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  • 100 years of U.S. presidential elections: A table of how each state voted

    10/23/2015 9:03:19 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 14 replies
    Net ^ | 10/23/2015 | Net
  • BUSTED: Paul Krugman removed 20 yrs of data from chart to show correlation that wasn't really there

    05/21/2015 8:30:02 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 05/21/2015 | CULLEN ROCHE, PRAGMATIC CAPITALISM
    Someone sent me an email Wednesday evening with some details on the Paul Krugman response to James Montier, which I discussed here. I had previously stated that the Krugman response was lacking meat. But it's actually worse than that. It's actually highly misleading and appears intentionally so. In the post, Dr. Krugman tries to show how much interest rates matter by comparing the Fed Funds Rate with Housing Starts. He shows a chart and declares that there appears to be a strong correlation. Except, as this emailer notes, he appears to have shifted the chart to make it appear as...
  • The Nickel Supply Squeeze Is Just Getting Started

    05/28/2014 9:29:58 AM PDT · by blam · 13 replies
    TMO ^ | 5-28-2014 | Investment U
    May 28, 2014 - 06:02 PMInvestment_U Back in January, I wrote a column explaining the supply-demand squeeze in nickel. One way I suggested to play the nickel squeeze, the iPath Dow Jones-AIG Nickel Total Return Sub-Index ETN (NYSE: JJN), is up 38% from my recommendation. Did you buy that fund? Well, if you didn't, there's no need to kick yourself. The nickel run isn't over. In fact, if anything, the supply/demand squeeze powering nickel's surge is likely to get stronger. The biggest user of nickel is China. Nickel is used to make stainless steel, and China makes a lot of...
  • This Simple Graph Compares Reagan’s and Obama’s ‘Recoveries’

    05/07/2014 5:31:48 AM PDT · by grundle · 11 replies ^ | April 22, 2014 | Michael Hausam
    How often have you heard a Democrat prattle on and on about how well Barack Obama has done with the economy, given the mess he inherited? Usually, it’s some version of, “Things are getting better, but the economy the President started with was so awful, so he’s done as well as anyone could expect.” When Ronald Reagan took over from Jimmy Carter in ’81, things were actually worse economically compared to when Obama took over from George W. Bush in ’08. Consider these three important comparisons of economic indicators, then and now: - Unemployment was at 10.8% versus 7.7% -...
  • Here's How Much Money Someone Has To Make To Be In The 1%

    05/04/2014 5:26:44 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 05/04/2014 | KRISSY CLARK, MARKETPLACE.ORG
    The "1 percent" and the "99 percent" have become household phrases in the last few years. But in the course of moving discussions of income distribution percentiles beyond economic text books and in to the popular discourse of sound bites and protest signs, the nuances can get lost. Which brings us to some interesting new research about the 1 percent, discussed in a recent book called “Chasing the American Dream.” Back when the Occupy Wall Street movement was fond of chanting “We are the 99 percent” the book’s co-author, Mark Rank, got curious about some of the assumptions buried in...
  • Treasury's Lew warns that U.S. default could happen quickly

    02/03/2014 6:54:09 AM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 25 replies
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration warned on Monday it could start defaulting on the government's obligations "very soon" after hitting a limit on the national debt later this month. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said the federal government should hit the ceiling by the end of February unless Washington raises the nation's limit on public borrowing. The federal government would then burn through its remaining cash more quickly that it would at other times of the year because the Treasury will be issuing tax refund checks, Lew said. "Without borrowing authority, at some point very soon, it would not be...
  • Obamacare's Failure In One Chart

    10/18/2013 8:14:17 AM PDT · by Nachum · 32 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 10/18/13 | Tyler Durden
    Confirming our fears from a few days ago, the early numbers are in for Obamacare... and they are not good. Of course, listening to "bloggers" an be bad for your health, but it seems, very few of the million of "uninsured" have decided that it is as crucial as the "leader" has exclaimed. As Millard Brown Digital reports, fewer than 1% of those trying to register for health insurance under Obamacare have completed the enrollment process. The following inverted pyramid highlights the dismal reality of the Affordable Car Act so far...   
  • Incredibly Convoluted Chart Shows Just What A Mess The Middle East Really Is

    08/28/2013 6:49:05 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 08/28/2013 | MICHAEL KELLEY
     The Big Pharaoh, the preeminent Egyptian blogger, tweeted a chart that attempts to map the relations between different groups in the Middle East.As you can see, it is a convoluted mess. The red lines show who hates whom, the blue lines show who supports whom, and the green lines show who has no clue about a group. @TheBigPharoahThere are a few issues with the chart, some of which were pointed out by readers of the Washington Post. Israel may technically be at war with Syria but "does not feel it can trust the Sunni-dominated rebel forces any more than it can...
  • The One Chart That Shows Just How Stuck Our Economy Is

    06/13/2013 7:26:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    National Journal ^ | 06/13/2013 | Matt Berman
    The U.S. jobs picture is bleaker than the most recent jobs reports may make you think. The economy added 175,000 jobs last month, but at the rate things are going, it would take almost a decade to get back to prerecession employment levels. A Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey report released Tuesday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics digs in on the bad news: The number of job openings in the U.S. actually fell by 118,000 in April to 3.8 million.How bad can 3.8 million job openings be? The Economic Policy Institute looks at the number and sees that "the...
  • Asking Yourself a Question: More 'Conservative'... or 'Libertarian'?

    03/19/2013 8:30:58 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 215 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 19 March 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    Even though I agreed with much of what Ron Paul had to say, all I could ever think is 'this isn't my guy' for president -too odd a demeanor/un-electable- not to mention foreign policy positions that were appalling to a peace-through-strength Republican like myself, particularly statements made re. Iran and Israel. But lo-and-behold, now we have fervent offspring Rand Paul who -while libertarian in his views- apparently saw wisdom in distancing himself from his father's take re. the volatile Muddled East.. and that's when I started listening to him. Maybe I've changed in my hawkishness too- I'd rather have not been involved...
  • CDC Chart: The dangers of Gay Sex even with a condom

    02/06/2013 9:22:24 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 31 replies
    Chart to the left from the Center for Disease Control proves anal sex is disgusting in more ways than one with or without a condom. These stats reveal that those who are against anal sex may have a legitimate phobia for their children in schools and society in general if homosexuality is normalized via same sex marriage and it is not homophobia. In the name of civil rights for maybe the first time sexual lifestyles are trying to make it in. And a very unhealthy one at that. Maybe there is a good reason why we should stick with nature...
  • Bluff means never having to say you're sorry

    07/26/2012 6:44:54 PM PDT · by passionfruit · 16 replies
    SteynOnline ^ | 7/26/2012 | Mark Steyn
    Since Dr Michael Mann announced his intention to sue over my Corner post, I've had a few queries on this and that aspect of the case: 1) Several readers have asked if there's a legal defense fund to which they can contribute. No, but, if you want to help out, you could always send a few bucks National Review's way. Since Dr Mann's lawyer, John "I don't bluff" Williams, has assured us he doesn't bluff, it seems prudent to budget for a full-length trial.You can donate to NR here. Or better yet, subscribe to the magazine, and enjoy a fortnightly...
  • Chart of America's Welfare State

    05/07/2012 12:11:27 PM PDT · by Mich1193 · 11 replies ^ | 05/07/2012 |
    There was a little mentioned tangent to last Friday's very disappointing NFP print of +115,000 (driven by a surge in temp jobs offsetting a collapse in full time positions): as David Rosenberg notes, the jobs number was about half of another far more important number - that of Americans applying for disability , which in April was +225,000. He continues: "this is the new stealth stimulus program - so far in 2011, nearly one million Americans have applied for disability and year-to-date, 333k have actually enrolled (covering 539k family members). In total, more than five million people have been added...
  • ALL Any American Needs to Know About the Astonishing Obama Debt Crisis... in Pictures

    04/21/2012 7:25:32 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 16 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | April 21, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Your credit card's been stolen- and the punk that  did it has been running hog-wild ever since Every American voter needs to see this stuff...  please help to drill reality into some of the thicker skulls within your own personal sphere from now until the election.  Just look at the charts, what's to debate unless you're talking to some hard-core, incurable Cloward-Pivenist?  We're doomed if we don't 86 this guy... period More at Reaganite Republican... RightChange  SodaHead   PoliticoMafioso   FinanceWand One Conservative Voice   TownHall   DittoRush   The Roanoke Slant    TerrellAfterMath   Cartoon-a-Day   Two Minute Conservative   BabylonToday
  • Importing My humorous Race Skits ... SNL; Movie: Domino; The Colbert Report...

    05/06/2011 10:08:58 AM PDT · by SeanG200 · 1 replies
    Religio-Political Tal (RPT) ^ | 5-6-2011 | Papa Giorgio
    A friend and I watched the latest Republican debate [yesterday], and he said that if Herman Cain were elected President that he would be our first black President. This started a conversation on FaceBook which led to me compiling some prior humorous videos before Obama was elected. Very Funny!
  • Union pay chart of the day

    04/11/2011 9:14:06 AM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | 4/11/11 | Michelle Malkin
    Pictures are worth a thousand words. This one, via Jason Hart at thathero, is a priceless rejoinder to the class-warfare demagoguery of the public employee unions: As Jason explains: “Consider the average OEA employee’s pay, stacked up against the averages for Ohio private industry workers, government employees, and teachers…The data (aggregated here in a single Excel workbook) from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Ohio Department of Education, and US Department of Labor paint a picture that belies the union’s class warfare routine. But hey, let’s play their game: while the OEA continues lobbying for higher taxes, think about where...

    04/07/2011 9:07:29 PM PDT · by Sprite518 · 5 replies
    Year, Month, Monthly Average, and Yearly Average
  • The One Chart You Need to See...(Entitlement Programs)

    03/05/2011 6:41:53 AM PST · by Son House · 81 replies
    Rush Limbaugh Show ^ | March 1, 2011 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: We're gonna have to put this chart up at It's from Business Insider, Henry Blodget. "Here's The Only Chart You Need To See To Understand Why The US Is Screwed." You've seen the chart, Snerdley? This all from Saturday. "We're still working our way through Kleiner Perkins' partner Mary Meeker's excellent analysis of the financial condition of the United States. We'll be breaking out some key sections in the next few days. In the meantime, here's the one chart you need to see to understand why the US is screwed. This is the 'income statement' of the United...
  • CHART OF THE DAY: Where Every Major Country Is In The Global Debt Cycle

    09/24/2010 1:36:46 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 09/24/2010 | Gregory White
    Societe Generale has mapped out the world by each country's place in the global debt cycle. The cycle starts with countries paying down debt, followed by growth with little debt, then a rapid increase in leverage, closing with the bubble bursting. Every major developed country fits on a part of the chart. Right now, the U.S. is starting over, paying down debt and a long way from the growth portions of the cycle. At the opposite end of the spectrum are Brazil and China, ramping up growth and increasing debt.
  • Republicans release more complex Obamacare chart

    07/28/2010 8:25:56 PM PDT · by paltz · 22 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Times - Watercooler ^ | 7/28/10 | Kerry Picket
    If you thought the original (ABOVE) Democrat health plan chart Republicans used to criticize the health care reform bill during the debates this year resembled a dystopian bureaucratic mess, check out the new chart (BELOW) the Joint Economic Committee minority just released on Wednesday.
  • Chart Your Own Political Compass!

    07/06/2010 10:41:49 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 16 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | July 6, 2010 | Reaganite Republican
    Great for political self-awareness: take the quiz and map your Bible-clinging, gun-slinging reactionary views- you misguided anti-progressive, you-
  • Unexpected unemployment chart of the day (media tries to help White House spin unemployment numbers)

    04/17/2010 11:39:21 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies · 856+ views
    Hotair ^ | 04/17/2010 | Ed Morrissey
    For the past several months, the media has tried helping the White House spin unemployment numbers. Whenever initial jobless claims go down, media analysts hail it as a sure sign that the “recovery” is gaining strength. When initial claims rise, it’s an “unexpected” sign that the recovery may take a while longer to show some effects. All of that is nonsense. The employment picture hasn’t changed much at all in the past six months despite all of the media spin. Initial jobless claims have been flat since the end of October, as this chart from Uncommon Misperceptions shows: Actually, the...
  • Please post charts and stats regarding Obama

    02/14/2010 6:41:13 PM PST · by Jet Jaguar · 230 replies · 1,872+ views
    February 14, 2010
    I will start.
  • Shipping Into The U.S. Unexpectedly Jumped In December

    01/12/2010 3:02:01 PM PST · by blam · 4 replies · 285+ views
    The Business Insider ^ | 1-12-2010 | John Carney and Kamelia Angelova
    Shipping Into The U.S. Unexpectedly Jumped In December John Carney and Kamelia Angelova Jan. 12, 2010, 4:58 PM Shipping into the U.S. climbed from November to December, defying typical seasonal trends and perhaps demonstrating growing demand in the U.S. "December was a surprisingly good month that put a promising end to 2009," the research company Panjiva said in a report issued today. Specifically: There was a 3% increase in the number of global manufacturers shipping to the U.S. market There was a 2% increase in the number of U.S. companies receiving waterborne shipments from global manufacturers Traditionally, these numbers decline...
  • That Horrible Q3 GDP Report Was Even Worse Than You Thought

    12/28/2009 7:22:28 PM PST · by blam · 22 replies · 1,144+ views
    The Business Insider ^ | 12-28-2009 | Joe Weisenthal and Kamelia Angelova
    That Horrible Q3 GDP Report Was Even Worse Than You Thought Joe Weisenthal and Kamelia Angelova Dec. 28, 2009, 5:53 PM Last week the Commerce Department announced that in Q3 GDP had been revised down to 2.2% growth after first clocking in at a brisk 3.8%. The number was the latest blow to those who are still holding out hopes of a V-shaped recovery. Not only was the headline number disappointing, but a deeper drill-down is also depressing. As Goldman Sachs analyst Jan Hatzius pointed out in a recent note, major GDP components, including consumption, residential investment, and business investment...

    11/23/2009 5:09:48 PM PST · by TheFreedomPoster · 4 replies · 310+ views
    THE FREEDOM POST ^ | November 23, 2009 | Matthew Burke
    ObamaCare's true cost of the health care bill being proposed by Harry Reid and his fellow Democrat hucksters is $1.8 trillion over ten years, not the $849 billion as deceptively claimed.

    11/07/2009 11:09:18 AM PST · by TheFreedomPoster · 1 replies · 816+ views
    THE FREEDOM POST ^ | November 7, 2009 | TheCapitalist
    The Joint Economic Committee (JEC) House Republican staff, which earlier this year created a chart mapping the bureaucratic complexity of Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s original health care proposal (H.R. 3200), has combined similar analysis by the House Republican Conference with the earlier chart. The analysis details new additions to the health care bureaucracy contained in the new version of the Speaker’s bill (H.R. 3962) that were not previously listed. Let’s just say the Speaker’s vision for government-run health care hasn’t gotten any simpler.
  • Prison Statistics (2008 Chart)

    10/19/2009 3:12:06 AM PDT · by bogusname · 21 replies · 2,532+ views
    U.S. Department of Justice ^ | June 30, 2008 | DOJ
    At midyear 2008, there were 4,777 black male inmates per 100,000 U.S. residents being held in state or federal prison and local jails, compared to 1,760 Hispanic male inmates per 100,000 U.S. residents and 727 white male inmates per 100,000 U.S. residents.
  • Oppose Big Government? You’re a Racist!

    09/21/2009 8:09:09 PM PDT · by CyberRBTmail · 1 replies · 298+ views
    Common Sense 2020 ^ | 2009-09-21 | LukeAmerica2020
    The Obama administration and far-left democrats have been redefining a number of common words lately. Just yesterday (September 20th), the President blatantly defied the Merriam-Webster dictionary definition of taxes. One redefinition that has persisted for several weeks is “racism” and/or “racist”. We’ve all heard it. If you disagree with Obama, you’re a racist. If you are against ObamaCare, you’re a racist. If you’re a capitalist, you’re a racist. If you’re a conservative, you’re a racist. (see handy chart below)And … you might be a racist if you think ACORN, the community organizing group mired for years in one controversy after...
  • Democrats' Plan A Rube-Goldberg Contraption To Destroy Health Care

    07/15/2009 4:52:01 PM PDT · by Michael Eden · 4 replies · 1,449+ views
    Start Thinking Right ^ | July 15, 2009 | Michael Eden
    If you're old enough, you've probably come across Rube-Goldberg cartoons, which were humorous drawings of elaborately overengineered devices designed to perform some ridiculous task. Want an automatic toothpaste dispenser? A Rube-Goldberg machine may be just your ticket: Well, Democrats are not to be outdone. They can design a crazier and more elaborate device than anybody. Just take a look at the chart of what their health care plan looks like: Source: Without a doubt, this is the craziest, most bizarre, most expensive, and certainly most dangerous, Rube-Goldberg contraption ever devised. By the time you wind through the rodent's maze...

    07/15/2009 10:46:02 AM PDT · by TheFreedomPoster · 12 replies · 981+ views
    THE FREEDOM POST ^ | July 15, 2009 | TheCapitalist
    Rep. Kevin Brady: “This chart identifies 31 new federal programs, agencies, commissions, and mandates that will be in between patients and … their doctor.”
  • Obama to chart new economic path: analysts (Oh Yeah! 200B dollar stimulus? Is that all?)

    11/05/2008 8:59:51 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 24 replies · 1,055+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 11/5/08 | Rob Lever
    WASHINGTON (AFP) – With the US economy mired in its worst crisis in decades, president-elect Barack Obama is likely to chart a new direction away from the unbridled capitalism of recent years but faces a challenge in restoring confidence, analysts say. Obama is likely to be engaged on the economy even before his January inauguration, possibly working on a new stimulus plan in the lame-duck Congress and with some role in the November 15 global economic summit being hosted by outgoing President George W. Bush, say analysts. "President-elect Obama needs to fully engage in economic policymaking beginning now," said Mark...
  • Protestants and Sola Scriptura

    05/03/2008 4:38:34 PM PDT · by NYer · 2,190 replies · 724+ views
    Catholic Net ^ | George Sim Johnston
    Scripture, our Evangelical friends tell us, is the inerrant Word of God. Quite right, the Catholic replies; but how do you know this to be true? It's not an easy question for Protestants, because, having jettisoned Tradition and the Church, they have no objective authority for the claims they make for Scripture. There is no list of canonical books anywhere in the Bible, nor does any book (with the exception of St. John's Apocalypse) claim to be inspired. So, how does a "Bible Christian" know the Bible is the Word of God? If he wants to avoid a train of...
  • U.S. Commander Charts Iraqi Security Forces’ Progress

    01/17/2008 5:12:05 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 188+ views
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2008 – Developing the Iraqi security forces is hard, slow work, the commander of Multinational Security Transition Command Iraq said today. Army Lt. Gen. James M. Dubik told the House Armed Services Committee today that the Iraqis already have security responsibility for nine of the country’s 18 provinces. Dubik said the Iraqi security forces will assume internal security responsibility for the whole country “sometime between 2009 and 2012.” He said the Iraqis will assume responsibility for external security “in the 2018, 2020 period.” There has been success in Iraq, but that success is mixed with challenges, the...
  • RINO or Conservative: Who Scores Best?

    01/15/2008 10:37:17 AM PST · by DWar · 300 replies · 1,728+ views
    1/15/08 | Dwar
    If Fred Thompson or Duncan Hunter don't "make it" and it becomes necessary to vote while holding my nose and puking, I tried to devise a rational way to determine which RINO (Republican In Name Only) would make me the least ill. I identified my top issues and prioritized them based on: How immediately an issue could impact the nation- Immediate, Urgent, Serious The power of an issue’s negative impact on the nation- Devastating, Powerful, Strong and Once implemented the likelihood an issue could ever be changed- Unchangeable, Changeable. It seemed rational that issues like being conquered by illegal immigrants...
  • Anderson Cooper's CNN 3D Pie Chart - Looking for video

    01/04/2008 3:29:14 PM PST · by PureSolace · 8 replies · 726+ views
    Right Now | Me, Myself and I
    Today I was reading about Anderson Cooper's coverage of the Iowa Caucus and many people were talking about his magic 3D Pie Chart. Apparently CNN is trying out some new toys. I like new toys. I found some still images, but I'm looking for a movie showing off the tech. (Though I can imagine it in my head if I close my eyes. :) ) Better image here. If anyone has a link to a video showing off this technology, I'd love to see it. :) Peace.
  • 'Measles Chart' Shows Reconstruction Progress in Iraq

    05/06/2006 3:34:33 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 383+ views
    BAGHDAD, May 6, 2006 – Coalition officials call it the "measles chart" -- a map of Iraq showing all the planned, in-progress and completed infrastructure projects that makes the country look like it has developed a case of the measles. Green is good on the chart. That indicates completed projects, and most of the dots, triangles, squares and diamonds on the map are green. Yellow means the projects are started, and there is a scattering of those around the country. Red means "planned - not started," and there are some of those - mostly in Anbar province and in eastern...
  • CA: Lawmakers chart own course on construction(Assy. Republicans propose pay-as-you-go,not borrow)

    02/06/2006 9:15:40 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 13 replies · 308+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 2/6/06 | Vic Pollard
    SACRAMENTO -- When it comes to building new roads, schools, sewers and dams, Republicans in the state Assembly are marching to a different drummer than Democratic lawmakers and even GOP Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. Led by Kevin McCarthy of Bakersfield, Assembly Republicans have called for setting aside a small percentage of the state budget each year for a pay-as-you-go construction program. By contrast, Schwarzenegger and Democratic legislative leaders are proposing a series of bond issues to borrow the billions needed for a massive public works program. The highlight of Schwarzenegger's state of the state speech last month was a call for...
  • DoD Releases QDR to Chart Way Ahead to Confront Future

    02/03/2006 6:57:42 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 963+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Feb 3, 2006 | Donna Miles
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2006 – The Defense Department unveiled the Quadrennial Defense Review today, charting the way ahead for the next 20 years as it confronts current and future challenges and continues its transformation for the 21st century. The 92-page report, sent to Congress beginning today, represents "a common vision of where we need to go and what we need to do," Ryan Henry, principal deputy undersecretary for policy, told Pentagon reporters today. The report was driven, managed and authored by senior leaders throughout the department, from Secretary Donald Rumsfeld to the Marine Gen. Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint...
  • Missing Able Danger 'Atta' Chart in 2002 Video (a search didn't bring this one up)

    09/03/2005 9:52:55 AM PDT · by Fruit of the Spirit · 53 replies · 2,443+ views
    Newsmax ^ | August 29, 2005 | Carl Limbacher and Staff
    A copy of the Able Danger chart that identified lead 9/11 hijacker Mohamed Atta as a terrorist operating inside the U.S. a year before the 9/11 attacks is clearly visible in a video of a 2002 speech by delivered by Rep. Curt Weldon to the Heritage Foundation. The Pentagon, the 9/11 Commission and the Senate Intelligence Committee are currently seeking evidence that the bombshell chart, featuring a photo Atta, ever existed - as claimed by three members of the Able Danger team, along with Rep. Weldon. But so far, no physical evidence of the controversial document has surfaced. Until now....
  • Urban Legends and Folklore: IQ and Voter Preference in 2004 Presidential Election

    11/27/2004 4:39:49 AM PST · by MikefromOhio · 93 replies · 4,359+ views
    Urban Legends and Folklore IQ and Voter Preference in 2004 Presidential Election Netlore Archive: In which the results of the 2004 U.S. presidential election are correlated with purported average IQ of voters in each state Description: Net hoax Circulating since: Nov. 2004 (this version) Status: False Analysis: See below IQ and Voter Preference State Average IQ 2004 1 Connecticut 113 Kerry 2 Massachusetts 111 Kerry 3 New Jersey 111 Kerry 4 New York 109 Kerry 5 Rhode Island 107 Kerry 6 Hawaii 106 Kerry 7 Maryland 105 Kerry 8 New Hampshire 105 Kerry 9 Illinois 104 Kerry 10 Delaware 103...
  • Yoko Ono has the No. 1 single on the dance chart(has to be thefirst sign of the apocolypse)

    11/07/2004 9:49:02 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 60 replies · 2,277+ views ^ | 11 7 04 |
    CHARTED: Yoko Ono, 71, has the No. 1 single on the dance chart, "Every Man Has A Man Who Loves Him"/"Every Woman Has A Woman Who Loves Her," a mix of techno beats and her somewhat off-key vocals that delivers a message in favor of same-sex unions. "This is a victory not just for me but for all Americans who are against the administration's decision to ban gay marriage," Ono says about the success of the tune, as quoted by the BBC.
  • Astronomers Chart Asteroid Threat

    10/30/2004 7:38:57 AM PDT · by blam · 14 replies · 485+ views
    BBC ^ | 10-30-2004
    Astronomers chart asteroid threat The team will be tracking asteroids with high-performance telescopes A team of astronomers has stepped up a project which one day could help to preserve the Earth from annihilation. The team from Queen's University in Belfast is monitoring asteroids in space to see if they are on a collision course with our planet. Their crucial data will be fed into an international programme for protecting the Earth from any future impact. On average 30 to 40 Near-Earth Objects (NEOs) - asteroids or comets moving close to Earth - are found each month. High-performance telescopes More than...
  • Charting Bush/Kerry Polls Like a Stock

    10/22/2004 12:50:59 PM PDT · by PrtzlLogic · 13 replies · 473+ views
    Well, I'm not sure if there's any validity to this method, but I've spent so much time looking at stock charts, I couldn't help but see the patterns in the Bush/Kerry polls. Bush's chart pattern is what's called a symmetrical triangle. It is generally a consolidation/continuation pattern of the prevailing trend. In this case, going back to May, Bush's trend is up. What struck me is that the apex of the triangle is right around election day -- which is, of course, the logical time for a breakout move. Kerry's chart pattern is a rising wedge, which is usually a...
  • Chart Needed, Kerry ties to Communism

    09/07/2004 12:53:42 AM PDT · by FesterUSMC · 23 replies · 777+ views
    We need someone to make a Flow Chart, showing the LINKS OF COMMUNISM to John Kerry. 1. AL Hubbard 2. His senate testimony seared-seared in his memory trying to undermine efforts in Nicaragua 3. Nuclear Freeze 4. Joe Bangert veterans' organizer lived in Hanoi for five years in the 1990s 5. Kerry's picture is in North Vietnam hailing him as a War Hero of the Communist North Vietnamese 6. Kerry going to France meeting with the Communists during the War. Im sure alot more can be found we need, investigation, review, then documentation in a flow chart. If someone would...
  • Star Chart In Ancient Nara Tomb To Under Go Restoration (Japan)

    07/12/2004 3:05:42 PM PDT · by blam · 6 replies · 1,181+ views
    Mainichi ^ | 7-12-2004
    Star chart in ancient Nara tomb to undergo restoration Japan's Agency for Cultural Affairs released a photograph of an ancient astronomical chart discovered on the wall of the Kitora tomb in Asuka, Nara Prefecture, on Monday as agency researchers decided to remove the chart and restore it. Courtesy of the Cultural Affairs Agency The chart is pictured on the roof of the tomb with four circles depicting the ecliptic and other celestial paths. Since the chart is peeling from the roof of the tomb, researchers had been discussing how to restore it and other murals. Some had expressed opposition to...
  • Medieval Sea Chart Was In Line With Current Thinking

    05/03/2004 5:31:12 PM PDT · by blam · 24 replies · 783+ views
    Medieval sea chart was in line with current thinking (Filed: 04/05/2004) The 16th-century Carta Marina, complete with sea monsters, gives an accurate location for dangerous eddies. Roger Highfield reports A satellite image of the north-east Atlantic has revealed that medieval cartographers knew much more about ocean currents than was thought. The ornate Carta Marina, published in 1539, appears crude by today's standards, depicting sea monsters off the coast of Scotland, sinking galleons, sea snakes, and wolves urinating against trees. But when oceanographers examined a large group of swirls and whorls drawn off the south-east of Iceland, complete with ships, a...
  • Heavenly Wonder Of Ancient China Goes On Show (1,300 Year-Old Star-Chart)

    05/03/2004 4:02:04 PM PDT · by blam · 20 replies · 342+ views
    Ananova ^ | 5-3-2004
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    03/23/2003 6:40:46 PM PST · by vannrox · 60 replies · 151,748+ views
    UT Library Online ^ | 3-23-2003 | Editorial Staff - Compiled by VANNROX
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    03/11/2003 7:37:14 AM PST · by TaRaRaBoomDeAyGoreLostToday! · 18 replies · 340+ views
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