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Projection Change: South Dakota (EC)

There is a new poll out yesterday which placed the POTUS race in South Dakota as a statistical tie, 47-43 for McCain. This is a state that gave 60% of its votes, twice, for...

Metaphor for Taking A Job for Granted

The SG blogs and the student newspaper at my alma mater are all atwitter over two SG officials being allowed to keep their jobs while pretending they can do their work from another location...

What Opposition Parties Do

So, a new kid in the SG blogosphere is taking up the contrary, pro-FBK position against TheRadikal.com. And in their latest posting, Swamp South Lawn takes the opposition Orange & Blue Party to task...

Electoral College Projection: O 256, M 205

As I promised, I’ve outlined my own Electoral College projection to accompany my Senate projections from last week. I’ve tilted states as much as I thought they’d go, to minimize tossups. But anything in...

Ancient Mysteries

For among the many excellent and indeed divine institutions which your Athens has brought forth and contributed to human life, none, in my opinion, is better than those mysteries. For by their means we...

McXerox Picks Wrong Slogan… Again

As Andrew Sullivan (who shares an interest in British politics) noted, McCain has adopted a new slogan: “Don’t Hope for a Better Life, Vote for One” Never mind that it’s kind of long and...

Hancock

A drunk, surly superhero. An idealist PR man. The city of Los Angeles threatening to sue if the superhero doesn’t turn himself in for rehab. Such is the setup for the new movie, “Hancock”,...