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Comment: Glad to help. (Score 1) 1011

by deacon (#30269626) Attached to: Where the Global Warming Data Is

The effects on true believers whose religion has been shown to be false are so sad. You should have picked one of the traditional religions, which admit they are based on faith.

Anyway, all you have asked for has already been done and made available online many days ago.

http://bishophill.squarespace.com/blog/2009/11/20/climate-cuttings-33.html

I understand the NYT has been silent about the contents of these stolen and leaked emails, presumably because these emails did not endanger national security.

To cheer you up I leave you with this happy video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEiLgbBGKVk

Comment: Oh those double standards. (Score 3, Insightful) 783

by deacon (#30236778) Attached to: Google Apologizes For "Michelle Obama" Results

Everyone knows you can only do tasteless jokes about a black woman or man when they are a conservative.

Remember Condoleezza Rice?

http://images.google.com/images?gbv=1&sa=1&q=condoleezza+rice+monkey&btnG=Search+images

Remember Michael Steele?

http://images.google.com/images?gbv=1&hl=en&safe=off&sa=1&q=michael+steele+blackface&btnG=Search+images

Comment: Re:The hack (Score 4, Informative) 746

by deacon (#30197038) Attached to: New Research Forecasts Global 6C Increase By End of Century

# Michael Mann discusses how to destroy a journal that has published sceptic papers.(1047388489)

# Tim Osborn discusses how data are truncated to stop an apparent cooling trend showing up in the results (0939154709). Analysis of impact here. Wow!

# Phil Jones describes the death of sceptic, John Daly, as "cheering news".(1075403821)

# Phil Jones encourages colleagues to delete information subject to FoI request.(1212063122)

from here:

http://bishophill.squarespace.com/blog/2009/11/20/climate-cuttings-33.html

Comment: Re:Not so fast.. (Score 2, Informative) 548

by deacon (#30120352) Attached to: Russia Recalls <em>Modern Warfare 2</em>

While we Americans were sitting on our rears eating bon-bons

Self loathing and ignorant. How sweet.

Stalin just loved killing. Soviet or National Socialist, Stalin was happy to have either dead. Praising the Soviet body count without looking where it came from suggests you value quantity over quality, and you don't even care where the quantity comes from or why.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penal_military_unit

Comment: Wrong on the statistics, wrong on the facts (Score 2, Informative) 507

by deacon (#29986512) Attached to: Murderer With "Aggression Genes" Gets Reduced Sentence

What utter bullshit. A moments Google search for total crimes per capita would have shown you that from worst to best, the rank is:

1 Dominica
2 New Zealand
3 Finland
4 Denmark
5 Chile
6 United Kingdom
7 Montserrat
8 United States

http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/cri_tot_cri_percap-crime-total-crimes-per-capita

Furthermore, people don't steal because they are poor. They steal because they are sociopaths. Bernie Madoff was not short of cash for a box of donuts and a six-pack. He was not poor or downtrodden or starving.

There are plenty of poor people who never steal, and plenty of rich people that do.

Reproducing the numerical values in the table counts as "junk characters". A tech website that counts numbers as junk. Go figure.

The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.

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