Salem-Keizer graduations rates

Salem-Keizer schools sees slight decline in graduation rate – Salem Reporter: Salem-Keizer Public Schools touted Thursday successes in its 2022 high school graduation rates despite a slight decline compared to the previous school year. The Oregon Department of...

Tesla in 2023

US electric vehicle sales were 5.8% of the total in 2022, up from 3.2% in 2021. Of this, Tesla sold roughly 65% (down from 72% the year before). Ford was number two with 7.6% and Hyundai/Kia third with 7.1%. Tesla’s recent stock woes—down 65% last year,...

The 5% Rule

The 5% Rule: No matter how kind, warm, thoughtful, amazing, cheerful, consistent, and perfect I treated people roughly 5% of them would just be terrible (yes, I have the numbers to back this). I’m not talking about people who were having a bad day or people who...

The 2022 Mid-terms

My prediction of Democratic underperformance was utterly wrong. Yes, the Democrats are likely to lose the House and perhaps the Senate, but the margin of GOP success was so limited as to make these results a defacto win. The GOP had hopes of a 30-40 seat pick-up;...