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It’s obvious to everyone that Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has been a spectacular success.  Look at his rallies – tremendous crowds, they all love him.  Everything he says is headline news.  753 more words

Words of the Week

If you’re one of those people who believe words truly have meaning, if you are a “wordsmith” like me, you have got to be shaking your head about now. 393 more words

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Nate Silver's Analysis Exposed

By A. Phillip Charles

Nate Silver is a celebrated American statistician and currently the editor-in-chief of ESPN’s FiveThirtyEight blog and a Special Correspondent for ABC News. 790 more words

Election 2016

Who won the convention ratings war? Depends on who you ask

Does ratings success on one night count more than on three? It depends on the night.

The Democrats took the prize for highest television ratings during their convention in Philadelphia this week, beating the Republican convention’s ratings on three out of four nights. 321 more words

The White People Meter Election Analysis

Dr. Rob Biko Baker and Rosa Clemente joined us for a discussion of Baker’s White People Meter, that method of election analysis, its prediction of a Trump victory and what our response or next steps should be.


How Donald Trump punked America by manipulating our obsession with useless polls

On the morning of July 25, Americans woke up to the news that Donald Trump, fresh off the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, was… 1,020 more words

Is Nate Silver a Liar?


The fivethirtyeight poll that I posted below isn’t the one that Nate Silver is talking about. He’s talking about a “now-cast” poll. He acknowledges that this is bogus. 130 more words