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Initially "The Statistical State" sounded good, but then I remembered that the word "statistics" originally referred only to information about states (in the political sense). So that suggests po...

The Statistical State Polistitics/Polimetrics Convergent Hypotheses Estimated States Prior Posteriors Structure of Interest Door #3 (named after the Monty Hall problem)

In reply to Eric Loken. +1

1. Probable Cause 2. Dirty Data 3. No (Central) Limits 4. Favorable Odds 5. Polimetrics Good luck, Andy!

The Plot Sickens

In reply to Economist. Economist's (i) suggests Evidentially as a possib...

In order of my preference : i) Evidently ii) Drawing Inferences/ Making Inferences iii) Probably iv) By All Means

Oh, stats people... In media there is this thing called "high concept," which has a rather counter intuitive definition. But, the point is, this is going to have to appeal to a wider portion of t...

Statosphere or Statasphere Trendbusters Dataspeak Statcallers Datashack Oddballs Calling the odds Data ninjas

The Weekly Metric maybe: The Key Metric(s)

turning a simple stats term into something that has a second meaning (without too much tongue in your cheek) seems appropriate, like: Statistical Significance Significance Testing Confidence Inte...

In reply to aaron. "PolitiStat" (with apologies to PolitiFact) also occu...

In reply to Z. Agree: fantastic name for a stats blog for statisticians,...

"Data Driven" - "Unbiased Estimators" - a bit wonky "Correlations" "Behind the Numbers" "The Best Estimate" "Above Average"

Data Coroners CSI: Data analysis

Data Coroners (Poli)CSI: Stats

'The Null Hypothesis'

Beastats

Posterior aCountability (with the Count as mascot)

Answers, Stat Loci-vore Random Walk Prattle I also vote for J. Cross' "Model Citizens"

-Statistical Moderator -Auto Moderator -Naive Bayes Moderator -Stat Watchers -Statistically Insignificant -PolitiStat

PoliStats

The numbers game.

In reply to Alex Gamma. +1 for outnumbered.

Slaughterhouse 0.05

"Convince Me"

Cynical Data 110% Half Truths Stat Power Normal Noise Min Max and Average Statistical Fallacies Really? False Discoveries Common Statistics Statistical Rhetoric Persuasive Data

1 Where it's stat 2 Politics counts 3 Posterior-view mirror (Of these I like 1, though it's not as good as Anon's “Numbers of The Beast”)

In reply to Rodney Sparapani. Red Stat, Blue Stat

Cited figures Referenced figures Quoted figures Speak, data Speaking statistically

Residual

In reply to Anon. This is great!

known unknowns

In reply to Paul Smaldino. I Once googled "degrees of freedom" to read u...

In reply to Patrick Shafto. probably improbable?

The Stat in the Scat (with apologies to Dr. Seuss.)

The Art of the Probable Model Citizens A Prior Engagement

"Nothing, if not critical" Desdemona: What wouldst thou write of me, if thou shouldst praise me? Iago: O gentle lady, do not put me to’t; For I am nothing, if not critical.

In reply to Alex Gamma. +=1 game of stats

The Chai Square ... where you sit around and talk stats over a nice cuppa

How about "Damned Lies"? :-) (As in "Lies, damned lies, and statistics."

The Central Tendency Negatively Skewed Positively Skewed (readers may just read this a "positively screwed" a nice commentary on our political situation.) The Shape and Scale of Justice. Risky In...

In reply to Thomas J. Leeper. Slight variation on your second to last: P...

In reply to Andrew. Game of Stats Your number's up My numbers are better...

In reply to Emily. Prefer crypo (c rather than k)--makes explicit the co...

Here are some (quite bad) suggestions : What do you mean ? Substandard deviation Bayes and girls Beautiful models Give me the breaks Skeptic regression Odds radio Dumb and numbers

What Lies Beneath (because it both covers what underlies the data and how the use of data supports lies) Behind the Data Curtain (sort of a Wizard of Oz reference, with two variants below) Data W...

Questionable Significance

In reply to Ruben. Stat-Attack

How about the column Krypto? Meaning: 1) secret, hidden, or concealed; 2)a person who secretly supports or adheres to a group, party, or belief. 3) a combining form meaning “hidden,” “not p...