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The Bradley Effect

In 1982, Tom Bradley was a long-time mayor of Los Angeles, California — and very well liked.  He became the Democratic Party’s candidate for Governor of California, running against George Deukmejian.  The polls in the days before the election showed Bradley with a significant lead.  The exit polls also showed him with a significant lead.  […]

Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport

Steve Wozniak, along with the late Steve Jobs founded the Apple Computer Company.  Jobs, of course, became the CEO and Wozniak became an advisor and went on to found a number of technical companies. Wozniak has now applied for Australian citizenship.  One of the reasons sited is the technical advances that Australia is making on […]

Romney — Ryan

So, the Republican convention is over.  I would say it was a success.  Paul Ryan has successfully shown that he is not Sarah Palin and Mitt Romney has shown that he is human.  All to the good.  There is no question in my mind that Mitt Romney is qualified to be President.  My complaint/problem is […]

Throw Israel Under the Bus – Not Likely

I have never met an American who wasn’t proud of his/her ancestry.  Go back a generation or two and we find we are from Western Europe, Russia, Ireland, The Middle East, Africa, Japan, China, Korea, and the list goes on.  If we are not exactly a melting pot, we, at least, are a good tossed […]