I must have missed it, but at some point Slashdot became the Democratic Underground. The absolute hate, bile, and the conspiracy theories found on this discussion thread really make me sad. Some of these people have some real issues, and I hope they are able to come to grips with them. I hope those on […]
According to the Grand Forks Herald, voter turnout was historically high yesterday. The county commissioner estimates that more than 25,000 people voted in Grand Forks county. For a reference, the U.S. Census data for Grand Forks County lists a 2003 population of just under 65,000 people. I wasn’t able to find data sliced by precinct […]
Just got these in the mail today. No, we’re not crazy – only one of them is ours. Our friends are the ones that are crazy.
Thankfully, the election is over except for the formalities. As of this post, Kerry has yet to concede, and is still holding out hope for Ohio. I find it hard to blame him for not conceding quickly after what happened in the 2000 election. However, there is statistically no way for John Kerry to win […]
Throughout this excruciatingly long presidental election (it seems like it’s been going since 2000), I’ve been a frequent reader of blogs and other internet news sources. While reading my favorite blogs, I’ve often had to tell myself to keep my eye on the big picture and to not let the immediate reactions of someone else […]
If I didn’t know better, I’d say that someone is trying to panic the market at Tradesports. Take a look at this: About ten minutes later, President Bush was back up to 40. I don’t know whether to believe that this is a genuine collapse in support for the President, or if someone is trying […]
I recently got back from doing my civic duty by walking the five blocks to my local polling place and voting. I finished up about 9:00 am, and the voting stations were busy, but there was no waiting line. Here in Grand Forks we use a simple paper ballot where we fill in the bubbles. […]