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Cato Institute Immigration Data

Don’t let the boring title fool ya! This data screams as loudly as any town crier ever could… So I ask; what ‘story’ do you see emerging from this data…? A sortable, searchable data table from Alex Nowrasteh’s January 26, 2017 Cato ‘immigration ban’ blog post.(Greatest threats in red, ban countries in gray, totals bold […]

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What’s In A Word…

So… this just happened… [For those who don’t know, I loathe that mindless expression, so the irony applies with force.] Somewhere in the process of working on other things, while mulling over the definitions of certain things – article, episode, incident, for instance – suddenly something dropped into the (mental) slot… and it finally occurred […]

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In the Wild

Hidden In Plain Sight

Following are a few of the ‘high points’ from our conversation… and maybe an extra nugget or two, but who’s counting… Herd Think Propaganda (1928) by Edward Bernays The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism […]