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A Canadian majority government

Canada just held its federal election, triggered by a political scandal concerning the conduct of the previous election, and it appears that the results have been disastrous for Canada’s opposition Liberal Party.  In the past few weeks, the New Democrat … Continue reading

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Albion’s Seed

I first saw reference to David Hacket Fischer’s Albion’s Seed: Four British Folkways in America in a post on DailyKos by Dana Houle that made reference to some of the maps that I had made of the Democratic primary election … Continue reading

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Irish Greens looking for an election

In the wake of Ireland’s acceptance of an IMF bailout buffeted by the European Union and the UK, one of the junior governmental coalition partners in the Irish Dáil, the Irish Greens, called for a general election after the Dáil … Continue reading

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Congressional elections go as expected. Now what?

As anticipated by various outlets tracking the polls and politics of yesterday’s election, Republicans captured the House and made gains short of a majority in the Senate.  From that result, it seems pretty clear that Obama’s age of legislative productivity … Continue reading

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