Confirmation Bias Could Drive Supreme Court To Decide 2016 Presidential Election

By | 2016-07-30T05:09:56+00:00 July 29th, 2016|Categories: Politics|

This year's presidential election may ultimately be decided in the US Supreme Court. What could drive the election to the high court is a term everyone who plans to vote needs to become versed in. That term is “confirmation bias”. Confirmation bias is defined as the tendency to search for, interpret, favor, or recall information in a way [...]

Is The 4.7% Unemployment Rate Accurate?

By | 2016-07-27T14:25:55+00:00 June 3rd, 2016|Categories: Economy, Politics|

The unemployment rate in the US officially fell to 4.7% for the month of May according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). That low number is despite the fact that job creation was - according to their own numbers - quite weak. Only 38,000 new jobs were apparently added during the month of May. How did the unemployment number go down? It’s a very counter-intuitive process. [...]