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Flaws in the Art of Polling

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On the day Eric Cantor’s political career died, a status report showed that he had a 20 to 30 point lead in the polls. It was reported that he spent the morning in a Washington DC coffee shop with lobbyists to deal with issues regarding the national party.  David Carr in the New York Times…
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The Hillary Makeover

ABC’s Diane Sawyer Interviewed Hillary Clinton on TV last week and it seems Clinton is playing coy with the American public as to whether or not she’ll run for president in 2016. And before she even throws her tote bag in the ring, comments are already being tossed about that she’s old and infirm. PEOPLE…
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The South Lacks Self-Awareness

The universe holds many imponderables: Does life have meaning? What is dark matter? Why does the Kardashian family have a TV show? But the great mystery I am rubbing my noggin about today is why, in this country of ours, the states that receive more money from the federal government than they pay in are,…
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One Florida Circus May Be Leavin’ Town

Circus season is winding down here in Florida, but it’s just getting started up in Tallahassee – home to the Florida legislature, the place where good governance goes to die. Mind you, it’s not that the two chambers are the only show around. After all, this is the land where strip clubs offer free flu…
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Countdown Mode: T-Minus Six Months Till Midterm Elections

It’s hard to believe that it has already been a year and a half since the 2012 presidential election, which isn’t to say that not much has happened since then. And while there are two and half years until President Obama’s successor is elected, in just six months there will be a major “referendum” on…
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