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The Shaming of Scientific Inquiry

Less than 200 years ago, it was still standard practice for doctors to not sanitize their hands between patients. Ignaz Semmelweis was a Hu…

Started by XLFD

8 Jun 4, 2020
Reply by Willy

Secretary of State Latest State Official to Blithely Ignore Laws

Since Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer began the state lockdown ten weeks ago, there have been a lot of laws bent, a lot of personal libe…

Started by XLFD

17 May 24, 2020
Reply by Willy

Can You Still Enjoy Kool-Aid While Wearing a Mask?

When government policies are enacted in order to promote the public health and safety, but do neither, then by logical extension, the gover…

Started by XLFD

9 May 12, 2020
Reply by Du Wright

Shear Madness?

When I look at how certain states define what is an "essential" business and what isn't, and how they permit the essential ones to operate,…

Started by XLFD

6 May 9, 2020
Reply by Willy

Two Polls, Two Very Different Results

One of the more important things I learned in school without realizing its importance at the time was the use of certain techniques in adve…

Started by XLFD

5 Apr 26, 2020
Reply by XLFD

Zoom in to the Real Attorney General Dana Nessel

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel was the featured speaker at a Midland public forum on the topic of government transparency in October…

Started by XLFD

8 Apr 24, 2020
Reply by XLFD

The Trough of Craziness Only Gets Deeper

Things will only get more crazy until insanity is no longer sustainable. This was a prediction I made this week due to the unprecedented…

Started by XLFD

17 Mar 18, 2020
Reply by Willy

A Farewell to Arms Control

In November of 2016, Mason County was definitely a red county with Donald Trump defeating Hillary Clinton by over 20 percentage points.  In…

Started by XLFD

3 Mar 10, 2020
Reply by Willy

Spoiled Ballots

Since voters of all ages can now get an absentee ballot without expressing a reason why they need to, the use of absentee ballots are incre…

Started by XLFD

2 Mar 8, 2020
Reply by XLFD

Lesson in the First and Second Amendment: Lucas Gerhard

Everybody has a different point of view.  One can post what they believe is a harmless thought or meme on social media, another can look at…

Started by XLFD

9 Feb 15, 2020
Reply by Willy

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