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John Lott Makes a Mistake. Again. News at 11.

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Last week, John Lott released a working paper showing that illegal immigrants in Arizona “are at least 142% more likely to be convicted of a crime than other Arizonans.” I didn’t bother reading it or reporting on it because Lott is spectacularly dishonest and unreliable…

Raw Data: Inflation Rate for Different Products

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. I don’t have any special reason to post this. I just felt like it. The Bureau of Labor Statistics tracks overall inflation, of course, but they also track inflation for specific types of products: cars, medical care, computers, etc. Here are the inflation rates since…

Nunes Now Planning to Shower America With Memos

Prince of Darkness Sidney Blumenthal.Jeff Malet/Newscom via ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Jonathan Swan says that Devin Nunes isn’t done. Apparently he was so thrilled with the response to his memo about the FBI that he’s planning to write about other agencies too: Republicans close to Nunes say there…

Hey Orange County Residents: What Is This?

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Lately I’ve been seeing a lot of odd contrails in the sky, and today I got some pictures with my phone. Here’s what the path looks like at the start of their flight: I’m pretty sure airplanes don’t take off at a 45 degree angle.…