COVID-era studies were widely misinterpreted.

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Lies, Damn Lies, and Causality ⋆ Brownstone Institute
So, when you read reviews of the sparse literature on methods to remove the healthy vaccinee bias, remember this article on vaccination and traffic crashes. Relying on measured variables can fail to remove the bias, and that’s all that we need to know.


Treasurer claims opposition’s budget response would punch multi-billion-dollar hole in budget
Treasurer Jim Chalmers says the opposition’s proposals would leave about $40 billion worth of spending unanswered, though those claims appear to include restoring tax cuts for wealthy Australians, which the Coalition is yet to commit to.
Labor’s Claimed Cap On Overseas Students Is All Talk, No Action
The lion’s share of migration has been international students. So, in response to community anger towards its out-of-control mass-migration program, the federal government recently announced it would impose a cap on the entry of international students into Australia.


Iran’s New Proxy: American Universities
“We are watching the demonstrations, and we like what we see, but it should not end with this.... These protestors are our people and will support Iran in an Iran-U.S. confrontation; Iran can repeat in the U.S. what it did in Lebanon but on a grander
US issues gay events terror-attack warning
The US State Department has issued a warning over potential terrorist attacks “against LGBTQI+ persons and events” during Pride month

Business, Finance & Investment

Not Just The US: Global Debt-To-GDP Ratios Are Skyrocketing
...even the Fed chair has expressed concern about the problem.
Getting Rich By Getting Lucky Actually Feels Better Over Time
Originally, I planned to title this post, ‘Getting Rich by Getting Lucky Doesn’t Feel So Good.’ However, after some time, I realized that getting lucky actually feels better over time! This change in sentiment has profound socioeconomic implications, as it may lead us to hoard our wealth and create more inequality. Luck may also lead


The Deep State and Globalism
Theodore Roosevelt spoke of an invisible government in his presidency (1901-1909). He was alluding to a hidden power behind the visible government that today is referred to as “the deep state.” It is the unofficial target of blame for act…
Hunter Biden Whistleblowers Ask Judge to Dismiss His Lawsuit against IRS | National Review
The whistleblowers argued the case should be dismissed because their disclosures are legally protected.
Self-Expression and Stupidity - The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics
Since one shout raises another in opposition, we see that the habits of self-expressed stupidity breed the same in others, without difficulty.

Crypto & Blockchain

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Solana’s SOL Could Hit $200 By Month End, Hedge Fund Founder Says
The fifth-largest cryptocurrency is benefitting from multiple catalysts, including bustling meme coin and DeFi activity, upcoming network upgrade and increasing interest in restaking arriving to the ecosystem.


IDF Confirms Body of Israeli Hostage Kidnapped by Hamas Recovered
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced that the body of one of the hostages taken by Hamas on October 7, 2023, had been recovered.

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