Black Shards Press – Electronic Gumbo is Our Specialty

The Data That Turned the World Upside Down

30.01.2017 (5:34 pm) – Filed under: Politics ::

“Many voices have claimed that the statisticians lost the election because their predictions were so off the mark. But what if statisticians in fact helped win the election—but only those who were using the new method?”


27.01.2017 (11:14 pm) – Filed under: Politics ::

Good news. CNN is a bunch of drama queens.

“President Donald J. Trump banned — temporarily, for now — more than 134 million people from entering the US.”

Now, forget about that ridiculous wall…

An Apology from a Woman Who Didn’t March

26.01.2017 (3:49 pm) – Filed under: Politics ::

The real story of the liberals’ march in Washington. What was it? A complete self-indulgence.


20.01.2017 (11:40 pm) – Filed under: Politics ::

Liberal whiners can’t accept defeat gracefully. This is, of course, why Trump was elected. Any fool can destroy something. Time to build up, not tear down.

Dozens of House Democrats will skip Trump’s inauguration in protest

17.01.2017 (11:05 am) – Filed under: Politics ::

Apparently we are a 3rd-world country in which governmental transition is now a form of social and political agitation.

Trump says Merkel made ‘catastrophic mistake’ with refugee policy

15.01.2017 (5:18 pm) – Filed under: Politics ::

Donald Trump isn’t right that often, but he’s correct about Germany’s immigration disaster.

Beheading attire and sexy suicide vests? Satire of ISIS wives stirs anger and praise

06.01.2017 (12:42 pm) – Filed under: Politics ::

LOL! ‘In a clip from the BBC’s “Revolting” TV comedy show, entitled “Real Housewives of ISIS” which aired on Tuesday, one “wife” of a militant fighter in Syria says: “It’s only three days to the beheading and I’ve got no idea what to wear.”

“This is my sixth marriage – I have been widowed five times,” another woman says with a sigh before an explosion which prompts her to say: “Six times.”‘

Term limits for Congress: Would amending the Constitution ‘drain the swamp’?

05.01.2017 (11:14 pm) – Filed under: Politics ::

“Major hurdles stand between the proposed constitutional amendment and its ratification, but proponents argue Americans are ready and asking for the overhaul.” I believe that “Beyond Ready” is the phrase we’re looking for.

If college football is so popular, where are the fans?

04.01.2017 (5:47 pm) – Filed under: Politics ::

This is an easy one: The geniuses at the NCAA moved the cool, fun bowl games off of January 1st, in order to spread them around and get more TV eyeballs. They also broke up the established conference rivalry games and instituted the silly Bowl Championship series and the new mini-playoff, all of which lessen the fun and buzz of bowl season.

New York unveils groundbreaking plan for free college

03.01.2017 (7:13 pm) – Filed under: Politics ::

We do not believe in free college as a principle: It costs taxpayers a lot of money to run universities and the people who use them should pay a larger percentage of the cost; i.e., tuition. However… We highly encourage states that think differently to give the idea a try. Hopefully it will be a success and we would be happy to be wrong if more young people can get a college education without raising taxes on everyone else. States Rights. What an idea!