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Poor Lawrence Summers, he doesn't get to be chairman of the Federal Reserve, aka the czar of the world's economic order. It would have been the penultimate reward for a career advanced by a string of stunning failures, but this time around some key senators needed to confirm the president's likely choice had the gumption... Read More
For those of us who view the American economy from abroad, one of the biggest puzzles of recent years has been President Obama’s reported wish to appoint Larry Summers the next chairman of the Federal Reserve. As Mark Leibovich has pointed out in This Town, a hilarious new book on theWashington eco-system of show-boating, social... Read More
This is recent discussion on a Facebook post to which I replied, which demonstrates some of what we're up against when talking about biological differences between people: [Lady #1]: If you ever want to really depress yourself, look up the male vs. female student ratios of any graduate department of history. (Or, you know, mostly... Read More
Post edited (9/28/2012), see below! A new study was released, discussed by Ilana Yurkiewicz at her Scientific American blog, that seems to conclusively prove that gender bias in the sciences does exist. The article describes the challenges involved in studying this and how these challenges were overcome: It’s tough to prove gender bias. In a... Read More
Soaring Unemployment and a Double-Dip Recession?
Barack Obama's chief economic advisor, Lawrence Summers, is determined to sabotage a second round of stimulus. And, he's getting plenty of help, too. Congressional Democrats are dragging their feet because they're worried about the political backlash and midterm elections, the GOP deficit hawks are looking for a way they can derail the Obama agenda and... Read More
Personally, I'd Rather Have A Possum As President Of Harvard
It seems that Larry Summers, a timid man mysteriously president of Harvard, has suggested that men might be better than women at mathematics. He has been beset by the fanged mouselets of academe, and is now busily cringing like a puppy who has wet the rug. We must not mention what the correct do not... Read More
The most recent installment of Politically Correct mind control comes from Harvard University itself, the world capital of Political Correctnessand at least a major metropolis of mind control. It concerns no less a victim than the president of Harvard himself, Lawrence Summers, a veteran of the Clinton administration, who recently uttered some remarks about women... Read More
At Harvard University, the New Year blasted off with a little lesson in the Afro-racist version of what the Nazis used to call Gleichschaltung—literally, disciplining of the opposition, but more accurately translated as kicking in the teeth of anyone who doesn't do and say what you tell him to do and say. Indeed, the year... Read More
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