Why Do People Vote Against Their Self-Interests? 3

By Daniel McKay
Why Do People Vote Against Their Self-Interests?
Do People Consistently Vote Against Their Own Self Interests? Well, people at least think they aren’t – and the reason is asymmetric information. In laymen’s they don’t know what the heck they’re doing. While writing “Who Said Money Can’t Buy Happiness?” and reading a recent pew report, I started to ask myself – do people actually vote with their ...

The Republican Party’s Bleak Electoral Future 1

By Princeton Moses G.
The Republican Party's Bleak Electoral Future
The Republican Party is on the verge of sinking into the abyss of electoral politics perhaps for generations to come. When President (D) Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil-Rights act of 1964, a law which prohibited major forms discrimination, including those based on race. He was heard whispering to an aide: “The Democratic Party has lost ...

Top 10 Questions For The Presidential Debate 1

By Daniel McKay
Top 10 Questions For The Presidential Debate
We have aggregated and sorted through the top 10 questions for the presidential debate. These questions were taken via online sources, notably you can follow additional questions on the CNN i.report blog  Note these are questions meant for BOTH candidates, I would love to see the contrast (if any)!   And they are… 10. My question ...

If Obama Is Re-elected Will We Face Fiscal ARMAGEDDON? 4

By Daniel
If Obama Is Re-elected Will We Face Fiscal ARMAGEDDON?
Do We Face Fiscal Armageddon if Obama is Re-elected? In short, no. The Republicans have already said that they will have to compromise with the Democrats should Obama win. January 1, 2013: The Day of Reckoning. This is the date where automatic across the board cuts are set to take effect, slashing entitlement programs and ...

Its Not THAT 47% Percent You Should Be Worried About ROMNEY

By Daniel McKay
Its Not THAT 47% Percent You Should Be Worried About ROMNEY
Romney fundraising audio leaked. – And it exposes his problems understanding demographics. Romney audio leaked with doozies such as “it’s not my job” to win over 47% of the people “who are committed to Obama” and “dependent on the government” further saying “they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives.” Read to see ...

Do the presidential elections matter?

By Daniel McKay
Do the presidential elections matter?
Do the presidential elections matter? Is this truly an election that will shape the future of America? Or will realpolitik always be the victor of elections? We have seen the attacks by Romney on Obama for his handling of the violent protests against the US embassies around the Muslim world. Many Republicans scorned Obama for making the ...