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  1. 10 months ago on Candorville

    Typical. I’m talking about school board members who have been threatened, and you’re mindlessly wittering on about looting. Because I’ve shown you you’re wrong, you change the subject.

    Nice try, nimrod.

  2. 10 months ago on Candorville

    See above

  3. 10 months ago on Candorville

    ‘I Don’t Want to Die for It’: School Board Members Face Rising Threats

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/05/us/politics/school-board-threats.html

    [WSJ article excluded because it’s paywalled]

    Pennsbury School Board President Details Violent Threats Made Against Board Members

    https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2021/10/25/pennsbury-school-board-president-details-violent-threats-made-against-board-members/

    As Teachers and School Boards Face a Spike in Violent Threats, the Justice Department Is Stepping In

    https://time.com/6104539/justice-department-schools-threats/

  4. about 1 year ago on Mike Luckovich

    I didn’t check — did the authors give access to the underlying data? Though that’s usually something more likely to show up on PubPeer.

    Retrospective studies are an important tool. But they’re still less valuable than prospective studies.

    <rant> Speaking of the hierarchy of studies — I wish people would stop looking at reviews as the top of the pyramid. Garbage in, garbage out, people! < /rant>

  5. about 1 year ago on Candorville

    “Bring down the curtain, the farce is played out.”

    — Rabelais

  6. about 1 year ago on Prickly City

    Free market, baby! Say stuff that your company thinks will adversely affect sales, and out you go.

    If the CEO of the company I work for started saying stuff like “birth control is of the Devil” he’d be out within the hour.

  7. about 1 year ago on Prickly City

    That’s what libraries are for!

  8. about 1 year ago on Over the Hedge

    There are more breakthrough cases than new infections because most Israelis are vaccinated. Proportionally, though, a greater percentage of unvaccinated people are hospitalized and dying.

  9. about 1 year ago on Over the Hedge

    I take offense at your offense. You’re offensive!

  10. about 1 year ago on Lio

    Or Billy Connolly.