Monthly Archives: July 2014

Cracking the Code, Chapter Seven

Continuing from this post. To communicate effectively one must figure our their own and the other’s core story. We might use the same words but they’ll have different meanings depending on the story. Recall that the typical liberal story is … Continue reading

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Tanisha and Rudy

Tied for 2nd last night.

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Valerie and Ricky

My 2nd fav last night.

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Jessica and Casey

It was another spectacular night again on SYTYCD, with several superb performances including two team numbers, the boys against the girls, choreographed by Travis Wall and Mandy Moore. But this was my favorite of the night. You can see all … Continue reading

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National Whistleblower Appreciation Day

Was yesterday, and instituted by the US Senate last year. I blew the whistle on my former profession, the insurance industry. I was an underwriter who was increasingly being asked to insure bad risks so that the company’s financiers could … Continue reading

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A few words on fear

It is a natural and healthy emotion, like when we are confronted with a tiger in the jungle. It gives us the impetus to fight or flee, both necessary for our survival. So survival drives are not in themselves negative … Continue reading

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The stimulus boosted the economy

You’ll repeatedly hear the regressive story that the economy is failing and it’s all Obama’s fault. As usual the story is based on lies. GDP increased 4% last quarter, the third highest growth quarter in the last 7 years. This … Continue reading

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Both Hamas and Israel are immoral

According to this article, which let’s them both have it. Both are responsible for the civilian deaths in Gaza. Amnesty International has verified that Hamas uses human shields in storing munitions in and firing them from residential areas, as well … Continue reading

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A regressive view of liberals

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Cracking the Code, Chapter Six

Continuing from this post. Research has shown that negative framing, as in using the word not before an adjective or adverb, is not processed by the unconscious. Hence asserting that one is not guilty reinforces the word guilt instead of … Continue reading

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