Archive for November 6th, 2008

Cloture Rules: How Obama May Bring One-Party Rule to America »

Consider the following: *An unpopular Republican president leaving office in the midst of an *Unpopular war and *Severe recession (or possibility of one) *Voters have swept Democrats into power *The mood is for change in how things are done in Washington, D.C. The year is not 2008, the president is not George W. Bush….
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The (Il)logic of Collective Action: Lessons from the 2008 Election »

I have voted in three Presidential elections, and I have done so in three different states. In none of the three elections did my vote have any bearing on the outcome of the election. Bush would have won in 2000 and 2004 had I decided not to vote, and Obama would have won this…
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