Monthly Archives: July 2015

Does Income Inequality Really Exist?

Something that I’ve always wondered about is whether or not income inequality was real. I mean, it sure makes sense that it could exist. But the problem I have with it is that not everybody is going to have the same situation to start out with. On top of that, not every single business is going to be as successful as the billion dollar corporations. There has to be something going on or else people wouldn’t make such a big deal out of it, right? That may not be the case.

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How to Use RPN Calculators

Something that I’ve noticed is that Reverse Polish Notation (RPN) isn’t used much these days. Why is that? It’s much more effective for students to know how to use because of how much time is saved on exams. Some graphing calculators use it, but if you’re not allowed to use that, there are financial calculators that work just as well for statistics. Whatever your math class, there’s most likely an RPN calculator that will come in very handy.

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When Exactly Did the Political Paradigm Shift Happen?

Earlier this year, I shared a meme about what Republicans and Democrats supported during historic political moments. It went over the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments to the constitution and compared them to Obamacare in terms of who supported what. I quickly got some angry friends who said, “Hey! We all know that this is ridiculous because there was a political paradigm shift. The south used to be Democratic and now they’re Republican! The parties switched!”

While the part about the south is true, I’ve been asking myself this question for years: When exactly did the political parties shift and switch its ideology? I decided that it’s time to look into it and figure it out.

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