Recently, I have been reading about and listening to lectures on the US Civil War. So I decided to watch the Ken Burns documentary about the Civil War. I have watched it off and on and in bits and pieces on TV before, but this time I was serious and borrowed the 5-DVD set from… Continue reading The Civil War
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.
I read Obama’s book about his political program during the election and inauguration.
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.
Some people are suggesting an immigration program “buy a house, get a green card” but I argue that their numbers are all wrong.
Let’s hear how I got naturalized in the United States.
Why did Jim Martin lose so badly in the runoff when he had done so well in the general election?
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.
I look at the detailed county level results for the 2008 Presidential election and also try to quantify the effects of race.
Let’s look at the Georgia results and see how Obama turned a 16.6% defeat of Kerry in 2004 to a 5.2% loss this time.