Very Few People Paying Close Attention to the Midterm Elections

By: Tuesday October 7, 2014 12:35 pm

A month out from the election and still only a small sliver of the population is paying close attention to it. According to Pew research, last week only 15 percent of Americans said they were following the midterm elections very closely. That makes it only the fourth most followed news story behind Ebola, Syria, and the Secret Service’s problems


Obama Still Holds Big Advantage with Young Voters

By: Thursday November 3, 2011 11:30 am

Not since 1972 has generation played such a significant role in voter preferences as it has in recent elections. Younger people have voted substantially more Democratic in each election since 2004, while older voters have cast more ballots for Republican candidates in each election since 2006.

A new Pew Research Center study suggests this pattern may well continue in 2012.

The Most Truly Bipartisan Deficit Reduction Idea: Stop Spending So Much on Foreign Wars

By: Tuesday September 27, 2011 1:00 pm

Reducing our spending on overseas military commitments is the deficit reduction idea that has the broadest public support across all partisan groups, according to new Pew Research Center poll. Solid majorities of regular Democrats, Republicans and independents all want to see America stop wasting so much money on foreign military commitments.

All Americans Agree: Our Politicians Suck

By: Wednesday May 4, 2011 6:35 pm

When everyone across the political spectrum is this cynical about our politicians, the problem probably isn’t just our current batch of elected officials, but that design of the system itself.

Irony Alert: Sarah Palin Agrees with Majority of World’s Muslims on Role of Religion in Politics

By: Monday December 6, 2010 10:30 am

I know, I know, it’s different when God-fearin’ ‘Merkan Christians say this stuff.

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