“At the end of the day, it’s a question of whether a nonbinding signature on an outdated and worthless pledge written 26 years ago is more important than preventing the nation from completely going to hell. I just don’t know what to do here.”
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Okay, it's The Onion, but the conversation with our soon-to-be Congressman still rings true.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Friday, November 16, 2012
Paul asked me to create these maps to show how blue/red states compare in terms of federal dollars received. Using some fairly old taxfoundation.org data and laying it beside the 2012 blue/red state map shows that while they may talk the talk, a lot of red states really don't walk the walk—in case you had any doubt. So-called "Welfare States" in green take more than they pay in. "Donor States" give more than they get. Rhode Island comes out even.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
I think the fact that our conservative little election district went 3 for 2 for Obama, with a turnout of 74%, indicates something about the general electorate's feelings about Romney. I'm just not sure what those feelings were. But we'll take it.