Why I’m Voting to Re-elect the President

Despite his low score on the rubric After scoring the Obama Rubric last week, I have to say that the results were not surprising. This last four years have been an exercise in political hair-pulling and teeth-grinding. From signing to close down Guantanamo, then failing to do so, turning his back on card-check, abandoning the... Continue Reading →

The Obama Economy by the Numbers

Why do Republicans Hate the Stimulus? Because it Worked!  In fact, we could use another one. Here's a screen shot of employment from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. I added the stimulus and outlier graphics. Out of fairness, the huge increase in employment in 2010 reflects the huge number of people hired to conduct the... Continue Reading →

The Obama Report Card

The Obama Presidential Rubric Making it Easier to Assess the President Objectively[ish] In January of 2009, back in the Agitate days before I caught up with the twenty-first century and started blogging, I posted a commentary on the importance of holding the new president accountable for the state of the United States. The reality is... Continue Reading →

Who Are the 47%

A Visual Snapshot of the People the Romney Campaign has Written Off  I was planning a commentary on Mitt Romney's infamous 47% assertions. As I started my research, however, I discovered that much of what I would have added to the conversation has already been adequately covered. Since it's my goal that this blog serve... Continue Reading →

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