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Rob McMillin
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The Only Kind Of Masculinity Is "Toxic"
So now comes Gillette with a stupid ad decrying "toxic masculinity" and yammering at men, instead of, you know, selling razors. The video itself has just short of 500,000 dislikes, and 167,000 likes, suggesting the reaction is, among those who care to regis...
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A Conspirator In The James Damore Firing Comes Forward (Anonymously)
One hell of a story . We needed to make an example of Damore. Looking for some excuse to fire him, we spied on his phone and computer. We didn't find anything, although our spying probably made his devices unusably slow, preventing him from organizing suppo...
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More Obvious Stuff On Sexual Attraction And Marriage
"Why Aren't More Wives Outearning Their Husbands?" asks Derek Thompson in The Atlantic . The distribution of the wife's share of income has a hard break around 50%, as shown here, with a significant disparity on the right side. This is not a normal distribu...
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Being Links I Found Interesting
The NYT Fails Sexual Units Reduction: Of course this NYT piece focusing on activities smartphones keep people from doing has some spectacularly crazy numbers, but what everyone keeps talking about is the claimed 16,000 times you might engage in sex over the...
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The New Feminist Woman Isn't On The Scene Yet: Marriage, Divorce, And Income
Married Men Outearn Single Men And Women As A Whole (St. Louis Fed Study). Translated, women are pretty comfortable letting their mates bring home the bux, and are good at choosing ones who can. Men Without Full-Time Jobs Are 33% More Likely To Divorce . Hi...
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More Women Beaten By Transsexual Women In Sex-Segregated Sports
Comes a report now that a transgender female is dominating Australian handball ; some months back, I noted a transgender woman winning the UCI Masters championship ; a post-victory interview contained this silliness (formatting all original): VN: Do you fee...
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Bush (And Reagan!) Versus AIDS Patients: The Blamethrowing
With the death of George Herbert Walker Bush, we now go back in time to the late 80s and early 90s, when AIDS activists blamed Reagan and Bush for AIDS deaths. Particularly, this HuffPo piece dropping the blame " nearly 10 years into the epidemic, 150,000 c...
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Postgrad <i>Survivor</i>: Why Academics Won't Defend Academic Freedom
I have previously written about why the #SokalSquared hoax will go nowhere , mainly due to institutional incentives that all point the wrong way. More along this line comes today from James A. Lindsay, who asks, "Are Academics Cowards?" I incline to think h...
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Regulatory Compliance Costs: Keeping General Aviation Aircraft Stuck In The 1950s
A simply fantastic post about compliance costs overwhelming all else that needs to be read in its entirety to be appreciated: General aviation is a tiny, but clear example.  Go to your local
airport, and contrast the ramp (where planes park) to the parking...
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The Grievance Miners Expand The Wage Gap
The strip-miners of grievance have come up with yet another garbage "study" purporting to find an even bigger wage gap than had previously been reported, the bogus 80-cents-on-the-dollar having been multiply debunked (also all these ). At first, we get the ...
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