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Big Five Personality Test

The big five personality traits are the best accepted and most commonly used model of personality in academic psychology. The big five come from the statistical study of responses to personality items. Using a technique called factor analysis researchers can … Continue reading

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Why Can’t Socialists Handle the Truth?

They feel that they have good intentions. This utopian dream of theirs is so vivid they can almost taste it! But why do they never sit down with the veterans of failed utopias and talk over the problems that their … Continue reading

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Homicide Near and Far

A bit of research will reveal that most of the US cities with high crime rates also host significant numbers of black residents — who are usually highly sequestered within particular neighborhoods. The graphic below indicates the type of statistical … Continue reading

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I Am Not a Crook

What Did the President Know and When Did He Know It? Worse than Watergate “… if a single bugging of the political opposition is enough to bring down a presidency — and maybe lead to an unprecedented criminal prosecution of … Continue reading

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How to Make a 60 Year Old Brain Work Like a 20 Year Old’s

Theta-gamma nerve coupling between brain regions is key to cognitive functioning Zapping the brains of people over 60 with a mild electrical current improved a form of memory enough that they performed like people in their 20s, a new study … Continue reading

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Move Ova Obama! They’s a New Messiah in Town

Obama Messiah 2007 George Soros needed a messiah around 2007, and he was determined to have one. After 8 years of seeing most of his grand plans put on hold, it was time to take direct action. Mr. Soros is … Continue reading

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Dying Russia Update

Population Decline: Russia is one of the few countries with a negative growth rate, and its 2019 population is estimated at 143.90 million, a decline from an estimated population of 146.3 million in 2015. It’s currently the 9th most populous … Continue reading

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Space Access 2019 via Experimental Rocket Propulsion Society

Why Does the US Have So Many of These Conferences? Preliminary Conference Schedule And What Good Do They Do? Free Speech and Free Association form the Groundwork for a Civil Society These freedoms are guaranteed by the 1st amendment to … Continue reading

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Spygate: The Corrupt Administration that Perverted the Entire US National Security Apparatus For a Political Hit Job

Following in the footsteps of the Richard Nixon administration, the Obama administration took control of the US spy and law enforcement agencies and used them as just another arm of the Obama political machine. The full story of the intentionally … Continue reading

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What if Elon Musk Could Boost the Pentagon into Orbit?

The Pentagon: It Even Looks Like a Space Colony Weighing many millions of tonnes, The Pentagon — US military headquarters — is far too massive for any of SpaceX’s current generations of rockets to boost into orbit. Falcon 9 can … Continue reading

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When Capitalism Saved Sweden

Sweden’s economic history encapsulated: Sweden was once capitalist, and it grew rich. Then Sweden turned socialist, and it grew poor. Then Sweden turned capitalist again, and it was saved! If you think Sweden is socialist, then you know something that … Continue reading

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Three Wars for Tomorrow Morning’s News

Speaking at a 2019 Land Investment Expo last month, geopolitical analyst Peter Zeihan predicted a “hot war” along Russia’s western borders, another “hot war” between Saudi-led Sunnis against Iranian-led Shia, and a war for Taiwan and China Sea maritime rights … Continue reading

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Netherlands Terrorist Helps Elect New Eurosceptic Government

How the actions of two terrorist fools — one in the Netherlands, one in New Zealand — led to the overturning of power in the Dutch Senate. Game of Terror, Game of Thrones First the Christchurch, New Zealand, terror attack … Continue reading

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Billionaire Entrepreneur Trump and the US Economy

A Savvy Businessman in the Oval Office What can a savvy entrepreneur like Donald Trump do for the US economy that a proto-socialist closet revolutionary like Barack Obama couldn’t (or wouldn’t)? For starters, unemployment is at a record low for … Continue reading

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Leftist Economics: The Magical Accretion of Wealth

As George Orwell observed, “there are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them.” __ https://www.providencejournal.com/opinion/20190319/my-turn-mackubin-thomas-owens-ignoring-socialisms-countless-corpses Socialism is once again fashionable in certain circles of American society — particularly in the university, the media, political activist circles, … Continue reading

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Another Perspective on New Zealand Mosque Shootings

Note: In the west, everyone is protected by the rule of law. The confessed perpetrators of the Christchurch outrages should be prosecuted and punished, promptly and as thoroughly as New Zealand law allows. A Cultural Immune System The media is … Continue reading

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Nations Ranked per capita GDP 2019

GDP is not the best measure of a nation’s wealth, since the nation that deliberately demolishes a building for no good reason then rebuilds it, will be assigned more points toward its GDP than a nation that simply builds a … Continue reading

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Why Are Average Black IQs Lower than for Most Other Groups?

It is imbecilic to assume that two breeding populations exposed to radically different selection pressures over thousands of years, would present with identical aptitude distributions for every physical and cognitive trait. The Shocking IQ Gap Between Blacks and Others Human … Continue reading

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California: Experiment in Extreme One-Party Rule

Venezuela is the poster-boy of socialist policies acted out to their conclusion. So are North Korea and Zimbabwe. And now the US state of California has decided to join the parade of socialist descent, just to show that it can. … Continue reading

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Will Skynet Terminators Speak Mandarin Chinese?

Can Communist China Build the End of the World? If Communist China wants to build the machines that bring about the end of the world, it must have abundant excess capital and it must generate (or steal) tremendous computer savvy. … Continue reading

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Chairman Xi Wants to Make China the Artificial Intelligence King of the World

China is being saturated with facial-recognition surveillance cameras, so that each citizen can be carefully measured and fitted against a national “social credit system” yardstick. Disloyal citizens will be denied benefits and opportunities given only to their more loyal comrade … Continue reading

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Putin’s Worries Deepen

Russia’s military is not what it should be if Putin wants to project an image of global power. Mr. Putin is worried that Russia is weak, and getting weaker. The picture that emerges is that Russia’s armed forces are not … Continue reading

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Crime and Punishment in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Today’s Prisons are Barbaric As horrific as prison conditions in medium and maximum security US prisons are, it is not difficult to find prisons elsewhere with much harsher conditions. The 5 most barbaric prisons in the world can be found … Continue reading

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Should Andy McCabe be Executed for Treason?

If So, Perhaps He Should Not Be Alone Disgraced former FBI Director Andy McCabe confessed on the air that he conspired with other government officials to remove a constitutionally elected President of the United States from office. This conspiracy has … Continue reading

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The World’s Stupid Misapprehension of China

To understand the prospects for today’s China, one must see the obstacles and setbacks to China’s goals domestically (see video) and overseas via the OBOR plan. Do not listen to official CCP spokespersons or the well-paid overseas China sockpuppet “journalists” … Continue reading

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