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January 04, 2018 |
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Batting .633 in baseball is terrific, but merely adequate in the forecasting game. On Jan. 4 of last year, I made 30 predictions for 2017. Nineteen were correct. A gimme: President Trump tweeted often (more than 2,300 times).  ...
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December 28, 2017 |
Polling News
Today Republicans are at the lowest standing a year out from a Midterm Election than they have been in two decades, according to CNN polling.  Only 38% of voters say they are more likely to support the Republican Party next year, while 56% say they are mo...
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December 28, 2017 |
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As the year’s remaining days dwindle away, let us remember some who left this life in 2017. Michael Novak was a kind, brilliant Catholic philosopher whose majestic 1982 book, “The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism,” made a powerful case that free men and...
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December 21, 2017 |
Polling News
According to Gallup’s daily tracking of presidential job approval ratings, only 36% of Americans approve of the job President Donald Trump is doing while 59% disapprove. ...
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December 21, 2017 |
Worth Noting
The distribution tables from the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) for the tax reform bill passed by Congress give the lie to Democratic claims that the legislation is a big tax cut for the 1% and the shaft for the middle class. According to my for...
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December 21, 2017 |
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The White House “is planning a full-throttle campaign to plunge the president into the midterm elections,” according to the Washington Post. Aides insist that President Trump “wants to travel extensively and hold rallies” and “is looking forward to spendi...
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December 14, 2017 |
Polling News
For the first time in 25 years, Alabamians elected a Democrat to the U.S. Senate.  How did Doug Jones win?  According to exit polls, he turned out African American voters (who made up 29% of the electorate, with 96% voting for Mr. Jones) and women (who ma...
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December 14, 2017 |
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In the interest of full disclosure: Since Nov. 30, my face has appeared on nearly a score of email fundraising appeals from Roy Moore —and not, as you might have guessed, in a positive light. My mug was sandwiched between Hillary Clinton and Gloria Allred...

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