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The Sting-Part 1

I was always taught a simple thing. Never juggle numbers, as they are sharp little buggers that tend to slip at the last moment and slice your fingers off. 607 more words

The Internet Can't Overcome The Laws Of (Political) Science

Brendan Nyhan does God’s Work by shooting another 3rd Party Fantasy.  What amazes me is how veteran reporters don’t even understand the basics of Political Science 101- 185 more words


One Way Forward by Lawrence Lessig Part Two

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Political groups like the Tea Party Patriots and Occupy Wall Street do not have a common end, only a common enemy – corruption. It is generally legal corruption, in which money indirectly buys power in the government. 864 more words

Lawrence Lessig

Americans Elect Submits Gov. Gary Johnson To Oklahoma Presidential Ballot


August 8, 2012, Santa Fe, NM — The nonpartisan organization Americans Elect has submitted the names of presidential electors to the Oklahoma State Board of Elections who have pledged to support former New Mexico Governor and Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson for President and Judge Jim Gray for Vice President. 178 more words

Gary Johnson

Americans' Elect, a movement for a third political party, surrenders to apathy

Americans’ Elect was a political group designed to use the power of the internet to unite voters behind a third party movement in American politics. Yet in May 2012, the group – despite making the presidential ballot in 25 states – abruptly announced that it was ending its effort. 186 more words

Click Out The Vote: With Americans Elect Gone, What Happens To The Electors?

It would turn out to be the column that launched a thousand ships.

In July of last year, Thomas Friedman, from his perch on The New York Times… 1,548 more words

Ron Paul

Tweets From The Trail: The Wright Stuff

Today, political types were focused on Rev. Wright, remembering Americans Elect and having elevated discussion. Here’s our roundup of the day’s best Tweets from the campaign trail. 170 more words

Jeremiah Wright