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February 22nd, 2013
By Dan Miller Low information voters have the most fun. They must, since they are the majority and the majority rules. Therefore, what interests them is the most important. One small step for FLOTUS, a giant leap for humankind. Swoon, ye peasants, swoon! Bangs are in and that’s important. Ipse dixit.
December 4th, 2012
By Dan Miller Arguments that appeal to reason rarely appeal to emotion. Nor do they appeal to uninformed voters who are not interested. Can we have better informed and more rational voters? Democrats realize that rational thought does not appeal to many voters and Republicans have yet to understand that emotional appeals beat rational appeals. [...]
November 15th, 2012
By Dan Miller Will anything of them remain? That’s up to us. On November 8th, the day after the election returns were known, The Mad Jewess posted this 1968 YouTube video. She wrote, “It is the song of the once great America, a nation that is now gone with the wind.” I felt much the [...]
November 7th, 2012
By Jan Barry The young woman walked up to the closed, dark community center and burst into tears. “Where can I vote?” she said to an older woman standing in the virtually empty parking lot. “This is my first time.” And so began a conversation among strangers that led to my being asked to drive [...]
October 3rd, 2012
By Dan Miller If so, we need to find it very soon NOW. I am posting this before tonight’s debate because I don’t think that will cause much change for the better. I hope I am wrong.
September 23rd, 2012
By Dan Miller This Howard Stern show features interviews with some ordinary folk who are likely to vote their gut feelings this year, having nothing else to help them to decide. Maybe they are right and the pro-life “Obama-Ryan” ticket will eventually result in the prohibition of abortion and the capture of Osama bin-Laden.
May 10th, 2011
By Dan Miller Just a few reasons we get the worst governments we are ready to tolerate. (Read part one here.) “Single issue” voters often lose sight of the bigger issues that embrace their often reasonable but always smaller ones. This makes it very difficult to get the country back to basics and deal adequately [...]
April 19th, 2011
By Tom Carter Which do you want first — the bad news on the economy or the worse news? OK, the bad news is that our economy continues to swirl around the drain, and it’s inexorably glugging away. Witness, for example, that Standard & Poor’s has just affirmed the U.S. government’s AAA credit rating, but [...]
September 6th, 2010
By Tom Carter
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