Monthly Archives: October 2011

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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Capital Punishment: Values vs. Ethics?

(Editor’s note: 538Refugees occasionally hosts guest editorials. This one is from across the big pond. Based in London, Dee A. Mason is a freelance travel writer, and as a result relishes culture and broadening her horizons through debate and exploration. … Continue reading

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New Respect for Martin Bashir

Never been a fan of MSNBC’s Martin Bashir. He used to interject a lot religious overtones on ABC’s Nightline that I didn’t agree with. But lately I’ve been warming up to his commentary. He still makes an occasional religious reference … Continue reading

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Red Right Returning…October 15th

(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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The Smart Ones Stayed Out of the Clown Car

Think about it. Mitch Daniels, Chris Christie, Mike Huckabee, Haley Barbour; all politically smart cookies. They knew better than to get engaged in the 2012 presidential race. Oh…well, of course there’s Sarah Palin and Donald Trump. Not so smart but … Continue reading

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