Lessons from the 2013 Cuccinelli Race

Exit Polling Analysis for 2013 VA Governor’s Race Summary For Republicans, a focus on the economy, Obamacare, positive messaging, strong fundraising, a strong campaign and avoidance of extremist labels seems to be a good move forward. The unmarried demographic, in particular females, also require careful attention. Other parties have major lessons to be learned here … Read more Lessons from the 2013 Cuccinelli Race

Why Cuccinelli Can Win Virginia

This article will discuss the realistic possibility of Cuccinelli winning the VA governor’s race and exactly how that could happen. For I while there I thought this wasn’t a race at all. Cuccinelli was in the 30%s of vote share at one time and I was beginning to see online targeted ads from McCauliffe. Usually … Read more Why Cuccinelli Can Win Virginia

Conservatism in Media and Pop Culture

In this article I will argue that there are at least a few strong and current examples of conservatism in media and pop culture, although I will not by any means arguing about its degree. While I am not going to argue that liberalism is the major driver of media and pop culture in this … Read more Conservatism in Media and Pop Culture

Snowden, Manning, Assange…Breitbart?

Politically far right writer, and I say that in the best possible way, Victoria Jackson has recently written this article claiming that the US government may have assassinated two other far right media figures, Andrew Breitbart and Michael Hastings. I have written previously that free flow of information is both necessary to the optimal society … Read more Snowden, Manning, Assange…Breitbart?

Top 3 Worst Facebook Political Equivications

Sometimes people say things during a political conversation and my brain explodes. “Does not compute does not compute…!” Then I realize, wait, the reason someone thinks, for example, that oil subsidies are a conservative idea, is because of a simple misconception. A fallacy of equivocation. Here are my top 3 political false equivocations for the … Read more Top 3 Worst Facebook Political Equivications

Trading the News and Bitcoin

In mid December I invested in Bitcoins. In the past month they have jumped from #13.3 to $14.2 each in value according to this reliable source. This is not just volatility in my view. It is part of a longer term trend. Why? That’s what this article is about. In foreign exchange, which I have … Read more Trading the News and Bitcoin