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  • The ominous math of the Ebola epidemic

    10/09/2014 6:06:39 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 45 replies ^ | October 9 at 2:15 PM | By Joel Achenbach, Lena H. Sun and Brady Dennis
    When the experts describe the Ebola disaster, they do so with numbers. The statistics include not just the obvious ones such as caseloads, deaths and the rate of infection, but also the ones that describe the speed of the global response. Right now, the math still favors the virus. Global health officials are looking closely at the “reproduction number,” which estimates how many people, on average, will catch the virus from each person stricken with Ebola. The epidemic will begin to decline when that number falls below one. A recent analysis estimated the number at 1.5 to two. The number...
  • Lefty Blogger on American Military Hero: "I Spit on Him"

    11/02/2007 2:49:14 PM PDT · by Son Of The Godfather · 29 replies · 549+ views ^ | 11/02/07 | Dr. Rusty Shackleford
    How does extreme BDS manifest itself? It causes the ignorant to spit on a hero. Discovered through The Jawa Report
  • Thank God for the Atom Bomb

    08/03/2005 1:18:32 PM PDT · by F14 Pilot · 63 replies · 1,981+ views ^ | August 3, 2005 | By Austin Bay
    The atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima (Aug. 6, 1945) and Nagasaki (Aug. 9) didn't end World War II -- at least not quite. The six days between Nagasaki and Japan's surrender on Aug. 15 were six more hideous days of war for U.S. and allied forces. Combat -- and Japanese atrocities -- continued in China, the Philippines and Southeast Asia. They were also six days of vicious political intrigue and turmoil in Tokyo, as the so-called "peace" and "war" factions in Japan's high command struggled for control of the state. In his classic essay "Thank God for the Atom Bomb,"...