Occassionally I am right

Every now and then, it is nice to see outside confirmation that I can occassionally get things right. Newsweek in an article on Iraq’s political and security arrangements has an interesting nugget: A four-star general who declined to be identified discussing a confidential conversation told of this...

A Simple reminder on Metrics

Metrics are useful things as they convey concise information and allow comparisons between actual and ideal situations fairly easily. However they are easily manipulated. Housing Bubble Casualty notes how the California Association of Realtors is playing with their metrics: The minimum household income...

Where are the brigades?

Just saw this over at Steve Gilliard’s blog, from the Guardian: Point one of the strategy calls for an increase rather than a decrease in overall US force levels inside Iraq, possibly by as many as 20,000 soldiers. This figure is far fewer than that called for by the Republican presidential hopeful,...

Reducing Lieberman’s Leverage

Joe Lieberman (narcistists for CT) is looking to continue his core political competency of extracting political rent from the Democratic Party to his own positions. Hey, he won the election, that is his right, but the Democratic Party has a few simple tools it can use to reduce Lieberman’s leverage....

Canvassing Updates

Okay just a couple of quick things on Get out the Vote: Hard money candidate advocacy canvassing opportunity opening up this weekend helping out Jason Altmire win over Missy Hart.They’re looking for people to do at least 2 days min 6 hrs/day @$12/hr. The max is 4 days at 11 hours per day.When:...

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