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Deep Breaths

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On September 11, 2008
For someone who’s been suffering from what Tim Fernholz describes as “inspired anxiety” for the past week, this is worth reading. Obama is essentially tied in the polls with McCain, even as the Republican senator experiences his convention bounce. These numbers will change with events, especially with the debates, and as the sheen wears off […]

Too Funny

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On September 1, 2008

Just in case there hasn’t been too much coverage of Sarah Palin here, I thought I’d let everyone know that the word on Alaskan Street is that representatives from the McCain camp have dise

Quick Thoughts on Palin

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On August 29, 2008

I’m supposed to be finishing my tenure file today and writing syllabi, but seeing as how my presence here as an Alaskan makes me undeservedly relevant for the next ten minutes, I’ll offer

Envelope Math

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On August 7, 2008

Dan Nexon reaches an unnecessarily modest conclusion at the end of a long post that includes, like, research and math and stuff: [W]hen it comes down to it, I don’t really have much confidence i

Scumbaggery

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On July 28, 2008
Press release this morning from the McCain campaign: For Immediate ReleaseContact: Press OfficeMonday, July 28, 2008703-650-5550ARLINGTON, VA — Today, Chief Warrant Officer (4th class) Michael J. Durant (Ret.) issued the following statement on Barack Obama’s canceled visit to Ramstein and Landstuhl:“Over the last week, Barack Obama made time in his busy schedule to hold a […]

No Jindalicious For Us

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On July 23, 2008

Of course, I’m immensely disappointed that Bobby Jindal will not be introducing his castrating, exorcising, dinosaur-hating, all around weird-ass psychology to a nation desperate for laughs. We

On Causation…

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On July 12, 2008

Nate Silver, 6/25: If the media believes that Barack Obama is ahead by 5 points, then if a new poll comes out next week showing him ahead by 3, it will not get any attention. But if the media believes

Dumber than Dowd

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On June 22, 2008
The box of wine showed up on her doorstep earlier than usual today, and Ann Althouse is already coughing up her soul to Maureen Dowd: But, really, the complaints you hear about Michelle Obama are not about sex, drugs, and rock and roll. They’re about patriotism and racism. Is it really the case that the […]
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