Archive for November 7th, 2012

November 7th, 2012 - 2:08 pm § in Misc.

Americans for Peace Now … respond to the victory

In a congratulatory letter to President Obama, APN urged him to use this “historic opportunity to push for Israeli-Palestinian peace” and pledged to “work indefatigably to mobilize American friends of Israel in support of your efforts.” Read The Letter >[...]

November 7th, 2012 - 10:58 am § in Misc., Science

Celebrating the Pollsters: Bayes Won .. The era of Fisher and Pearson is over!

  Obama win vindicates Nate Silver Despite some incredulous political pundits, the FiveThirtyEight statistician appears to have correctly predicted the winner in all 50 states. Not so obvious to most of you will be that Silver is using a “new” kind of math .. Bayesian Statistics.  [...]

November 7th, 2012 - 10:47 am § in Misc.

Lections Have (Some Good) Consequences

Beijing – China’s official media said on Thursday that ties with the United States were uneven in President Barack Obama’s first term and mutual trust was “whittled down”, but his re-election offered an opportunity to put the relationship back on track.[...]

November 7th, 2012 - 10:40 am § in Misc.

Local Results

Inslee Will Be the Next Governor Jay Inslee 51.3% Rob McKenna 48.7% DelBene beats Koster in race for U.S. HouseDems hold state’s most competitive district I am thrilled. Charter-school initiative has slim lead   Initiative 1240, the charter-school initiative, is likely to lose. The charte[...]

November 7th, 2012 - 10:04 am § in Misc.

Why Mitt Lost

“If I hear anybody say it was because Romney wasn’t conservative enough I’m going to go nuts,” said Graham. “We’re not losing 95 percent of African-Americans and two-thirds of Hispanics and voters under 30 because we’re not being hard-ass enough.” Click the image of Lindsey Graham to[...]

November 7th, 2012 - 9:52 am § in Misc.

The sad side of losing

Mitt Romney’s Victory Party a Bust by David Freedlander Nov 7, 2012 12:25 AM EST It started out kinda fun, but as one state after the next fell to Obama, the mood darkened. Then things just got sad, reports David Freedlander.[...]

November 7th, 2012 - 9:02 am § in Misc.

What Obama 12 means for peace

U.S. Elections 2012 Egypt’s Mursi hopes Obama win boosts ‘friendship’ Egypt’s Islamist President Mohamed Mursi on Wednesday hailed his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama re-election and said he hoped it would strengthen the “friendship” between their two countries. Mursi hoped for a “streng[...]

November 7th, 2012 - 2:18 am § in Misc.

Nuff Said