Trying to process my own feelings and thoughts around this whole NFL thing. Truck on along if this stuff bores you. America is genuinely unique in that criticism of and dissent against authority and blind patriotism are a feature, notContinue reading… On Colin
The current exit polls are extremely interesting. There are some real standout numbers. Clinton seems to have lost christian people *badly*. Of those voters who support a border wall 10% were Clinton voters. 28% of voters don’t think supreme courtContinue reading… Election insights
Now that this incredibly wasteful election cycle is finally finished, the postmortems are rolling in. There are many very good ones which I don’t want to duplicate here, but can be summarized thusly: Republicans can’t alienate everyone except for oldContinue reading… The Romney Campaign: Victims of their own bias
A recent post over at FiveThirtyEight pointed out the increasing popularity of Texas Governor Rick Perry, and how he may start being a concern to more mainstream candidate Mitt Romney. It should be noted that Michelle Bachmann is making strongContinue reading… Why can't Johnny Vote? How Bachmann and Perry don't stand a chance.
Recently, Mitt Romney was delivering the standard conservative line on why taxes are evil, when hecklers started shouting that we need to increase taxes on corporations. His response was that corporations are people. His point was that ultimately all theContinue reading… Corporations aren't people – Romney is wrong
Listening to NPR a few weeks ago, there was a fellow on talking about the American education system, and the disconnect between what we believe about American opportunity and the stark reality of education in the US. He was talkingContinue reading… Running the Asylum
For those of you blissfully unaware of the all-new heights of political insanity leading up to this November’s midterm elections, let me introduce you to the pain. The republicans are smelling blood. The economy still sucks. The Obama administration isContinue reading… The Power of Dumb Compels You