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Can we trust government to correct our cognitive biases?


Can we trust government to correct our cognitive biases?
The Volokh Conspiracy | Opinion Can we trust government to correct our cognitive biases? By Ilya Somin October 13, 2017 at 11:55 AM Can these guys be trusted to correct our cognitive errors? President Barack Obama and Donald Trump meet in the Oval Office, Nov. 10, 2016. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post/) Economist Richard Thaler recently won the 2017 Nobel Prize in economics for his important work documenting widespread cognitive errors in human decision-making . All too often, people fail t...

PBS' The Vietnam War Miseducates America | RealClearDefense


PBS' The Vietnam War Miseducates America | RealClearDefense
The recent PBS ten-episode The Vietnam War, produced and directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, and written by Geoffrey Ward, is billed as a critical reexamination of the war in Indochina that...

American Pravda - NY Times I


American Pravda - NY Times I
American Pravda, NYT: Slanting the News and a Bizarre Comey Connection Nick Dudich, Audience Strategy Editor for NYT Video, Says the Times Slants Anti-Trump News to the Front Page, "Oh, we always do." Claims to Be "Gatekeeper" for New York Times Videos: "My imprint is on every video we do." Worked for Both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama Campaigns Admits He Won't Be Objective, "That's why I'm here [at the NYT]." NYT Ethical Handbook: "Journalists... must do nothing that might raise questions a...

American Pravda - NY Times I


American Pravda - NY Times I
American Pravda, NYT: Slanting the News and a Bizarre Comey Connection Nick Dudich, Audience Strategy Editor for NYT Video, Says the Times Slants Anti-Trump News to the Front Page, "Oh, we always do." Claims to Be "Gatekeeper" for New York Times Videos: "My imprint is on every video we do." Worked for Both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama Campaigns Admits He Won't Be Objective, "That's why I'm here [at the NYT]." NYT Ethical Handbook: "Journalists... must do nothing that might raise questions a...

Media Quiet on Report Dems Fed Jimmy Kimmel Talking Points


Media Quiet on Report Dems Fed Jimmy Kimmel Talking Points
Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel went after the Senate Republicans' latest effort to replace parts of Obamacare led by Sens. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.). The media covered it as if Kimmel were a legitimate news source, but forgot to cover how Kimmel was fed Democratic Party talki

Harvey Weinstein's harassment should force the media to admit Hillary Clinton is not a feminist icon


Harvey Weinstein's harassment should force the media to admit Hillary Clinton is not a feminist icon
For someone so heralded as an example of female empowerment, Hillary Clinton is close with a lot of abusers.

Whatever Became of the Obama Scandals? Here's What. | RealClearInvestigations


Whatever Became of the Obama Scandals? Here's What. | RealClearInvestigations
When Donald Trump took office promising to drain the swamp, many Americans expected him to release an avalanche of information and kick-start investigations into scandals from the Obama...

Be skeptical of Ken Burns’ documentary: The Vietnam War by Terry Garlock


Be skeptical of Ken Burns’ documentary: The Vietnam War by Terry Garlock
Featured Guest Commentary Military/Defense Politics Be skeptical of Ken Burns’ documentary: The Vietnam War by Terry Garlock September 19, 2017 September 19, 2017 admin_cb 16 Comments Terry Garlock Some months ago I and a dozen other local veterans attended a screening at the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta – preview of a new documentary on T he Vietnam War by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick . The screening was a one hour summation of this 10-part documentary, 18 hours long. The series began showing ...

WARNING: Orwell's '1984' Is the Future Your Liberal Friends Want


WARNING: Orwell's '1984' Is the Future Your Liberal Friends Want
The book serves as a warning about the possibility of hell on earth.