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An Update for Friday

| May 29, 2020 | 38 Comments
An Update for Friday

It seems that someone is in complete denial about the PRC, so here’s some up to date information about the Communist government of China and Xi Jinping, the General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party.  https://www.forbes.com/profile/xi-jinping/#3a328bca1601 The government of China is, and has been, a Communist government since 1949, when Mao took over the government […]

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The Model Was Incorrect

| May 8, 2020 | 85 Comments
The Model Was Incorrect

It seems that the “experts” predicting massive die-offs using “Ferguson’s Model” and insisting that we all impinge our lives with lockdowns and social distancing were no experts. Instead they are a bunch of amateurs pretending to be programmers when they are not professional programmers, and every bit of code that they used was infested with […]

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Lyin’ Brian Williams of MSDNC!

| April 30, 2020 | 26 Comments
Lyin’ Brian Williams of MSDNC!

‘Lyin’ Brian “… exaggerating an anecdote about coming under fire in a U.S. Army helicopter during the Iraq war in 2003.” He would have taken sniper fire with Hillary, had he been on that Kosovo trip too. Snake sends. By Joseph Curl President Trump on Thursday blasted MSNBC host Brian Williams over his past apology […]

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Those Confounded Lights In the Sky – Again!!

| April 27, 2020 | 21 Comments
Those Confounded Lights In the Sky – Again!!

Used to be that, if there were lights in the night sky, it was in a V-formation and was pooh-poohed as being migrating geese or something similar. And people were sure it was space aliens leaving Earth. Now, it’s Elon Musk and his project to put something on the order of 50,000 or more communications […]

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Modeling and Simulation

| April 21, 2020 | 77 Comments
Modeling and Simulation

Earth Day 22 April For a while I worked at NAVAIR’s Warfare Analysis division, where modeling and simulation ruled. A PhD there told me, “All models lie. Some are useful.” I quickly learned in modeling and sim the results are only as good as the input data. Poetrooper sends. An Earth Day reckoning? Greenies panicking […]

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Covid-19: Some Perspective

| March 31, 2020 | 235 Comments
Covid-19:  Some Perspective

The media – and much of the public – appear to have collectively lost their ever-lovin’ minds over Covid-19. Specifically, many are IMO hugely overreacting; they’re all but screaming, at the top of their lungs, “The end of the world is at hand!” Well, here’s some data that should shed light on the actual impact […]

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Movement of Spring Break Attendees from Florida Beach

| March 29, 2020 | 38 Comments
Movement of Spring Break Attendees from Florida Beach

Earlier this month, many college students decided to participate in spring break activities on a Florida beach. Then, some tested positive for the coronavirus. Some of these students argued that they made plans and that these plans needed to be carried out. Cheap flights added to the incentive to fly to areas with beaches. Many […]

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Regarding Covid-19

| March 13, 2020 | 184 Comments
Regarding Covid-19

Social distancing seems to be working to control the spread of this not-very exotic virus. Nothing wrong with preventive measures; they make a good deal of sense to anyone who has a working brain cell. Statistics are available at the link below, and can be found elsewhere, such as at WHO’s site.  It is clear […]

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