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How Did Loudoun Vote?
Posted By: Dan Haecker in LOUDOUN

I was curious as to how Loudoun voters voted in the recent Presidential election.

I gathered some data and made a map to depict how Loudoun's Election Precincts voted.  Each precinct is shaded to indicate the margin of victory for the candidate, whether President Obama or Governor Romney.

Interestingly enough, had third party candidates not been a factor in the voting,... Read More »

 
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Voting 2012: A Personal Essay
Posted By: Michael Farris in USA

Voting 2012: A Personal Essay

Michael Farris

This has been the most unusual election season of my life. The chief reason for the difference is my very active participation in Facebook—which has thrust me into a wide-ranging discussion (and sometimes heated debates) in a format that is very egalitarian in nature. I can only hope that I have contributed to others... Read More »

 
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The Weight of a Vote (in swing vs. solid states)
Posted By: William Mantzel in USA

If you live in Georgia, California, or Texas, Obamney will either win or lose the presidency with or without your vote. If you really want to help your Republocrat of choice, call up a friend or family member in Colorado, Ohio, Florida, Virginia, Iowa, or North Carolina, where one changed vote (or someone you convince to vote who wasn't going to) has... Read More »

 
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UNIVISION - In the top tier of Hard Hitting Journalism?
Posted By: Unknown in USA

How pathetic for CNN, MSNBC, ABC, NBC, etc... That we are how many weeks from the election and the first time the President faces some tough questions on his record - from immigration to the recent failure of foreign policy throughout the middle east - comes from UNIVISION?   Really? This just helps enforce the fact that pretty much... Read More »

 
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The Middle Class - Under Attack
Posted By: Ron Minatrea in USA

The middle class has come under attack lately.  There are those that say the system is rigged against us - implying that the attack is some sinister government or other faction that would seek to damage or destroy the middle class for their own personal gain.  I suggest however, the real attack is to suggest that we are victims - to try to create a class war... Read More »