The Left Loved Stats Until Stats Didn’t Love It Back

The Left Loved Stats Until Stats Didn’t Love It Back

Nate Silver rose to prominence in the 2012 election when he AMAZINGLY predicted all 50 states presidential pick, or more aptly correctly picked four swing states. Democrats declared him a statistical genius, though a better stat may be that if you had 16 monkeys randomly picking election results, one would have been as successful as Nate Silver. It was an interesting dynamic for the left to declare Nate Silver “their guy” in a fight against Republican idiot pollsters, when in reality the whole point of a pollster is that he…

Song Lyrics Are Stupid

Song Lyrics Are Stupid

In order to blow your mind in list form / kill 20 minutes at work, Buzzfeed recently released “65 Songs You Will Never Be Able To Listen To The Same Way Again.” The caption to the article reads: What you are about to read may change your life. Except it won’t change your life, because song lyrics are stupid. This list confirms that. If an artist writes a song about something, and everyone thinks the song is about something else, that song is officially about fucking nothing. For instance, if…

Universal Free Lunch Fights Lazy Parents, Not “Food Insecurity”

Universal Free Lunch Fights Lazy Parents, Not “Food Insecurity”

MSNBC recently reported on the new school lunch Community Eligibility Option which allows entire schools to eat on free lunch, regardless of the individual student’s family income. It essentially works as follows: Schools qualify for community eligibility when over 40% of their students are “Identified Students,” meaning they automatically qualify for free lunch because they’re homeless, in foster care, enrolled in Head Start, or live in households which receive certain kinds of federal assistance, such as food stamps. If a school meets that threshold, then it can bypass the whole process…