From the daily archives:

Saturday, September 27, 2008

Congress Needs to Go

September 27, 2008

With the current mess that is the Democrat-controlled congress, and still living in the shadows of what was a dysfunctional Republican congress just two years ago, The Anchoress posted today an old column that was written back in the 1980s by Charlie Reese, entitled The 545 people responsible for all U.S. Woes.  In it, he writes about [...]

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Is America Shifting Left?

September 27, 2008

Michael Barone makes the case in a recent article that this coming election may be an inflection point in American politics, much as the 1930s when there was a shift towards the idea that government could solve problems, and again in the 1980s when there was a shift to the idea that government is the problem.  [...]

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McCain’s Debate Win

September 27, 2008

Focus groups are a double edged sword. On the one hand, focus groups are more useful than properly-conducted polls because they allow us to explore the reasons behind people’s thoughts in greater depth than a properly-conducted poll does. On the flip side, the small sample size one gets in a focus groups makes them highly [...]

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Luntz Focus Group = Obama Wins

September 27, 2008

Frank Luntz’s focus group had a number of things to say last night after the first Presidential debate between McCain and Obama.  Here’s the video link. Most of the group of undecided voters generally liked what Obama had to say more than McCain.  I was put off by their focus on Obama’s style and empty [...]

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