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Can Government Spending Stimulate the Economy

Can Government Spending Stimulate the Economy

Thursday, December 17, 2009 19:58

During the passage of the most recent stimulus bill there was much debate over if the government spending even has the possibility of being effective.  This debate continues today, largely along partisan lines, so I was curious if there is any empirical evidence to support the ...

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A Country of Purple

A Country of Purple

Sunday, November 16, 2008 8:42

Mark Newman from Physics department at the University of Michigan took the time to create some interesting visualizations of the election data.  The goal was to provide a  graphic that better reflects the actual vote in the country.  Here are a couple examples below, for the rest visit his site ...

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Excellent Map Tool

Excellent Map Tool

Friday, November 14, 2008 13:53

The site http://show.mappingworlds.com/ has put together some great visualizations of information.  They take statistics such as population, GDP, illiteracy, cause of death (AIDS), legal abortions measured by country and re size the country to reflect that number.  It is both a cool and effective way to present data, some ...

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The Best Candidate Comparision Site I Have Seen

Friday, October 10, 2008 7:31

Below are some excerpts from the best candidate comparision site I have yet to see.  This is just a little bit of what you can find on the site, I encourage everbody to check it out.  Thank you LaterSkater for sending this site to me. Who is winning The presidential election is decided ...

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Why we Need the Bailout

Wednesday, October 1, 2008 2:09

First I want to recognize Chris for all of the research he put into this post, thank you. I also want to thank LaterSkater for your forwards and and a preemptive thank you for helping me not to assault the English language with my grammar. I think there are a ...

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Economic Performance by Party in the White House

Monday, September 22, 2008 11:06

The Republican and Democratic parties each have a brand that helps to define what people believe they represent.  One of the strong Republican brand attributes is the notion that ...

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What HAS Sarah Palin done?

Wednesday, September 17, 2008 22:44

A lot has been said about what Sarah Palin has or has not done, some of it conflicting.  Personally I wanted a clear picture and thought others might as well.  I used Wikipedia as a jumping off point for my research, read through several pages of sources and sifted through ...

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Does Age Really Matter

Friday, September 12, 2008 22:03

After doing the analysis of experience I was curious if age has an impact on Presidential performance.  An explanation of how the Presidents were ranked can be found on the "Does Experience Really Matter" post.  The .xls I used for the analysis is available at the bottom of the post ...

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The facts about the McCain and Obama Tax Plans

Friday, September 5, 2008 12:25

I think there is more confusion around the candidate’s proposed tax plans than any other issue in the election. The confusion stems from the Republican brand of being the party of lower taxes, a poor job by Democrats and the media of presenting the facts and misrepresentations by Republicans. Below is ...

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