Trust the plan, they said

wow…Trump to sign executive order targeting anti-Semitism on college campuses Was this part of the plan. The Republican Jewish Coalition applauded the move, with the group’s chairman, former Senator Norm Coleman, calling it “a truly historic and important moment for Jewish Americans” and hailing Mr….

The next 5 years: what happens if Trump wins

Over the past three years, I was right about no increased civil unrest, Trump not being impeached [although the odds have increased in recent weeks], no Russian collusion, Mueller investigation being a dud, strong stock market, no recession, etc. I was also correct about the…

Maximum Human Height

Evolutionistx asks how tall humans can grow. The tallest human for which there is irrefutable evidence is Robert Wadlow of Illinois, who grew to an inch shy of 9 feet tall, dying in 1940 at the age of 22 . The scope of Human Biodiversity…

The U.S. Economy Keeps Defying the Recession Odds

The U.S. Economy Keeps Defying the Recession Odds It’s impressive how well the U.S. economy has held up during the past year. As early as 2018, leading indicators were suggesting a heightened risk of recession in 2019 or 2020. Then early this year the yield…

SSL certificate is up ..finally

The SSL certificate is finally up. This means no more Chrome warnings, which presumably cost me traffic and readers. It’s so stupid and unacceptable how I procrastinated 5 months to do something that took 5 minutes.

The GCSEs are not a good proxy for IQ

The Chanda Chisala IQ debate rages on. Chisala’s argument hinges on the assumption that the GCSEs are a suitable proxy for IQ. The SATs, especially the pre-1995 version, are known to be a good proxy, which is why many high-IQ societies use pre-1995 SAT scores…

Is America becoming more socialist? Depends how you define it

Nick put out another video, in which he argues that changing demographics will turn America socialist and more like Brazil: I agree that demographic change will mean more states turning blue in regard to national elections, similar to what happened to California, as Nick points…

Stock market update: going much higher

On August and October of 2019, I predicted the stock market would go much higher, and that the fed lowering rates in an expansion was unprecedented and extremely bullish. So far, with the S&P 500 up 8.6% since October, it would seem I was right…

Has the internet become dumber or smarter?

In a hugely viral post NEW ATHEISM: THE GODLESSNESS THAT FAILED, Scott argues that the internet has become dumber in recent years, and that the peak of ‘new atheism’ corresponds, to some degree, to the apex of such intellectualism, and that as the internet has…