Hello, scary police state. How are you? I must be honest – I really wasn’t hoping to see you around here anytime soon. I can’t say I’m surprised, given the rampant fear mongering and obsession with security. All I ask that you at least reach for the Tazer before the gun.
D.C. police will seal off entire neighborhoods, set up checkpoints and kick out strangers under a new program that D.C. officials hope will help them rescue the city from its out-of-control violence.
Under an executive order expected to be announced today, police Chief Cathy L. Lanier will […]Full Story... →
We’ve seen these kinds of charts before, but this one is especially good; it shows where Clinton and Obama got their support, when, and explains the why (as much as they can, anyway). Very interesting.
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What’s interesting is how strongly Obama performed in urban areas, with three or four notable exceptions: largely Hispanic areas in the Southwest (like LA), South Florida, Appalachia, and Boston (?). Clinton’s showing in New York is not at all surprising, of course, and I expect that Obama will do just fine there in the general.
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