So here it is, the Edinburgh HQ of the dynamic Better Together campaign charged with convincing Scotland that it's better off staying part of one of the longest lasting and most successful political marriages of all time.
Each Thanksgiving, we cut, tear, and rip apart roasted, glistening turkeys like it will be our last meal on Earth. And we love doing it. For those of you eating turkey this Thanksgiving, there are some facts you should know, first. Facts about flying turkeys, frozen turkeys, and the sad secret of the lucky pardoned turkey that might not be so lucky.
The artificially engineered U.S. recovery is already starting to falter as a continuous procession of disappointing data continues to confirm the sad truth. Recent numbers on GDP, durable goods, housing, regional manufacturing, initial unemployment claims and leading economic indicators all indicate a sharp slowdown in GDP growth.
Paul Price submits: Amid all the hoopla about GM’s IPO last week was a feeling that somehow the bailout had ‘worked out well’ for taxpayers. Barron’s was nice enough to publish the truth about where we stand so far.
With Gallup registering an all-time high in the percentage of people who say that their congressperson does not deserve to be reelected, it looks like we're headed for a massive wave of anti-incumbent destruction this November. Or does it?
John Sides took the data from 1992 to 2008 and plotted a graph seeing whether that poll question predicts incumbent-reelection rates. Here's how it looks: