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Just Planning My Evening…

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On October 24, 2008
If everything goes as predicted by the current chart at 538, and if state are called within an hour of poll closings, then Obama will reach 270 sometime between 9 and 10pm EST. Time McCain Obama 7:00 31 27 7:30 36 47 8:00 69 185 8:30 75 200 9:00 139 286 If Indiana, North Carolina, […]

Big Ten Goes Blue

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On October 23, 2008

I fear that this is too good to be true: Illinois Obama 61% McCain 32% Indiana Obama 51% McCain 41% Iowa Obama 52% McCain 39% Michigan Obama 58% McCain 36% Minnesota Obama 57% McCain 38% Ohio Obama 53

Poetic justice? You betcha!

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On October 20, 2008

El Tinklenberg, who is running for the Minnesota congressional seat currently occupied by professional lunatic Michele Bachmann, saw his campaign bring in nearly half a million dollars in the 24 hours

LGM Offical Endorsement

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On October 16, 2008
I think I can speak for everyone here at LGM in saying that we have, at long last, arrived at an endorsement decision. After much consideration and debate, Lawyers, Guns and Money heartily endorses Senator John Sidney McCain for the office of President of the United States, and Governor Sarah Palin for Vice President.. Ahem. […]

Let Them All Talk

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On September 23, 2008

I agree that as long as the plan that passes is acceptable, the fact that Republicans will run against Dems for passing it isn’t a big deal. (Just as they shouldn’t even consider Bush̵

The politics of energy policy

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On August 27, 2008
Some explanation for my off the cuff remark about energy policy. Here’s why I’m not sold on focusing on energy policy as a centerpiece of the electoral strategy. I think it’ll penetrate the minds of voters in roughly this manner: Obama/Democratic message: renewables, efficiency, multiple sources, green collar jobs, blah blah blah McCain/Republican message: renewables, […]

The Obvious Proved

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On July 26, 2008
Shockingly, the Clinton logic that because Obama performed worse against her in the Democratic primary among Hispanics that he was therefore doomed to struggle against them in the general turns out to be faulty. Why, the next thing you know you’ll tell me that Clinton would have gotten more than 10% of the African-American vote […]

Shocking

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On July 2, 2008

Wow, it’s almost as if projecting performance among various demographic groups in a general election based on results from a primary election is completely illogical! The next thing you know, yo

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