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Doing the Research the New York Times Won't Do

AliveInHim Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 11:12 PM
Hmmm. One wonders if Kool-aid should be outlawed or at least tightly controlled. After all, some 600 people perished after drinking the stuff, which a madman named Jim Jones poisoned with cyanide and forced his followers to drink. Doesn't that make Kool-Aid an assault beverage? Well...?
NewJAl Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 11:28 PM
I took six packages to the police station, hoping they had a cash for kool-aid program. I did not tell them that I stole some from my neighbor, and they did not ask. Several Liberals seemed relieved that I no longer had them, and probably will sleep better tonight.
Rich L. Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 10:57 AM

In Sunday's New York Times, Elisabeth Rosenthal claimed, as the title of her article put it, "More Guns = More Killing." She based this on evidence that would never be permitted in any other context at the Times: (1) anecdotal observations; and (2) bald assertions of an activist, blandly repeated with absolutely no independent fact-checking by the Times.

There is an academic, peer-reviewed, long-term study of the effect of various public policies on public, multiple shootings in all 50 states over a 20-year period performed by renowned economists at the University of Chicago and Yale, William Landes and John...