Tag: statistics

This One Chart Explains How Donald Trump Is Vile Beyond Description

Donald Trump's much anticipated (so they say) speech on illegal immigration used the word "kill" six times. "Murder" came up three times. There was one "rape," three "violent," a whopping 24 "criminal," five "horrible," just one "terrible" (!), five...
Yes America is that dumb

There May Be Enough White Voters To Elect Donald Trump. But Are There Enough Complete Idiots?

It might just be statistically possible for Donald Trump to win the presidency, although such an outcome would obviously give a completely new meaning to the term 'margin of error.'

NRA Suggests Decorating Your Child’s Bedroom With Loaded Guns, For Convenience And Safety

Because the only thing that can stop a bad toddler with a gun, is a good toddler with a gun.
Yep, she's worried. Look at the fear in her eyes.

Poll: Donald Trump MURDERING Hillary Clinton In New York (Among Republicans)

Math is hard. Especially if you're already a moron with a skewed sense of reality. Which explains why both the Stupidest Man on the Internet and Donald Trump's campaign manager are simply ECSTATIC about a new poll that shows...
Did somebody say spandex?

NRA Offers Helpful Health And Safety Tips: First, Buy A Gun. Next, Buy More Guns.

The NRA is branching out from its traditional fetishizing of guns by teasing an exciting "lifestyle" quiz that helps you decide how "vulnerable" you are, and then suggests ways to make yourself feel less vulnerable. It's a little like...
Not much of a deterrent to crime, but kawaii as anything

New Study: No, Dear, The Answer Isn’t More Guns

Writing for a politics blog is weird. Yr Dok Zoom had just finished saving an earlier version of this piece Wednesday night when he opened a beer and decided to look at Twitter before heading to bed. That wasn't...
Lesbian and/or baby-killer

Anti-Abortion Lady Does Math Proving Abortion Is Fake

So Thursday on the Twittersphere, some pro-choice ladies had a big internet event, telling their own stories of having had abortions, with the goal of reducing the stigma of talking about a legal medical procedure that one in three women...

Fox News Pretty Sure This Strong Jobs Report Proves Barack Obama Is Terrible

So, hey, some pretty good employment news today: The June jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that the economy added 288,000 jobs in June, and the unemployment rate dropped from 6.3% in May to 6.1% last...

Science Spotlight: Maybe If They Named The Lady Hurricanes ‘Lorena’

Researchers at the University of Illinois released a study that suggests that people are just plain sexist when it comes to hurricanes: Hurricanes with feminine names may kill three times as many victims because people do not perceive them as...

John Oliver And Bill Nye Fix Everything That’s Wrong With Climate Change Reporting (Video)

John Oliver and Last Week Tonight just keep nudging us ever closer to actually getting HBO. Take, for instance, this segment on climate change, which really should provide the template for all further news coverage of people who deny...

Oh, Look, More Terrible People With Terrible Defenses Of ‘Stand Your Ground’

We are now officially in the "Stupid people make us want to scream" portion of the Michael Dunn trial, when every moron possible will try to outdo the last. For starters, how about Florida state Rep. Matt Gaetz, who...

The Daily Caller Has Conquered All The Internets, Bow Before The Daily Caller (Update)

Update/Correction: A couple of emails to the Wonkette tipline have pointed out that, in our lust for mathematical slobberknockery, we got a couple of things DEAD WRONG in this story. We mislabeled the first two charts in our piece,...

Fox Nation: Did Obama Voter Fraud All Of Philadelphia?

In fifty-nine Philadelphia voting divisions, Mitt Romney received zero votes. Fifty-nine. Zero. Italics. Fox Nation posts this Philadelphia Inquirer article, leaving their commentariat to worry that maybe Obama totally vote-frauded the city, and Romney would have won if not for Obama's grand...

United States Now Killing Fewer of Its Own Citizens

The total number of people executed by states and the federal government fell by 12 percent this year, according to a new study on America's lack of balls. It's now at the lowest level since 1976, when the Supreme...

Recession Drags On & Crime Keeps Falling, Because America Is Too Fat

For the third straight year, even as the Great Recession pummels ever more people into poverty, the national crime rate has dropped. Murder, rape, burglary -- almost every kind of criminality has fallen, with the rate of violent crime...

1.38% of Fox News’ Audience Is Black People, Which Seems a Bit High

It turns out that America's News Network, Fox News, is not really watched at all by black people, which explains why they are so misinformed that they support this Obama fellow. This "finding" is according to some sort of...