Archive for July 12th, 2022

July 12th, 2022 - 8:46 pm § in Politics, Schools & Colleges

Arizona is no place to raise kids

Arizona spends less on K-12 education than almost any other state (see rankings here). That’s bad enough, but now their teachers aren’t required to graduate from college (see story here). This legislation was motivated by “a severe teacher shortage for the last six years, which, [...]

July 12th, 2022 - 8:12 pm § in Science

Explaining the Webb images

1. SMACS 0723 This is “the most clear and full infrared image of the distant universe ever produced.” It shows deep space is teeming with galaxies. It’s not possible to capture infrared images like this on earth, because there’s too much heat interference.     2. T[...]

July 12th, 2022 - 4:15 pm § in Law and Courts

Does this judge think he’s president, or is he simply incompetent?

Congress doesn’t give ICE nearly enough resources to deport all illegals, so it has to prioritize. This is done by the agency’s political bosses in Washington D.C. In fact, a federal law explicitly makes Department Homeland Security (DHS) secretaries responsible for “establishing natio[...]

July 12th, 2022 - 1:35 pm § in Misc.

Definition of sociopath

Dr. Martha Stout, author of “The Sociopath Next Door,” describes sociopaths as individuals who do not have a conscience, and says they’re about 4% of the population. She says, “It is not that this group fails to grasp the difference between good and bad. It is that the distinction fails [...]