The left's love affair with weak, manipulated statistics

Statistics are very interesting.  They're actually important when they aren't manipulated, as from computer models, but firmly rooted in facts.  Inaccurate computer models are out there, and they're as worthless as Democrat talking points.  It is a shame that what most of the media report every day is based on just such manipulated statistics instead of just facts. Here are some examples, and I will give my say about it at the end. A recent Johns Hopkins study claims that more than 250,000 people in the U.S. die every year from medical errors. Other reports claim the numbers to be as high as 440,000. Medical errors are the third-leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer. And this: In 2013, there were over one million doctors of medicine all over the United States. And this: In 2016, there were more than 38,000 gun-related deaths in the U.S. – 4,000 more than 2015, the...(Read Full Post)