Monthly Archives: February 2008

Democrats: The Problem of Pennsylvania

When I registered in Kentucky, I faced a dilemma. Illinois has an election-day open primary. Sure, according to the official rules you has to declare a party to vote in a primary. But, and it’s a big qualifier, you can … Continue reading

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Democrats: The Strife is O’er, the Battle Done

Yes, I know that title makes little immediate sense. For a few of you, it’s an Easter hymn in Lent. For most of you, it’s that the primary process is nowhere near over. Given the closeness of the contest between … Continue reading

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What does the President do?

In an effort to think about the upcoming Presidential race, I decided to examine the stated duties in the primary source, the US Constitution. As you may or may not remember, the Executive Branch comes second, after the Congress, and … Continue reading

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At the Edge of the Bell Curve

I spent part of MLK Day Weekend reading the entire archive of xkcd, a webcomic so funny it immediately made the newly reorganized blogroll. It’s not for everyone, though. Let me repeat the warning: Warning: this comic occasionally contains strong … Continue reading

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