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Analysis and Commentary

Why China's Race For AI Dominance Depends On Math

by Michael R. Auslinvia National Interest
Friday, July 3, 2020

Forget about “AI” itself: it’s all about the math, and America is failing to train enough citizens in the right kinds of mathematics to remain dominant.

In the News

Abolishing Common Sense

quoting Thomas Sowellvia American Thinker
Friday, July 3, 2020
Thomas Sowell reminds us that public intellectuals helped make WWII the most devastating war in human history.
Analysis and Commentary

Independence Day And The 'Woke' Revolution

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Mag.com
Friday, July 3, 2020

Not since the Civil War has Independence Day been celebrated amidst such threats to our country’s political heritage.

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The Most Powerful Argument Against Forced Universal Masking That You Won't Read In The Establishment Media

quoting Scott W. Atlasvia Townhall
Friday, July 3, 2020
Anytime things go from widely disputed to sudden, virtually-overnight national “scientific consensus,” it’s probably a good idea to be a wee bit skeptical. So it goes with the forced universal masking issue.
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Lies, Damn Lies And COVID-19 Statistics

featuring Scott W. Atlasvia PJ Media
Friday, July 3, 2020

As beaches are closed for the 4th of July and even Texas starts to roll back towards COVID-19 lockdown, it sure seems like the goalposts have shifted. The purpose of public health policy went from slow the spread, to flatten the curve, and now seems to stop the spread altogether. Dr. Scott Atlas, a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, says the idea of preventing infection is not just unnecessary; it is irrational.

In the News

Top Basketball Recruit Commits To Howard University To 'Make The HBCU Movement Real'

featuring Thomas Sowellvia Forbes
Friday, July 3, 2020

Makur Maker, one of the nation's top-ranked prospects, announced Friday that he has committed to play college basketball at Howard University, over more established programs such as UCLA or Kentucky, stating a desire "to make the HBCU movement real so that others will follow."

Analysis and Commentary

The Fantastic Unemployment Numbers!

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Friday, July 3, 2020

Possibly because of the long weekend and possibly because the unemployment numbers don’t make Donald Trump look bad, there hasn’t been as much commentary as I had expected on the June unemployment numbers.

Analysis and Commentary

Before COVID Hit, China Hoarded Protective Gear. But Two Can Play That Game

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Thursday, July 2, 2020

COVID-19 has a proven antiviral remedy called Remdesivir, but buying up three months’ worth of the drug’s global supplies has put the United States in the crosshairs of international criticism, making America look both heartless and hypocritical.

In the News

When Is Silence A Position?

quoting Shelby Steelevia Forbes
Thursday, July 2, 2020
On June 2, Facebook user interface engineer Brandon Dail tweeted, “I asked @Vjeux to follow @reactjs's lead and add a statement of support to Recoil's docs and he privately refused, claiming open source shouldn't be political. Intentionally not making a statement is already political. Consider that next time you think of Recoil.”
Analysis and Commentary

All Fireworks Shows Cancelled In Bay Area

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Saturday, July 4, 2020

Yes. That’s the San Francisco Chronicle digital headline, and it’s true all over the United States of America, with some exceptions like Mount Rushmore last night and DC tonight.  Back in 2010, I started writing on each July 4th about the exploding fireworks and comparing them to the exploding long term projections of the federal debt by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). 

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