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Category Archives: 2008 Election
Predicting When Gay Marriage Becomes Legal in each State
At fivethirtyeight.com (the same site that predicted which state would go for Obama or McCain in the 2008 election), they have also come up with a model and formula to predict when each state will vote against the marriage ban. … Continue reading
Posted in 2008 Election, News, Rights, Same-Sex 1 Comment
More options for the 2008 Election
Confused on who to vote for? Are you tired of just the Democratic or Republican choices, but you’re not quite sure what the other candidates stand for in these “other” parties? Have no fear, take this quiz and you’ll see … Continue reading
Posted in 2008 Election, Government, Politics 5 Comments
Need a “Totally Awesome” Governor anyone?
You won’t believe who’s running for Governor in Utah on the Libertarian ticket. Check it out here. And just to show you that it’s not a gimmick, check it here. I was shocked, yet not surprised.
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2004 Election in Retrospect for this Election
Check out the election in 2004: Obviously, Bush won that election. Now during that election, the main issue that got people interested was the War. The War on Terror and the War in Iraq had an interest of the public … Continue reading
Posted in 2008 Election, Experts, Government, Health, Politics 4 Comments
Predicting the Election
Here’s a new site that I’ll post on the side as well. It’s fivethirtyeight.com. The site was founded by a baseball statistician. With statistics, one tries to find the probabilities and possibilities of future events. Baseball is loaded with statistics … Continue reading
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Palin’s View on Abortion
Gov. Sarah Palin has received a lot of heat for being really extreme on her view of abortion. Just to recap, Palin’s view is that abortion is impermissible except for cases where the mother’s health or life is on the … Continue reading
Posted in 2008 Election, Abortion, Ethics, Paper Topic, Politics 5 Comments
24-Hour News Network: Where’s the News?
I enjoy Steven Colbert at The Colbert Report, and he said some interesting things to say about the 24-hour news programs when he was interviewed in Entertainment Weekly: There’s not more news now than there was when we were kids. … Continue reading
Posted in 2008 Election, Government, News, Politics, Postmodernism 7 Comments
With the first debates over, I’m letting this post be open to discuss anything about the upcoming 2008 election. You can discuss economics, foreign policy, health care, whatever. If you want, you can even discuss upcoming local and state issues … Continue reading
Posted in 2008 Election, Economics, Government, Health, Politics 24 Comments
Epicurus on Politics: So What?
Epicurus, known as the founder of Hedonism, says a lot about how the meaning of life is to aim for pleasure. But this isn’t crude pleasure, these are the finest pleasures: music, intellectual creativity, food, friends and family. When I … Continue reading
Posted in 2008 Election, Epicurus, Ethics, Government, Politics Tagged Epicurus 14 Comments
Who’s a Good Pick for VP in the 2008 Election?
Ok, it’s time to get political. Who would you say is the best VP candidate for the presidential candidates this year? For the Republicans, I think the best choice that McCain can do is Mitt Romney. He’s pretty popular in … Continue reading
Posted in 2008 Election, Government, Health, Mormons, Politics 14 Comments