Dan Freeman

As the authors of the Cato Institute noted: “This brief reports the conviction and arrest rates for 2015 because that is the most recent year for which estimates are available for the sizes of the legal immigrant, native-born, and illegal immigrant populations residing in the state of Texas.…

This is a good question. This is what happens with rates. The total rate, C, is the weighted average of A and B. Let us keep it simple. If A is .5 and B is .75 and the populations are the same then C = (A+B)/2 = (.75 + .5)/2 = 1.25/2 = 0.625. But if the immigrant population is removed A…

Innocent unless proven guilty.

Carlos Ponce asked “Do illegal aliens pose a problem in Texas?” and then Mr. Ponce cited a report by the Texas Department of Public Safety to prove his point that they do. But he should drill down into the question more thoughtfully.

The Cato Institute, a conservative think tank, to…

"I love hard work. I can watch it for hours."

Why not go a step further and run a levee straight down Seawolf Parkway then a gate from Seawolf Park to a levee at Fort Point that connects to the existing Seawall at Fort San Jacinto? On the west build a levee along TX 275 to a land bridge at Pelican Island Bridge for rail and car traffic.…

Regardless of Vice President Gore's dubious claims, the Internet dates at least to the late 1960s. ARPANET adopted TCP/IP protocol on January 1, 1983. It was subsequently adapted to what we now call the World Wide Web in 1990 by Tim Berners-Lee.

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You can pull up the IRS Form 990: https://projects.propublica.org/nonprofits/organizations/562394277

Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $62,000 6.5%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $386,536 40.3%

The fireworks are clearly a form of animal cruelty. Please enforce the law. It would take only a few tickets and perhaps brief jail time would tend to limit this activity.

Since all models are wrong the scientist cannot obtain a "correct" one by excessive elaboration. On the contrary following William of Occam he should seek an economical description of natural phenomena. Just as the ability to devise simple but evocative models is the signature of t…