Category Archives: America is Center Right

Creatures of Habit

Everyone falls into habits. You develop routines – stuff you do on autopilot every day, like loading the coffee-maker thing the night before and locking the front door, and perhaps going through the sections of the newspaper the next morning … Continue reading

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The Angry and Entirely Fictional Hidden Majority

There is this odd video clip – Bill O’Reilly as a guest on Jon Stewart’s Daily show, explaining to a quite skeptical Stewart that America is really a center-right nation, and in January, when Obama becomes president, Obama had better … Continue reading

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Dealing With Those Who Have Come Up Short

As Duncan Black is fond of saying, the plural of anecdote is not data. Don’t believe him.   A week after Barack Obama won the presidency the media was full of the idea that, come January when he takes office, … Continue reading

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