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Bill Statler
They call me Mr. Bill...
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Tactical voting:
>If you're in a swing state, vote for Clinton.
>Otherwise, vote for Johnson (preferably) or Stein (if you must).
"WHY?!?", you ask. Read my blog. And please share, if you think I've said something valuable.

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A new tenant hung a large American flag from the railing of his balcony. An apartment manager told him to remove it. “What really stunned me is that she said it’s a threat towards the Muslim community.” This comes down to a classic he-said, she-said situation, with no witnesses or independent confirmation of what was really said. What the heck is going on with this news story?

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Jimmy Wales says: "What we won’t do is pretend that the work of lunatic charlatans is the equivalent of 'true scientific discourse'. It isn’t."

The counter-response has been, basically, “We did get them published in respectable scientific journals!” So let’s check that out.

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...The economy is a complex living thing.  You can’t make one small tweak and, voilà, get exactly the result you want.  If it were that simple, we could just set up a centrally-planned economy and stop worrying about everything.

For example, the video says: “And while it might cost just a little bit more, in the long run it’ll cost a whole lot less.”  Okay, prove that. ...

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The Yakamas are not currently proposing to ban marijuana use or possession anywhere except on their own reservation. (Which is still a bad decision, in my opinion.)

What they are doing is filing official objections to over 600 license applications for marijuana-related businesses. These businesses would all be located in a large area of central Washington that was ceded by the Yakamas to the United States in an 1855 treaty.

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Climate-change scientists are often accused of “cherry-picking” their data, but the Daily Mail takes this to a new low.

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