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Elections quotes

Elections quotes

The total collapse of the public opinion polls shows that this country is in good health. A country that developed an airtight system of finding out in advance what was in people’s minds would be uninhabitable. Elwyn Brooks White Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.  George Jean Nathan Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each … Continue reading

Black Friday Day

Black Friday Day

Black Friday, in reality, is a symptom of the plight that 30 years of Reaganomics has brought to working people in America. Right along with the frenzied rise of shoppers willing to fight each other at retail outlets across America, we’ve been steadily, for the last 30 years, watching the destruction of organized labor … of decent pay and wages and conditions for working people… We have Black Friday today because the wealthy elite have … Continue reading

Statistics and facts

Statistics and facts

Like other occult techniques of divination, the statistical method has a private jargon deliberately contrived to obscure its methods from non-practitioners. G. O. Ashley Like dreams, statistics are a form of wish fulfillment. Jean Baudrillard Statistics are no substitute for judgment. Henry Clay I could prove God statistically. George Gallup Round numbers are always false. Samuel Johnson Statistics: the mathematical theory of ignorance. Morris Kline Smoking is one of the leading causes of statistics. Fletcher … Continue reading