From the daily archives: Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Governor Blackwell Worth About $7.50

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“Well, Gil, in a budget of $26 billion, anybody who is worth their weight in salt can find $500 million to put against a project that is so vital to our economic vitality.”

Ken Blackwell, September 20th, 2006

Price of Salt: $60/ton
Weight of Ken: 250 lbs

Worth of Ken in salt: $7.50

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Dubya, the Oil President

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So, this is absolutely remarkable. While I am not going to make any claims of causation – or any actual relationship at all – there does seem to be a rather stunning correlation between George W. Bush’s approval ratings and the inverse of gas prices. In other words, when gas prices drop, it seems that Bush’s approval ratings go up.

I’d like to see the raw numbers so I could run an actual statistical correlation test.

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