NOVEMBER 3, 2012 3:15PM

How Can Romney Possibly Win?

How Can Romney Win? -- Part 1
By the Numbers
Wanna Bet?

I believe this map is identical to Nate Silver's 538 right now, with leaners going to the stronger candidate.

play with it and you'll see it's really tough to find ways for Romney to wi… Read full post »

OCTOBER 23, 2012 8:19PM

If you're for Romney, what now?

It's gone.
Like a warm, southerly zephyr that arrives unexpectedly, then vanishes in an instant.

It came sometime after the 2nd Debate and remained until late yesterday afternoon.
Subtle -- not strong enough to be measured, but no less real.

"What-if" scenarios were posited on left-liberal websites l… Read full post »

Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin

Debbie Wasserman-Schultz and Bill Clinton have done the advance work.
Don't see how Obama can pass up a trip to WI, especially since he was in the Twin-Cities yesterday.

Now it's bases loaded, 2 out, bottom of the 9th, the game's on the line.
Only four possible outcomes:

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Editor’s Pick
MAY 21, 2012 6:41PM

Boom or Swoon for Obama in June? 3 Days Decide


     Normally, you don't think of June as a big political month, not even in an election year.   Of course, there are several primaries and caucuses scheduled during the month.   But we already know Mitt Romney will be the Republican nominee… Read full post »

It's Good to Be Obama

Right now President Obama is having a pretty easy time of it, waiting for the various Repubs to get "voted off the island."
That's how he put it to Jay Leno on the Tonight Show.

If you support Obama, you have to

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DECEMBER 31, 2011 7:54PM

12 Predictions for 2012

12 Predictions for 2012 

Some for better, some for worse, and some just for fun,

Here are my thoughts and picks for 2012, roughly in chronological order.

Let’s see how these look a year from now…

(I'll put correct pix in bold as year progresses)

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OCTOBER 23, 2011 6:52PM

Hillary in 2012? Call me nuts, but...

It happened again today.
Appearing with top-billing over Ron Paul on Meet The Press,  Sec. of State Hillary Clinton said she's "out of politics."
And I believe her.  
For today.

Hillary has been in the news a lot this past month.
You'd expect that in conjunction with news of Khaddafi's death an… Read full post »

OCTOBER 22, 2011 3:46PM

Turning 9-9-9 Progressive

We can turn 9-9-9 into a progressive tax system very simply.

1) 9% sales tax: exclude groceries, meds, rents, utilities.
That's where the poor spend most of their dollars.
(A reminder: 9-9-9 eliminates regressive payroll taxes, thus removing a huge impediment to hiring.)
Taxing consumption instead of
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OCTOBER 10, 2011 8:14PM

Too Big to Fail? Too Big to Begin With!

Now's the time to use anti-trust action to break up the big banks and insurance companies.

“Too-Big-to-Fail"  is "Too-Big-to-Begin-With!”

I’ve been blogging this idea about for well over 2 years (including letters to all my reps + Obama & Biden, several times… Read full post »