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The Incredible Pliability of Fact and Statistics
American Thinker ^ | March 25, 2012 | Clarice Feldman

Posted on 03/25/2012 5:10:45 AM PDT by radioone

This week's report is about energy and the crazy things the President, Democrats, media, college students, and professors believe about energy and why their inability to acknowledge reality and understand economics and statistical evidence places us in such great danger.

Do you believe that Presidents can affect the price of gasoline?

(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: chu; democrats; energy; obama

1 posted on 03/25/2012 5:10:52 AM PDT by radioone
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To: radioone

We often say that facts speak for themselves. But that’s just not true. We must interpret the significance of facts and the meaning of statistics through a philosophy — and we all have one whether we know it or not.


2 posted on 03/25/2012 6:43:23 AM PDT by BfloGuy (The final outcome of the credit expansion is general impoverishment.)
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To: radioone
Lord Monckton's reply was moving. Gently, and sadly, he said, "We shall lose the West unless we can restore the use of reason to pre-eminence in our institutions of what was once learning.

Yes, but reason and learning don't further the Marxist cause.

That sounds insanely stupid, doesn't it? I say the enemy within is exactly that insane and exactly that deliberately stupid. Marxists in America won't be content until they've repeated all the failures of Soviet, Chinese, Eastern European, Viet Namese, and Cambodian communism. Reasoning with them is like trying to argue with walls or hard drives or the weather: not only a waste of our time and effort, but an encouragement to them.

Marxism isn't merely insanely stupid, but evil. It's time to call it what it is and react accordingly.

3 posted on 03/25/2012 7:41:51 AM PDT by Standing Wolf
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