Daily Archive: August 29, 2012

But I Trust the News

Via HuffPo: Yahoo News’ Washington bureau chief David Chalian was fired on Wednesday after a hot-mic incident during an online broadcast from the GOP convention in Tampa. … During the broadcast, Chalian can be...

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The League Of Ordinary Fantasy Football (UPDATED)

Please join up for this year’s fantasy football league! Sign up here, using the password tombradysbabygoat. If you have difficulty locating the page, it’s Yahoo Fantasy Football league no. 627721. The winner of the fantasy...

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The Most Interesting Congressional Race In 2012…

…may very well be in Arizona’s new Ninth Congressional District, which wraps around the eastern side of Phoenix like a crescent, including much of Tempe and parts of Scottsdale, Mesa, Chandler, and Paradise Valley. If...

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Signaling

Imagine license plates existed starting in 1765. The post image means something, yes?  If you’re John Adams and you’re trotting down the road on the way to drop off a letter to The Boston...

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Why Politicians Lie

Winning a two-candidate election in which voters can be plotted on a spectrum will require winning the median voter. This is a well-known result in political science. We usually think of the median voter...