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Early Tea Leaves?

naacp_now Wrote: Nov 06, 2012 7:17 PM
You work in a defense contracting company with cushy no-bid contractors using obsolete engineering skills making the big bucks. You get let go from your cushy job at the cushy defense contracting firm, will you salary be 'marked to market' in the truly dreaded private sector? You eat too much over the holidays. You weigh yourself after the holidays. Do you weigh the same as before or will the scale 'mark' you to 'market?' You used to be a fine long distance runner. Over time you gain weight and forget to exercise. You run again, you will be 'mark' you to 'market.'

Election Day is typically rather frustrating for political junkies because "today's the day!" quickly gives way to "ugh, the polls don't close for hours."  In the interim, we latch onto reports of voting disruptions and anecdotal turnout reports, which are promptly spun into  broader lessons about what to expect later that night.  Most of it amounts to frivolous time-fillers.  To help pass the time, let's see if we can examine a few tea leaves as voters head to the polls:

(1) As Kevin noted last night, the tiny town of Dixville Notch, NH cast the first votes on...

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