Yeah! The Libertarian Party merely wants to strip the government from its most effective tools of fighting discrimination (Sec. 3.5 of the platform), exacerbate existing racial disparities in health care and education by turning both over to an unfettered free market (Secs. 2.8 and 2.9), ossify systemic economic… » 10/15/14 5:05am 10/15/14 5:05am

She isn't declaring her own neutrality, but rather the neutrality of the process. Academic vetting of survey-based research methods is intense and frustratingly exacting. It is a solid bulwark about claims against the construction of her research design and is not offered as a direct defense of her analysis of… » 10/13/14 12:41pm 10/13/14 12:41pm

My favourite part of the XXIX halftime show (I was there as a 13 year old massive Niners fan after my mom found a way to get like forty entries into the ticket buying lotto) was that the crowd was supposed to be waving around glowsticks that we found under our seats as we entered, but the majority of us had thrown… » 10/10/14 7:22am 10/10/14 7:22am

Fun fact: since most chicken you eat are fattened well past what they can physically handle, they can barely walk. If their cages aren't cleaned, they'll just roost on a growing pile of their own shit. The resulting infection will basically melt them into this shitpile and when you pick up their eventual corpse, their… » 10/09/14 9:35pm 10/09/14 9:35pm