Monthly Archives: November 2012

GOP “surprised”?

After refraining from political comments since the election I can’t resist at least a brief comment on the kabuki of the Repugs, their faux anguish, the occasional feigned outrage, and all the other theatrics they’re trying to use to avoid … Continue reading

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Yes, Let’s teach the “controversy”, all the “controversies”

Since I’m going to plug them I decree it’s OK to show their images. At the site you can get some t-shirts to show how you feel. I particularly like Babe the Blue Ox and Paul Bunyan because I actually … Continue reading

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Rare visits

One fun part of getting blogging statistics is looking at the distribution by country. Naturally my blog in English is mostly viewed by English-speaking countries as well as countries with the largest Internet audience. But it is interesting to see … Continue reading

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Applied Nate Silver

I’ve become a real fan of Nate Silver. I was aware of him back in 2008 when he first received much notice for 538 and then again in this election cycle when his projections eased my fears of impending doom … Continue reading

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Sourdough loaf and stuffing

It’s back to baking and I’m baking up a storm for Thanksgiving. The first challenge was bread for stuffing. This will be my first year of home-made instead of stale store-bought so hopefully it will be worth it. The first … Continue reading

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HP – RIP? – 2

I previously commented on my views about the decline of HP in “HP – RIP“, but it seems Meg is moving to spin the decline. Like other Repugs perhaps Meg needs to go back to the conventional arithmetic rather than … Continue reading

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Impact of wired world – blogging is hard!

It’s interesting (to me, at least) that I wrote this post about a month ago, “Do I own this blog or does it own me?” and in that post mentioned that I had taken a pause and why. Now, about a … Continue reading

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