Climate of Ignorance

Herodotus tells us that the massive Persian fleet sent to conquer Greece lost half its ships to a freak storm,” Gerard Baker advised in a column in The Wall Street Journal, the tutelary organ of the American business class, on August 9. The column appeared the same day the latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was issued.

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Climate of Ignorance

Herodotus tells us that the massive Persian fleet sent to conquer Greece lost half its ships to a freak storm,” Gerard Baker advised in a column in The Wall Street Journal, the tutelary organ of the American business class, on August 9. The column appeared the same day the latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was issued.

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Nicky Haslam gives Meghan’s favourites the brush-off on a tea towel 

EDEN CONFIDENTIAL: Nicky Haslam gives Meghan’s favourites the brush-off on a tea towel
By Richard Eden for The Daily Mail
Published: 19:25 EDT, 20 October 2021 | Updated: 19:31 EDT, 20 October 2021

He’s the friend of the royals who’s become an arbiter of everything that should be avoided by those wishing to mix in polite society.
And now interior designer Nicky Haslam has helpfully compiled a list of the most vulgar aspects of post-pandemic life.

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New Research Says Police in Schools Don’t Reduce Shootings but They Do Increase Expulsions and Arrests

New research finds that police deployed in schools, commonly called school resource officers (SROs), do not reduce school shootings, but do increase suspensions, expulsions, and arrests of students.
A working paper published last week by the Annenberg Institute at Brown University and written by researchers at the University at Albany, SUNY and RAND Corporation bills itself as the broadest and most rigorous examination at the school-level of how SROs impact student outcomes. Using national school-level data from 2014 to 2018 collected by the U.S.

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New Research Says Police in Schools Don’t Reduce Shootings but They Do Increase Expulsions and Arrests

New research finds that police deployed in schools, commonly called school resource officers (SROs), do not reduce school shootings, but do increase suspensions, expulsions, and arrests of students.
A working paper published last week by the Annenberg Institute at Brown University and written by researchers at the University at Albany, SUNY and RAND Corporation bills itself as the broadest and most rigorous examination at the school-level of how SROs impact student outcomes. Using national school-level data from 2014 to 2018 collected by the U.S.

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New Research Says Police in Schools Don’t Reduce Shootings but They Do Increase Expulsions and Arrests

New research finds that police deployed in schools, commonly called school resource officers (SROs), do not reduce school shootings, but do increase suspensions, expulsions, and arrests of students.
A working paper published last week by the Annenberg Institute at Brown University and written by researchers at the University at Albany, SUNY and RAND Corporation bills itself as the broadest and most rigorous examination at the school-level of how SROs impact student outcomes. Using national school-level data from 2014 to 2018 collected by the U.S.

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Propounding weird language is worsening today’s social fraying

People expect no better from government officials, who are puzzled by voters’ reluctance to trust them with multiple-trillion-dollar tranches of their decreasingly valuable money. Speaking of inflation:

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Travelers increasingly find cards in their hotel rooms saying, or implying, approximately this: “This facility is so distraught about our imperiled planet that your sheets will not be changed daily unless you selfishly insist.” Perhaps altruism actually motivates this money-saving policy.

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Portland legalized rioting, and you’ll never guess what happened next

As the city of Portland has seen frequent violent riots, Oregon state legislators have identified a solution: Let them riot.
That solution was put into practice in the city recently as police officers stood by and watched rioters cause more than $500,000 worth of damages to banks, stores, coffee shops, and government buildings. Police officers weren’t caught off guard either. The riot was organized by the mother of an “Antifa anarchist” who had been struck and killed by a car in 2019.

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Greg Gutfeld: The Media has problems finding real villains, so they make them up

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles!
So last night I did what many young men do when they’re alone – think about Katie Couric. Of course, she made news last week for admitting she cut out remarks about kneeling pro athletes from an interview with supreme court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in order to protect Ginsburg. Like RBG needed protection from this nitwit. Hey Katie, Ginsburg in her current state is still mentally sharper than you.
Now over at CNN – in between pizzas, Brian Stelter fretted that her cover-up “contributes to a decline in trust in media.

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Greg Gutfeld: The Media has problems finding real villains, so they make them up

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles!
So last night I did what many young men do when they’re alone – think about Katie Couric. Of course, she made news last week for admitting she cut out remarks about kneeling pro athletes from an interview with supreme court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in order to protect Ginsburg. Like RBG needed protection from this nitwit. Hey Katie, Ginsburg in her current state is still mentally sharper than you.
Now over at CNN – in between pizzas, Brian Stelter fretted that her cover-up “contributes to a decline in trust in media.

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