth knowing)

The Justice Department and FBI have formally acknowledged that nearly every examiner in an elite FBI forensic unit gave flawed testimony in almost all trials in which they offered evidence against criminal defendants over more than a two-decade period before … Continue reading

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Posted in truth is stranger than fiction

Kerrigan on bureaucrats

by Sean J. Kerrigan In contemporary United States a child can be charged with battery for throwing a piece of candy at a schoolfriend. Students can be placed in solitary confinement for cutting class. Adults aren’t much better off: in … Continue reading

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Posted in political economy

Yasha Levin on the history of capitalism

“…everyone but an idiot knows that the lower classes must be kept poor, or they will never be industrious.” —Arthur Young; 1771 Our popular economic wisdom says that capitalism equals freedom and free societies, right? Well, if you ever suspected … Continue reading

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Posted in political economy

Is the USA only expecting rioting at the GOP convention, or are they planning for a lot more riots?

A new report from analysts with industry research group, Sandler Research, forecasts the Global Riot Control System Market for the next four years — but beyond a burgeoning market to parallel the expanding global police state, it appears world governments … Continue reading

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