Daily Archives: November 7, 2006

The Implosion Begins

Untitled document Oh sure, Virginia has now gone very, very slightly to Webb (that 3,000 vote margin shifted). But really, honest, it's all about Ned. Honest. But the wave of Democratic victory that is happening across the country would not … Continue reading

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Senate Down To The Wire

Untitled document Steele is still not conceding as I write this. Allen looks like he is still holding, but barely. (Around 3,000 votes separate. Recount WILL be in the future). Talent is holding. Montana is a coin toss. So, the … Continue reading

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Rollercoaster

Untitled document Well, the media has already begun calling races based on exit polling and a minuscule number of actual counts. So this will be a lot of correction and swing all evening long. I won't blog anything on exit … Continue reading

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Baquet Resigns From LA Times

Untitled document Los Angeles Times Editor Dean Baquet has resigned from the paper following a dispute with the owners of the paper over planned cost cutting measures. Baquet will be replaced Monday by James O'Shea, the managing editor of the … Continue reading

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First Article About Exit Polls

Untitled document The Associated Press has a screaming headline that says "Exit polls show Democrats favored". And there is no – not one bit – of real data to back that assertion up. None. All 435 House seats were on … Continue reading

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Cleaning Up The Election Process

Untitled document Glenn Reynolds has an article up over at TCS Daily where he preemptively calls for cleaning up the election system to make it more transparent before the 2008 elections. Frankly, when you have a politician who might be … Continue reading

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So Far Voting Problems Appear Limited

Untitled document There have been a lot of small problems reported so far today, but all in all they are not sounding really bad so far. There may be a few places where polling hours are going to be extended … Continue reading

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What Is American Culture?

Untitled document The Anchoress asks and answers a question. And the answer can be found in Bugs Bunny. Tweet

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66 Years Ago Today

Untitled document The Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapsed in a windstorm. It also provided some of the best newsreel footage of the day. You can see a video clip of the motion the bridge was going through shortly before collapsing here. … Continue reading

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They Know Better. We Should, Too.

Untitled document The New Hampshire Union-Leader editorial on supporting the troops. The are commenting on the Washington Post article from yesterday that revealed the feelings of the troops in Iraq. Maj. Gen. Benjamin Mixon, commander of Multinational Division North and … Continue reading

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RCP: Too Close To Call

Untitled document The Real Clear Politics blog is now saying it is quite possible that the Republicans can hold both chambers if everything breaks the right way. Which of course means that if you had plans to sit this election … Continue reading

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Dad In A Can

Untitled document You know, I have mementos around the house from my Grandmother and my Mom. Little things that remind me of them, I suspect most people have similar things, just little keepsakes. I never considered keeping the ultimate keepsake, … Continue reading

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Big Plane, Big Problems

Untitled document FedEx has just canceled orders for 10 Airbus A-380 aircraft due to delays in delivery. If this is the start of a trend, the company may well be in even worse shape than it already is in a … Continue reading

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Bombings In Mexico City

Untitled document A coalition of various guerrilla groups has set off three bombs (so far) in Mexico City. Nobody was injured (so far) but several other devices were defused before they could explode. A coalition of resistance groups claimed responsibility, … Continue reading

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Panama Wins UNSC Seat

Untitled document Both Venezuela and Guatemala withdrew from the race in favor of the compromise candidate. Panama was elected right away by a large majority. Panama got 164 votes in the 192-member U.N. General Assembly, more than the 120 needed … Continue reading

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