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I just came across this old, yet timeless, tale of academic bias: Professor Mike Adams at Univ of North Carolina tried an experiment. He put up a bumper sticker for Clinton-Gore on his office door, which stayed there for 2 years. Even though there is an official policy at UNC that faculty cannot actively campaign […]

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A year ago I wrote that the Republican party would win the presidency, control of the House and control of the Senate. And the reason was very simple: Barack Obama is a political imbecile. More

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Those of you who are worried about the state of the Presidential race and who regard my prediction that Mitt Romney will win by a landslide as more than slightly unhinged might, nonetheless, without abandoning your low opinion of my prescience, take comfort from last night’s post on this subject by Michael Barone.

Michael is a sober fellow — not apt to credit long-term predictions like my own — but he does not find the polls suggesting a wide lead by President Obama nationally or in the swing states plausible, and he knows whereof he speaks. From 1974 to 1981, he worked for Peter Hart as a pollster. When he examines a poll, he knows what to look for under the hood.

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This linked on biggovernment.com this morning, if the Breitbart sites are not on your daily mashup. More

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In my previous post, I pointed out the factually false statement that Ambassador Stevens’ death was connected to protests, contained in a VOA news blurb. Here is a description of what VOA is, if you are unfamiliar with it, from Wikipedia: Voice of America (VOA) is the official external broadcast institution of the United States federal government […]

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It seems like every time you see a pol giving a speech they are in front of a backdrop of “supporters”. Does anyone know when this started? How are these people selected? Is “too stupid to understand I’m being used as stage dressing” a qualification? Who else but politicians would choose to stand in front of a […]

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