Monthly Archives: July 2009

Obama’s Top Priorities

Below is a list of what, in my view, the most important to-dos on the president’s lengthy to-do list are. Of course I could be a smart aleck and just put – 1. THE ECONOMY 2. THE ECONOMY 3. THE … Continue reading

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Analyzing Swing States: Florida, Part 4

This is the fourth part of a series of posts analyzing the swing state Florida. The last part can be found here. The Miami Metropolis Diverse, populous, sun-baked – south Florida is far different from the rest of the state. … Continue reading

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Gategate

By which, of course, I’m referring to the incident with Henry Gates, a Harvard professor who was arrested at his own home in suspicion of breaking in and subsequently accused the police officer of racial profiling. Was there racial profiling? … Continue reading

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Analyzing Swing States: Florida, Part 3

This is the third part of a series of posts analyzing the swing state Florida. Part four can be found here. The I-4 Corridor If there is a holy grail of Florida politics, it is winning the I-4 corridor. This … Continue reading

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Paying for Health Care

One of the most important health care reforms would be to get rid an inefficient, outdated tax exemption that is still a fundamental part of U.S. policy. This is how it works. If a company provides health insurance to its … Continue reading

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Analyzing Swing States: Florida, Part 2

This is the second part of a series of posts analyzing the swing state Florida. Part three can be found here. Florida can be considered as three regions distinct in culture, economics, and voting patterns. Northern Florida is deep red; … Continue reading

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Analyzing Swing States: Florida, Part 1

This is the first part of a series of posts analyzing the swing state Florida. Part two can be found here. In 2008, Illinois Senator Barack Obama won Colorado by 9.0%, Florida by 2.8%, and Indiana by 1.0%. Guess which … Continue reading

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