Humor, Polls, News and Confirmation Bias

September 27th, 2012

By Dan Miller We tend to accept as factual whatever we want to believe and reject the rest. Jim Geraghty’s Morning Jolt today had a piece about reactions to a satirical post by Roger Simon (not Roger L. Simon of PJ Media) stating that Governor Romney’s running mate, Paul Ryan, had disparaged him by, among […]

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Binding Arbitration of Debt Crisis by Unicorns Proposed

July 16th, 2011

By Dan Miller BREAKING NEWS — further details when available.  The bipartisan, post-racial Global Federation of Unicorns (GFUs) agreed today to arbitrate the debt limit crisis for us. It asks only that the results be final and binding on all parties. That seems reasonable because it will require a tremendous amount of work and unicorns […]

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Please Fire the Pundits!

May 23rd, 2011

By Dr. Jim Taylor I should be a pundit. According to a new study, I possess the two qualities most predictive of accurate prognostication. More on that shortly. You should be a pundit; you have as much chance of being correct in your predictions as most pundits. More on that a bit later too. Remember […]

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Hyperinflation Q & A

May 30th, 2010

By Brianna Aubin One of the main reasons I subscribe to PJTV is because of the Front Page, which usually features Terry Jones of Investors Business Daily and Yaron Brook of the Ayn Rand Institute.  Klavan on the Culture is hilarious, and the other people on PJTV do produce some good stuff, but my favorite […]

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The December Spending Spree

December 29th, 2009

By Brianna Aubin At the beginning of the month, the White House held a jobs summit in order to discuss the record levels of unemployment.  The Chamber of Commerce and the National Federation of Independent Business were not invited (who needs business organizations at a jobs conference?).  Paul Krugman was. Why is this important?  Two […]

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