Rants, Raves, and Rhetoric v4

Tag: elections

  • Review: The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion

    The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt My rating: 5 of 5 stars Back in 2012, I took the Moral Foundations Questionnaire test. So almost five years later, I finally got around to reading the book that explains it. Since it is now Facebook integrated, I kind […]

  • TED Talk: Picking apart the puzzle of racism in elections

    By Nate Silver A less than convincing point… The list of states with voters reporting a racial bias only well matches the Obama-Clinton difference map because Nate draws the audience to the states he’s picking on: Arkansas, Louisiana, Tennessee, Kentucky, and West Virginia (5 hits). He totally ignores the strong race bias in South Carolina, […]

  • Students Should Start Protesting Now

    Obviously students have the Zimbabwe government running scared. They have ordered the schools not to re-open in two weeks and only re-open in two months after elections. There has been demonstrations in the past over rigged elections. So… Rather than go to every effort to make sure the elections appear legitimate, the approach is to […]

  • Go MD!

    About time… Now FL, its your turn! Maryland House votes to oust Diebold machines – Computerworld The state of Maryland stands poised to put its entire $90 million investment in Diebold Election Systems Inc. touch-screen e-voting systems on ice because they can’t produce paper receipts. The state House of Delegates this week voted 137-0 to […]