Monthly Archives: October 2011

Red Right Returning…October 29th

(Red Right Returning, a nautical mnemonic for the side of the buoy or marker on which to pilot a ship in order to stay in the channel, is a look back at the activity of the past week of the Republican candidates … Continue reading

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Free Forum Friday October 21st Edition

(Free Forum Fridays are an open discussion where commenters are invited to bring up topics that may not have been covered in the previous week. Got something on your mind? Throw your opinion out there.)   Nothing like last week. … Continue reading

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The Myth of the Job Creators

The Job Creators. It’s a popular Republican canard meant to indicate that taxing the wealthy and corporations hurts job creation. Well, as you might expect, that’s not entirely true. There is data available to debunk this myth. Steven Strauss, a … Continue reading

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Republicans Making America’s First Sitting Half-Term President

If there’s one thing that Republican reaction to the world changing events of last week has definitively demonstrated, it’s that no matter what President Obama does, they will oppose it. Even if it doesn’t make sense, even if they were … Continue reading

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Red Right Returning…October 22nd

(Red Right Returning, a nautical mnemonic for the side of the buoy or marker on which to pilot a ship in order to stay in the channel, is a look back at the activity of the past week of the Republican candidates … Continue reading

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Free Forum Friday; October 21st Edition

Breaking: President Obama fulfills the promise of ending the war in Iraq. All troops will come home by the end of the year. Libyan dictator Muammar Ghaddafi (Quaddafy, Khaddaffi, whatever) met his fate yesterday as Libyan rebels took the final stronghold of … Continue reading

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What Has Obama Done For Me Lately?

A friend and former contributor to this site is often fond of pointing out that perception is everything. It doesn’t matter that the perception is incorrect or not. If people believe something is true then it follows that it must … Continue reading

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Representin’ in the House

Here’s the raw data for the House of Representative races for 2012. We haven’t reached any conclusions but they will be forthcoming. Note that the 2010 census dictates that the lines for the districts be redrawn due to the 2010 … Continue reading

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Senate Seat Series—Update: Fall 2011

[Update: Russ Feingold endorses Tammy Baldwin for Wisconsin's Senate seat]  In this series we examine the potential change in the Senate makeup of the United States Congress. Currently there is but a four-seat difference in control of the Senate (not counting … Continue reading

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#OWS One Month Later

Today marks the official one month anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street protests. The idea was first proposed by a Canadian advocacy group that publishes the anti-consumerist magazine Adbusters initially to peacefully protest the growing income disparity and the lack … Continue reading

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