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The Grand Old Sundering

     In the wake of the 2018 election results, there are two conflicting narratives concerning what the outcome of the results really mean. To wit: Either the GOP wasn’t “MAGA” enough and that the voters punished the “establishment” candidates, or that … Continue reading

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Suburban Shift — 2018 Election Aftermath and Postmortem

     After all the sturm und drang, not to mention the plethora of polling calls, political mailers and commercials, and emotional outbursts, the 2018 election is over and in the bag.      My predictions for 2018 were broadly accurate, but I was … Continue reading

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Words To Remember When Voting

     Half a dozen of years ago, I was talking with a scientist who had immigrated from Bulgaria, had lived under Communism, and had become an American citizen. The words she spoke to me still gives me a chill of terror: … Continue reading

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2018 Election Predictions

     It’s prediction time! My “official” prediction for the 2018 election are below. As a preemptive rejoiner to potential critics of previous predictions, I’d like to note that my predictions for Nevada have been highly accurate, with errors being within a … Continue reading

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Nevada Early Vote 2018 (End of Early Voting)

      With the completion of early voting, probably over ⅔ of the vote is already in, with, save for late returning absentees, only election day voters remaining to change things. Since the early vote is the vast majority of the overall … Continue reading

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Nevada Early Vote 2018 (Second Weekend)

     The second and last weekend of early voting has concluded, with the final day of early voting occurring on the Friday immediately preceding election day. The two weekends of early voting, as well as the last day, tend to be … Continue reading

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Nevada Early Vote 2018 (First Full Week)

     The first of two weeks of early voting has finished up, with one more to go. The Democrats early voter lead is only 9021 registered voters, which shrinks by half to 4549, when returned absentees are included.* In comparison, in … Continue reading

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Nevada Early Vote (First Weekend)

Nevada est omnis divisa in partes tres      The state can be divided, as Caeser might say, into three parts: Clark County, which contains Las Vegas and 70% of the states population; Washoe County, which contains Reno and 20% of the … Continue reading

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Censoring the Law?

     Twitter is openly blocking doubleplusungood tweets that utter the phrase “illegal alien“.      Slight problem is that that is an actual term used in actual Federal Law: Does Twitter now ban the plain text of federal law? 8 U.S. Code § … Continue reading

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Kavanaugh Hearings: Verdict First Trial Later

     The Senate Committee holding hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanagaugh have heard from his first, and more credible, of his accusers and from Judge Kavanaugh himself. There were two aspects to the hearing: An inquiry into the veracity … Continue reading

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