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Campuses desperately need unity czars, not diversity czars (victorhanson.com)
by Patrick on 19 Jul 2018  11 comments, latest 2 days ago
http://victorhanson.com/wordpr America’s successful melting pot should not be replaced with discredited salad-bowl separatism.By Victor Davis Hanson // National Review OnlineEmphasizing diversity has been the pitfall, not the strength, of nations...

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In 2017, US had largest decline in CO2 emissions in the world (aei.org)
by Patrick on 16 Jul 2018  16 comments, latest 5 days ago
https://www.aei.org/publicatio For that impressive “greening” of America, we can thank the underground oceans of America’s natural gas that are now accessible because of the revolutionary, advanced drilling and extraction technologies...

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Time Zone Insanity
by Patrick on 15 Jul 2018  Posted 7 days ago
here in the United States the u.s. is04:31mostly pretty straightforward with four04:33time zones that cover the continental 4804:35states and one each for Hawaii and04:37Alaska but daylight savings time is04:40where things...

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Unrelated Relatives
by Patrick on 14 Jul 2018  4 comments, latest 7 days ago
An odd thought from my limited knowledge of genetics: You could be completely unrelated to an ancestor, or even a sibling!You get 23 of your 46 chromosomes genes from each...

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Mutinous migrants threaten to kill Italian crew after rescue (thetimes.co.uk)
by Patrick on 14 Jul 2018  2 comments, latest 8 days ago
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edi African migrants threatened to kill the crew of an Italian cargo vessel that had rescued them in the Mediterranean, in an attempt to avoid being returned to detention centres...

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Conservative vs liberal names (freakonomics.com)
by Patrick on 12 Jul 2018  35 comments, latest 7 days ago
http://freakonomics.com/2013/0 OLIVER: So, we weren’t just interested in the categories of name, whether it was a popular or unpopular name, we were also interested in do liberals and conservatives choose...

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Ted Cruz for Human President (tedcruzforhumanpresident.com)
by Patrick on 12 Jul 2018  Posted 10 days ago
https://www.tedcruzforhumanpre Hello I am Tedcruz Forpresident.I have over 42 years!I wish to shut down the space program and destroy all telescopes, abruptly and without explanation.

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20 pounds of human poop was found on a sidewalk of San Francisco (sanluisobispo.com)
by Patrick on 10 Jul 2018  21 comments, latest 11 days ago
https://www.sanluisobispo.com/ Trash bags full of approximately 20 pounds of human poop were left on the sidewalk over the weekend in downtown San Francisco.It's the latest — and perhaps most alarming...

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Facebook labels declaration of independence as 'hate speech' (theguardian.com)
by Patrick on 6 Jul 2018  5 comments, latest 14 days ago
https://www.theguardian.com/wo The website told a local newspaper they violated its community guidelines by posting the original document ...In the run-up to the Fourth of July, the Liberty Country Vindicator, a...

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Texas mother shoots man trying to steal car with children inside (bbc.com)
by Patrick on 6 Jul 2018  22 comments, latest 15 days ago
https://www.bbc.com/news/world She had gone into the petrol station's convenience store when an employee alerted her that a man was entering her SUV.She told local media she jumped into the back...

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Wisconsin Supreme Court sides with fired Marquette conservative professor (cbs58.com)
by Patrick on 6 Jul 2018  3 comments, latest 15 days ago
http://cbs58.com/news/wisconsi Updated: 8:25 a.m. on July 6, 2018MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Wisconsin Supreme Court says Marquette University shouldn't have fired a conservative professor over his blog post criticizing a student...

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Boosting testosterone makes men prefer higher-status products (sciencedaily.com)
by Patrick on 4 Jul 2018  6 comments, latest 15 days ago
https://www.sciencedaily.com/r Status symbols, like a luxury car or brand-name denim, may not function any better than their lower-status counterparts, but they do convey a message about the owner's position on...

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Trudeau is a pussy grabber! (theguardian.com)
by Patrick on 2 Jul 2018  37 comments, latest 15 days ago
https://www.theguardian.com/wo Justin Trudeau has publicly addressed allegations that he groped a reporter at an event 18 years ago, saying he does not recall any “negative interactions” taking place that day.The...

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Taleb on open borders (twitter.com)
by Patrick on 1 Jul 2018  41 comments, latest 17 days ago
https://twitter.com/nntaleb

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India vs China as an illustration of the high cost of diversity
by Patrick on 1 Jul 2018  Posted 20 days ago
Sent by a reader from India.

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How Girls Ruin Boy's Games (jordanbpeterson.com)
by Patrick on 30 Jun 2018  20 comments, latest 19 days ago
From https://jordanbpeterson.com/12 :Boys' interests tilt towards things; girls' interests tilt towards people. Strikingly, these differences, strongly influenced by biological factors, are most pronounced in the Scandinavian societies where gender equality...

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Illegal immigration lowers pay for black US citizens (washingtonexaminer.com)
by Patrick on 24 Jun 2018  31 comments, latest a month ago
https://www.washingtonexaminer Decades of illegal immigration have set back the economic fortunes of African American men, robbing jobs and wages and even playing a role in low marriage rates and putting...

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Self-contradictory immigration laws in California? (californiaemploymentlaw.foxroth)
by Patrick on 23 Jun 2018  9 comments, latest a month ago
Pursuant to Section 12801.9, the DMV must issue a license to people who are not in the country legally if they’re otherwise qualified for the license. Those licenses indicate on...

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Price reductions arrive in San Jose
by Patrick on 23 Jun 2018  1 comment, latest a month ago
Starting to follow in the footsteps of NYC, Toronto, and Vancouver?

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Supreme Court: Cops Can't Track Cell Phone Location Without A Warrant (zerohedge.com)
by Patrick on 22 Jun 2018  11 comments, latest a month ago
https://www.zerohedge.com/news Well, not for "weeks or months" anyway:The Supreme Court ruled Friday that law enforcement cannot track people's movements for periods of weeks or months without a warrant.In a 5-4...
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