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The Politics Around Here

Kansas holds a primary one week from today, and the state is already awash in politics. Yard signs are proliferating, the mailbox is full of fliers, the pitchmen for identity theft protection agencies and the guy from the Good Feet Store have been chased off the talk radio airwaves by campaign commercials, and some of the races are intriguingly nasty. 1,334 more words

Politics

On Margins and Disruption

Which industries have the highest net margins?

Exactly the ones you’d expect – financial services, IT, media, tobacco, pharmaceuticals, alcoholic beverages.

What’s more striking is how low net margins across most industries are. 236 more words

Technology

Americans don't like the Congresspeople of their own districts

Approval ratings of U.S. congress have been stuck at single digits or low double digits for years. However, Americans tend to like Congresspeople elected in their own districts and states more than they like Congress as a whole. 161 more words

Elections

Incumbents Win In Md. Congressional Races

BALTIMORE (AP/WJZ) — Maryland’s eight members of Congress were nominated to serve new terms after facing mostly little-known and poorly funded challengers in Tuesday’s primary. 550 more words

News

WHAT I LEARNED FROM VOLUNTEERING ON A POLITICAL CAMPAIGN

 This past year, I worked on a local campaign for a non-partisan candidate who had never run for office. It gave me some insight into politics and the problems people face if  they try to unseat an incumbent or not be affiliated with a political party. 874 more words

Personal

Tip 50!

From my Coca-Cola experience:

In every product market in the world, as in the world of politics, there are leaders and followers; there are incumbents and insurgents. 43 more words

Coca-cola

Incumbents without challengers

KIMT News 3 – Most voters will be making their vote for a Republican or a Democrat this fall, but some in Minnesota will not have both options. 197 more words

Minnesota