Color Harmony Made Easy

The Müller Formula (or: Predictable Color Preferences) (Livelygrey)

This site suggests that an amazingly simple rule governs what color combinations most people will perceive as harmonious or pleasing. I’ve been experimenting with it a bit in a paint program and subjectively it seems to hold. To give it away in a few words: in a combination of colors the colors which are darker in value should be closer to purple in hue, and the ones lighter in value should be closer to yellow in hue. Or more precisely, the colors with a darker value should be of a hue which has less natural brightness to it.

(Via Reddit.)

Ron Paul: Darling of White Supremacists, For Good Reason

Daily Kos: State of the Nation quotes Ron Paul in an underground newspaper he wrote in the 90s, popular among racist survivalist types:

Regardless of what the media tell us, most white Americans are not going to believe that they are at fault for what blacks have done to cities across America. The professional blacks may have cowed the elites, but good sense survives at the grass roots. Many more are going to have difficultly avoiding the belief that our country is being destroyed by a group of actual and potential terrorists — and they can be identified by the color of their skin. This conclusion may not be entirely fair, but it is, for many, entirely unavoidable.

Indeed, it is shocking to consider the uniformity of opinion among blacks in this country. Opinion polls consistently show that only about 5% of blacks have sensible political opinions, i.e. support the free market, individual liberty, and the end of welfare and affirmative action…. Given the inefficiencies of what D.C. laughingly calls the “criminal justice system,” I think we can safely assume that 95% of the black males in that city are semi-criminal or entirely criminal.

If similar in-depth studies were conducted in other major cities, who doubts that similar results would be produced? We are constantly told that it is evil to be afraid of black men, but it is hardly irrational. Black men commit murders, rapes, robberies, muggings, and burglaries all out of proportion to their numbers.

Perhaps the L.A. experience should not be surprising. The riots, burning, looting, and murders are only a continuation of 30 years of racial politics.The looting in L.A. was the welfare state without the voting booth. The elite have sent one message to black America for 30 years: you are entitled to something for nothing. That’s what blacks got on the streets of L.A. for three days in April. Only they didn’t ask their Congressmen to arrange the transfer.

So the only Republican who’s against the war has a secret history of white supremacist ideology and connections.