Unsafe at any speed…

This is something that I wrote in November of 2010, prior to the elections but Glenn Reynolds mentioned today that a reader said that the SOTU reminded him of the Dunning-Kruger Effect after reading this… Emanuel’s ad-hocracy, meanwhile, didn’t faze Obama. The president’s friend and adviser Valerie Jarrett sometimes pointed out that not only had…

An Affirmative Action President?

Promoted from the old blog from September 8, 2010 but relevant to last night’s SOTU address. In any honest debate, both sides of a proposition are presented and examined and independent minds then judge which side presented the most compelling argument. The two sides are called by many names, for/against, positive/negative or thesis/antithesis. This is…

Hubble telescope captures 2 runaway stars…

Both are decaying rapidly and are seen moving to the right at incredible speed. The first… The blue star near the center of this image is Zeta Ophiuchi. When seen in visible light it appears as a relatively dim red star surrounded by other dim stars and (see image below right). Ahead of Zeta Ophiuchi,…