Author Archives: L.B. Jeffries

3 Deaths Caused by Law Enforcement per Day in the US?

According to FiveThirtyEight.com the amount of deaths caused by police has been difficult to track. The data is difficult to find but now there is a Facebook page, Killed by Police, which looks to identify every death cause by law enforcement. Since the … Continue reading

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Police Brutality in the United States

The recent tension in Missouri has stemmed from the case of the death of a young man at the hands of a police office, this is a frequent occurrence in the United States. The unfortunate reality is that this is … Continue reading

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You Can Learn Anything

The brain is a very plastic organ and just like a muscle it needs to be worked out on a regular basis. Luckily today we understand a lot more about cognition, and we have more access than ever to continue … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Ferguson, MO

As the insanity transpires in Missouri, I feel the need to vent my frustration and decided I’d like to start blogging again. Here are some of my thoughts on the Ferguson conflict and I would love to hear what you … Continue reading

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Daily Links February 16th

Should plastic bags be banned?  I think this is a pretty controversial law, but I do like it.  How are we going to get people to change their habits?  But, does the government really need to get its hands in … Continue reading

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Brazil files lawsuit against Twitter

The Brazilian government has filed a lawsuit against Twitter for not closing the accounts of users who have been providing information on drunk driving checkpoints and speedtraps.  An interesting conflict!

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Are Americans over the McMansion?

Let’s hope so!  An interesting article on the shrinking house size in the United States.  Is it because people don’t have the money?  Or are people starting to realize size isn’t everything?

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This week in Latin America

Colombia resumes Dollar buying to devalue Peso.  So does everyone else… a race to the bottom.  Now Argentina announces it will control wage growth. Is anyone not corrupt in the Brazilian government?  The head of the Brazilian mint (Casa da … Continue reading

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Buffett vs. Gold

So I am not going to take any opinions here because I understand both sides. Buffett’s praise of stocks. An interesting rebuttal many seem to be starting to agree with from the always controversial Sovereign Man.  WTF Warren Buffett?

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