The Final Nail in the ACLU’s Coffin

 

The director of the American Civil Liberties Union has now acknowledged what should have been obvious to everybody over the past several years: that the ACLU is no longer a neutral defender of everyone’s civil liberties; it has morphed into a hyper-partisan, hard-left political advocacy group. The final nail in its coffin was the announcement that for the first time in its history the ACLU would become involved in partisan electoral politics, supporting candidates, referenda and other agenda-driven political goals. Continue reading

U.S. Announces Withdrawal From UNESCO, Cites ‘Anti-Israel Bias’

Irina Bokova, UNESCO / Getty Images

Irina Bokova, UNESCO / Getty Images

 

As part of the decision, the U.S. notified UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova of its intent to withdraw and become a permanent observer of the body instead.

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New York Times 2015 Op-Ed Issued a Dire Warning About Polling Accuracy

When you see the Hillary-vs-Trump polls, here are two things you need to know:

  1. When they show Trump is behind, he’s tied.
  2. When they show Trump is tied, he’s ahead — by a landslinde.

 

As I demonstrated in yesterday’s article, How Bloomberg Spun its Own Poll Data to Make Hillary Clinton Seem Inevitable, the media is intentionally spinning poll results at best, and completely fabricating them at worst.

While that’s bad enough, there are also some deep, fundamental problems which plague any attempts to conduct accurate polling in 2016. Cliff Zukin, professor of public policy and political science at Rutgers University and a past president of the American Association for Public Opinion Research, wrote about many of these issues in a 2015 New York Times opinion piece titled, What’s the Matter With Polling? Continue reading