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  • "Opinions are sometimes right, and sometimes wrong. But they aren't law."

    09/07/2015 3:07:04 PM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 68 replies
    TomHoefling.com ^ | 9-7-2015 | Siena Hoefling
    Opinions are sometimes right, and sometimes wrong. But they aren't law. In the early days of our government, Supreme Court opinions were so insignificant that Congress didn't bother preserving them. Opinions were left to individuals to keep track of, and were not congressionally-funded into official records until 1874, almost a century after our independence. Before Congress stepped in, Court records were printed and kept under copyright by private citizens and reporters, who sold them for profit. Opinions of the Court were kept "loosey-goosey" for decades, and not preserved with certified integrity. Actual statute was held officially and carefully, in order...
  • Media's Obama Narrative Collides with Reality

    10/11/2012 1:46:38 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 22 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | October 11, 2012 | Rosslyn Smith
    .....I had been trying to think if there was a comparable example of when a live television event had had such a profound effect upon what had been a widely accepted truth. When I read Toby Harnden's report of how Obama stepped off of the Denver stage believing he had won, it dawned on me.According to Harden: >>>"In an extraordinary insight into the events leading up to the 90 minute showdown which changed the face of the election, a Democrat close to the Obama campaign today reveals that the President also did not take his debate preparation seriously, ignored the...
  • Mr. Obama and the Dunning-Kruger Effect

    08/09/2011 7:19:43 AM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 13 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 8/9/11 | Aurelius
    You may not know what the Dunning-Kruger Effect is. Honestly, I only found out about it recently. But since learning of it, the severe incompetency of one Barack Obama has become much more clear to me. For those of you who have never heard of it, it's not terribly complicated. One major aspect of the Dunning-Kruger Effect is when an unskilled worker makes a large amount of mistakes and comes to an erroneous conclusion. However, because they are unskilled and unknowledgeable, they believe that they did in fact come to the right conclusion. This leads to an exaggerated sense of...