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Analysis: Four More Years

Jefferson's Ghost Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 11:46 AM
Get out of debt, and stay out. Build up your own rainy day supply of food and money, because the current government is already over-extened and will not be able to help you when times get tough(er).
Robin311 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 11:49 AM
Thanks for those suggestions, JGW. We're also looking at alternatives for consumption of electricity as well.

Just wondering what other Conservatives are looking at and the ideas they might have, that's all.

A few stray thoughts and observations in the aftermath of the 2012 election -- on substance, process, and tactics:

(1) The polls were broadly right, both at the state and national levels -- a dichotomy that I believed to be unlikely in the extreme as recently as yesterday morning.  The electorate ended up being D+6, nearly on par with 2008, and six points better than the 2010 midterms.  I was wrong about this, as were a good number of other observers.  The 2012 party ID figures from Gallup and Rasmussen upon which my assumptions were based were...

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