Tag Archives: New York Times

Red Right Returning…Super Tuesday

(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 May 6th Edition

Not much happening this week. Well, there was that bin Laden thing. For only the third time in a century the New York Times physically stopped the presses to publish a new front page notice on the death of Osama … Continue reading

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You Solve the Deficit

The Sunday New York Times has a feature in their Week in Review section called “You Fix the Budget”. I’ve worked out a solution, at least given the parameters in the article. I know that some of you will attack this … Continue reading

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Reasonably Functional vs Unreasonably Dysfunctional House Majorities

I was intrigued by a comment Nate made in his latest (Oct 1) House forecast : [Democrats] have only about a 10 percent chance of holding onto 230 or more seatsin the new Congress, according to the model, which might … Continue reading

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This Day in History

This is my first attempt in a while to post all by my lonesome. The last post I made (“She Blinded Me With Science”) got a bit munged in the translation from my html through the blogging software, so I’m … Continue reading

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Refugee Status

     Yesterday I submitted a post to the NYT site about this blog. It was a straight forward promo and not even slightly on topic, and I was astonished to see it published today. Also, Jean’s only accepted post over there … Continue reading

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Existential Angst

One of the commenters noted that the old 538 blog archive at the New York Times does not include our comments. This is sad. We had quite an entertaining and sometimes provocative dialogue over the years. Now it’s as if we never … Continue reading

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