Daily Archives: March 9, 2011

Senate Seat Series—John Ensign (R-NV)

Ensign, Exit Stage Right John Ensign (R-NV) declared earlier this week that he did not intend to run for his Senate seat in 2012. Probably a wise decision given the investigations into his philandering and subsequent cover-up. It would likely … Continue reading

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David Broder (1929–2011)

Sad news today: Pulitzer-prize-winning Washington Post columnist David Broder has died at 81. A listing of Broder’s recent columns can be found here. This would be a good opportunity for 538 Refugees readers to comment on their favorite (or least-favorite) … Continue reading

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Double Dip?

Anyone who has a car knows what’s happening to oil prices. This week, it became common in many parts of the United States to see gasoline prices in excess of $4 per gallon. This increase is based on the increase … Continue reading

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Will Ye Have the Poor Always With You?

For ye have the poor always with you; but me ye have not always. — Matthew 26:11 (KJV) In last week’s set of comments, a regular commenter observed: Since blacks married themselves to the Democratic Party 50 years ago, the … Continue reading

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