Jane Mayer’s book on the torture regime of the Bush administration is a must-read for anyone interested in politics, civil liberties, war on terror.
The Audacity of Hope
I read Obama’s book about his political program during the election and inauguration.
Torture, Prosecution, CIA and Public
Torture is what keeps me up, it’s what’s on my mind. I am afraid that it’s a policy that while discarded now will return another day as the country is almost equally divided on its use.
Georgia Senate Runoff Analysis
Why did Jim Martin lose so badly in the runoff when he had done so well in the general election?
Georgia Election Analysis III
Today I dig deeper into the Presidential election results in Fulton county and specifically the precincts in Alpharetta, Milton and South Atlanta where our team of Obama volunteered worked.
Georgia has been reliably Republican for a while now. But this election is different. There’s a 1 in 3 (or more) chance that Obama might win tomorrow.
Electoral Vote Predictors
There are so many sites predicting the results of the Presidential, Senate and House elections, some using statistical techniques, others their intuition. Here are some of my favorites.
Vice President Debate
I watched the debate between Sarah Palin and Joe Biden at 37,000 feet over the Atlantic Ocean and a day late. I think Biden was the clear winner, though Palin didn’t do as bad as was expected considering her interview performances. She did repeat a lot of talking points, but wasn’t half-bad. The debate’s most… Continue reading Vice President Debate
Torture and Public Opinion
Let’s take a look at opinion polls about torture. Who supports torture? Which groups are for or against torture? Why isn’t the Bush administration’s pro-torture conduct an issue in the election?
Liveblogging Presidential Debate I
I am liveblogging the first Presidential debate between Senator Obama and Senator McCain. It was supposed to be about foreign policy and national security, but there have been questions about the fiscal crisis.