Has perhaps lost its literal meaning, as politicians in general and Democrats in particular cast many threats as existential ones even when existence is not on the line. In the debate, for example, Sen. Cory Booker described the closing of two Planned Parenthood clinics in Ohio as an existential threat to abortion rights in America..
Having concluded that Statistician 2 (Jane) is correct and that Statistician 1 (John) is wrong, an astute reader would ask: what about the sure thing principle? Isn the overall gain just an average of the stratum specific gains? (where each stratum represents a level of the initial weight WI). Previously, in the original version of the paradox (Fig. 6.8 of BOW) we dismissed this intuition by noting that WIwas affected by the causal variable (Sex) but, now, with the arrow pointing from WIto Dwe can no longer use this argument.
Common Sense 1776: You appear quite intelligent, so it difficult to fathom what you possibly see in Sarah Palin as a viable political candidate. First and foremost she QUIT her last elected position. Secondly tell me what her ideas are beyond complaining about Obama.
The boys have already played at least one other unannounced set this year and promise more official gigs in the near future. We hope they really mean the actual “near future,” not 12 years from now.This past December, it was just a little too easy for the local smart alecks to make cracks about Miami Beach regressing into a retirement community for musical has beens. Kicking off Art Basel was one of the most influential bands of the late Sixties led by rock’s most emulated singer (an adopted local no less) and joined by punk’s finest bass player.
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Even nonsmoker Lizzie Middleton, a 65 year old survivor of lung and colon cancer, agrees. May be public housing, but people still pay rent and bills and buy their own cigarettes, she says. Have the right to smoke in their own home.. Its debut at London Fashion Week has resonance for the thousands of journalists, bloggers, stylists, and PR aficionados cramming into runway shows. Their personal brands depend on getting their thoughts and opinions out quickly. All the tweeting, Instagramming, and Foursquaring I do all day, my iPhone and iPad always run out of juice, says Claire Sulmers, editor in chief of the influential blog The Fashion Bomb.