Today Res Ipsa passed the mark of 60,000,000 hits on the blog. We have taken this moment to thank our many regular readers around the world and to give you an idea of the current readership profile of our blog and our readers around the world. As always, I want to give a special thanks to Darren Smith, who continues to help manage the blog and help people who are having trouble posting. I’d also like to thank Christine Oren, who continues to do her amazing job proofreading posts on a daily basis to remove my embarrassing typos. Finally, I would like to thank my regular readers for alerting me to typos or any civil or copyright violations on the blog.
We have continued to post our highest traffic numbers for any month this year.
So here is our current profile:
As of this morning, we have over 20,690 posts and almost 1,200,000 comments. We have approximately 310,000 Twitter followers. We have approximately 6,500 people signed up for email alerts.
Last month, our top ten international sources for readers were:
1. United States of America
7. The Netherlands
8. New Zealand
The top five posts in terms of readers for the month were:
- “6 Judges … Shall Never Know Peace Again: Harvard Coach Urges People To ‘Agree’ With Judges In Public
- Harvard poll: 72% are against abortion after 15 weeks
- Parade of Horrors: A Democratic talking point about Dobbs is dangerous misinformation
- ‘Return to the Star Chamber’: Michigan Attorney General Dana Spectacularly Loses Generation of Flint Water Cases
- He Who Shouldn’t Be Heard: YouTube Censors January 6th Committee for Including Video Clip of US President Donald Trump
So this is the update. I can’t thank my regulars enough for their support of the blog. It’s a vibrant and growing community and it’s a pleasure to see our community expand around the world. I especially appreciate many of our readers who respect others. While we have our trolls and blind partisans, most of us on this blog value passionate but civil discourse. It is a great honor to serve as host to such a growing and vibrant community.