Tagged: voting

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The Revenge Cycle, On Repeat

The same folks who are never satisfied no matter the outcome drive the ones with the most to lose away from their only mechanism of being heard.

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Ballots Behind Bars

Prisoners may not pay taxes, but they do live in full service complexes with close ties to all levels of government, dependent on the funding and mechanisms of government at all levels.

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About Last Night: Election Day Thread

Yesterday was America’s Election Day. Several candidates are running for office. It is estimated that upwards of some, and perhaps several, people will cast their votes by the time the polls close. These votes will be cast for candidates, all of whom generally agree with one another and simply want to work together.

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Ordinary World 5 Nov 2018

Your Ordinary World for this Midterm Election eve Monday, with links to perspectives on politics and the voting to come.

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Election Day for Primary Voters

Two Senate primaries in WV and IN, along with the primary for the Governors race in Ohio, are among the issues voters go to the polls for on this primary election day.

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Vote Your Conscience

I will do my best to be brief. I am voting today. But I am not voting for President Obama. I urge everyone else not to vote for him as well. I will do my...

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Briefly, On The Rational Consumption Of Coffee

Rose Woodhouse’s excellent post about voting and economic rationality once again rekindled my own interest in the idea that we as human beings are capable of deciding upon the rationality of another person’s decisions....

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What’s the Matter with New York?

Two months ago, which is, like, 49 months in blog-months, Kevin Drum suggested there was a very good essay to be written called “Why People Hate Liberals.” This is not that essay. But it reminded me...

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What the Evidence Says about Strategic Voting in Open Primaries

~by James Hanley There’s been some interesting discussion here lately about the potential for, and legitimacy of, strategic voting in open primaries, in response to two posts by the surprisingly controversial Tod Kelly Although...

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