The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.
Here’s an excerpt:
600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 2,700 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 5 years to get that many views.
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Sometimes we have to look back to see what is ahead.
“For the great enemy of truth is very often not the lie — deliberate, contrived, and dishonest — but the myth — persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic. Too often we hold fast to the clichés of our forebears. We subject all facts to a prefabricated set of interpretations. We enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.”
Gary Hart: Myth and Its Dangers
Guess which country is putting the following race-based grade standards into effect.
“The mandate stipulates that by 2018, 90 percent of Asian students, 88 percent of white students, 81 percent of Hispanic students and 74 percent of black students are to be reading at or above grade level. The state also wants 86 percent of white students, 92 percent of Asians, 80 percent of Hispanics and 74 percent of blacks to be at or above their math grade level.”
Florida Adopts Academic Achievement Standards Based On Race, Ethnicity, Echoes Virginia
Did you guess the right country?
Breaking News: Private conversations with unimpeachable and highly paid information-dealing waitresses at campaign breakfast stops have revealed that when Romney and Ryan have breakfast, they always eat waffles to get primed for the day’s activities. It is still undetermined whether or not they have their eggs flip-flopped over easy.