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Doing the Research the New York Times Won't Do

Moonbat Exterminator Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 11:30 AM
The Unscientific Method - As practiced by libs 1. Arrive at conclusion about events, conclusion is based on emotional responses. 2. Ignore prior published studies. 3. Design experiment to support conclusions. 4. When data contradicts conclusions, apply corrective coeficients(aka fudge factors) to obtain desired results. 5. Publish conclusions and only data which supports them in esoteric journals read by no more than six people.
rficara Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 12:15 PM
Then alert "journalists" to the articles so THEY can quote "authorities".


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...