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Doing the Research the New York Times Won't Do

kgrammer Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 4:55 PM
Democrats: The party of slavery, Jim Crow, the KKK, Bull Connor, church-bombers, George Wallace, Lester Maddox, Dixiecrats (not Dixiecans), have created a whole mythology for their past, as champions of the poor. Along with their media and academic compatriots, they keep racism alive to dump on Republicans in every twisted way possible. The Democrats are the party of oppression and high-minded condescension of the minorities, promising hand-outs in exchange for votes. Their goal: to create a proletariat that will give them power in exchange for redistributing wealth in America. Racism, class envy are their tools. In the new America party leaders will get to play commissars with dachas and sable coats.
Barnlady Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 6:09 PM
And in a democracy they can stay in power as long as they keep enslaved 50% of the population, we are so lost...

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...