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1  Atlas Fantasy Elections / Atlas Fantasy Government / Re: Taft-Hartley Reinstatement Act (Debating) on: Today at 05:53:59 pm
Make it stop.
2  Other Elections - Analysis and Discussion / 2014 Senatorial Election Polls / Re: NH: Suffolk: Brown +1 on: Today at 05:52:17 pm
Oh dear Suffolk...
3  Atlas Fantasy Elections / Atlas Fantasy Government / Re: Farming Freedom Act (Debating) on: Today at 05:49:31 pm
I believe the Atlasian Senate has a wider responsibility for public safety outside of declaring war.

No way I'm supporting this as it stands.
4  Other Elections - Analysis and Discussion / 2014 Senatorial Election Polls / Re: GA: Survey USA: Nunn remains slightly ahead on: Today at 07:35:42 am
So... what you're saying is Perdue has gone backwards too?
5  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: Sleep problem, is this what's going on? on: October 21, 2014, 10:26:29 pm
I tend to feel much more tired if I try to overdo sleep. Let's say, as I do fairly regularly, have to get up very early to get the first flight out. As I'm a night-owl by nature, I find going to bed before 11pm really difficult, once I'm actually in bed - I'd be lucky if I could sleep before 12:30... but I often can't sleep out of anxiety of missing the flight.

Long story short, the sleep "deficit" doesn't really exist. You just need to adjust your expectations and try to sleep a normal amount and set a routine. Don't try to catch up, because your rhythms have changed and if you try to force them to change back by sleeping more, all it'll do is screw them up leaving you feeling more tired. 

The thing I've noticed as I've gotten older, but since I turned 30... I just can't sleep-in any more.
6  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: Update XVIII: 15 Miles From Lunch on: October 21, 2014, 10:17:48 pm
I just don't understand these companies hiring practices. Unless he's lying on his CV... I would never, ever hire Bushie based on what we know about his work history.

The quickest I've ever been hired for a job was 2 days between interview and offer. I just don't understand... especially when CADD has actual issues of technical knowledge requirements and PROFICIENCY. Surely that needs to be assessed and verified?
7  General Politics / U.S. General Discussion / Re: Ben Bradlee dead at 93 on: October 21, 2014, 07:44:05 pm
A legend.
8  General Politics / U.S. General Discussion / Re: Our President continues to be the best on: October 21, 2014, 07:42:27 pm
I wish I could say "I don't understand how one could embrace liberal capitalism in 2014", but I can't. Though I suspect I was always a radical at heart, I embraced left-progressive thought for most of my period of political self-awareness. I believed that the Democrats really did have the best interests of the average and underprivileged American in mind (and only embraced support and money from big banks and corporations out of pragmatism), that the fight for LGBT rights was the final fight for equal rights, and that inevitable progress was only being slowed by the Republicans, that efforts to encourage "entrepreneurship" and promote democracy in the developing world were benevolent acts of kindness, and that "properly regulated" capitalism was a global force for good.

Now I don't. I recognize now that all of human history has been and is shaped by our ever-expanding demand for basic needs and commodities, and despite the failures (as well as the successes) of past socialist experiments, that the promise of a society where working men and women receive the full value of their labor rather than seeing it siphoned away by the parasites above them, where no child goes hungry or is unable to receive proper medical care or education, where the earth and its natural resources treated as public property rather than under private ownership, will never die.



9  General Politics / U.S. General Discussion / Re: Our President continues to be the best on: October 21, 2014, 06:38:51 pm
Our capitalist media reports on fluffy human interest stories rather than the destruction caused by rapacious predatory capitalism. Typical.

Oh stop.

Being a Marxist means breaking from the liberal-humanist frame of mind. It was hard for me and it will be hard for you.
Or you could just quit trying to be a Marxist and be normal you know?

^^^^^^^^^^^^

Seconded.  Whenever you feel like dropping this pseudo-Marxist act of yours, Snowstalker, you let us know.  It's no longer entertaining -it's just irritating.  It's making me miss the old you, back in the day when you were just another left-of-center hackish Democrat.

Remember this?


The act is tiresome... and it doesn't make you interesting ... at ... all.
10  Other Elections - Analysis and Discussion / 2014 Senatorial Election Polls / Re: CO: PPP says Gardner+3 on: October 21, 2014, 06:34:37 pm
Udall will still win because Bennett did, obviously. Likely D.

Gardner will win because Reagan took the state by 24 points 1980 and 28 points 1984. Safe R. /sarcasm

How does the SEC disclaimer go on publicly released 10-Ks? Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results?

I have a hard time pollsters haven't learned from their previous mistakes. If it quacks like Gardner +3 generally across the board, it's Gardner's race to lose right now. Tossup/Slight Lean R.

Most pollsters continue to have troublesome methodologies, it's a far more inexact 'science' than people realise. Most do OK and generally get it right in the end. But most of us have been around for a enough elections and CO is notorious for underpolling the Democrat, sometimes by a lot. So, at least I'm sticking by my personal view that if Udall is 3% behind or less, based on polling, he'll probably just scrape in. If that margin remains 3%+, then he'll probably lose.
11  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: Update XVIII: 15 Miles From Lunch on: October 21, 2014, 06:30:03 pm
Tweed, I will say this is a globally respected defense contractor.  If this plays out with either 3 or 6 months, it will really boost my resume.  I know what to do this time and I will practice every night for a while.

nek minnut

12  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: how much is your cable package a month? on: October 21, 2014, 06:27:29 pm
A little over a hundred bucks a month.
13  Presidential Elections - Analysis and Discussion / 2016 U.S. Presidential Election / Re: Electoral College problems for Republicans on: October 21, 2014, 06:17:18 pm
Is it possible that Hillary will perform much worse with men than Obama did?
If that happens, she may get less than 38% of the vote.
She won't get more women than Obama already got. I think Obama maxed out on women.


In those circumstances, which candidate would be best: Bush, Christie, or Rubio?
I know that Paul is a serious candidate and I support him, but I donít think that 2016 will be his year because of ISIS.


...and his positions on women's health, his economic policy, social security privatisation, healthcare in general....
14  Other Elections - Analysis and Discussion / 2014 Gubernatorial Election Polls / Re: CO-Monmouth: Hick leads by 7 on: October 21, 2014, 06:08:12 pm
I'm pretty confident Hick will win
15  Other Elections - Analysis and Discussion / 2014 Senatorial Election Polls / Re: CO: PPP says Gardner+3 on: October 21, 2014, 05:49:55 pm
This is looking pretty bad. If anything, the approval rating is the killer here. In mid-terms, turnout is everything, weak approvals suggests that you might have significant problems getting your voters out, let alone swing voters.

I think this one will go down to the wire regardless. I still hold that if the Dem is down by 3 or less on election day, they'll probably win. We'll see how the remaining polling goes.
16  Presidential Elections - Analysis and Discussion / 2016 U.S. Presidential Election / Re: Which "Clinton but not Obama" states could Hillary carry in 2016? on: October 21, 2014, 05:12:36 pm
It's a bit silly to say none of them could switch... but in reality, Missouri is the only one I can see in a realistic scenario going for Clinton.
17  Other Elections - Analysis and Discussion / 2014 Senatorial Election Polls / Re: AR-Hendrix College: Cotton +8 on: October 20, 2014, 11:58:58 pm
I'm overjoyed that Pryor is going to get a routing. He ran a primal, anti-intellectual campaign that deserved a shellacking.

...you vote for Republicans don't you?
18  Other Elections - Analysis and Discussion / 2014 Senatorial Election Polls / Re: CO-Latino Decisions/NCLRAF: Udall wallops Gardner among Latinos on: October 20, 2014, 08:33:56 pm
Fine. But then, it will cost them. Them and others.

What I'm saying here is - their two priorities are conflicting. So, they need to decide which is more of a priority - higher wages, or better environment.



Uh... that's a false choice. Fundamentally.
19  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: Attention Whoring: Seeking advice regarding depression/meds on: October 20, 2014, 07:08:27 pm
Please see a medical professional.
20  Other Elections - Analysis and Discussion / 2014 Senatorial Election Polls / Re: KY: SUSA: McConnell +1 on: October 20, 2014, 06:33:11 pm
A swing of three points to McConnell (with undecideds obviously going to break for The Leader) and the Dems still think they have a decent shot here. Too precious.

MOE movement. Grimes only trails by 3 amongst whites. This race is going to favor Grimes in the home stretch. Try again.

Assuming you're not a sock, troll, whatever - shouldn't that give you pause for thought?

In 2008, Lunsford lost whites by 16 points. Grimes closing that gap by 13 shows that she has the support to win this race.

Lol... not that the white sample is too Grimes friendly?
21  Other Elections - Analysis and Discussion / 2014 Senatorial Election Polls / Re: KY: SUSA: McConnell +1 on: October 20, 2014, 06:13:10 pm
A swing of three points to McConnell (with undecideds obviously going to break for The Leader) and the Dems still think they have a decent shot here. Too precious.

MOE movement. Grimes only trails by 3 amongst whites. This race is going to favor Grimes in the home stretch. Try again.

Assuming you're not a sock, troll, whatever - shouldn't that give you pause for thought?
22  Other Elections - Analysis and Discussion / 2014 Senatorial Election Polls / Re: KY: SUSA: McConnell +1 on: October 20, 2014, 05:48:24 pm
So... McConnell's number has remained solid and Grimes has gone backwards by 3. That actually makes sense.

To an extent, X is correct, the McConnell die-hards are locked in - but as the new quantity, Grimes is bouncing around. Sure, 44% isn't a great place for an incumbent to be, but it's not that bad when your opponent can't nail down support.

This doesn't feel like a race where Grimes has the wind at her back.
23  Atlas Fantasy Elections / Atlas Fantasy Elections / Re: Office of MW Governor LeBron FitzGerald (Running for Re-Election!) on: October 20, 2014, 04:52:45 pm
This is actually important... I'll give Fitz props for having avoided the question for weeks.

It's not hard really - is this your opinion or not?
24  Other Elections - Analysis and Discussion / 2014 Senatorial Election Polls / Re: CO-Latino Decisions/NCLRAF: Udall wallops Gardner among Latinos on: October 20, 2014, 04:46:23 pm
This is the element that I'm interested in. Latino turnout will decide this race, count on it.

It's krazen... his... "sensitivities" on issues of race are well known.
25  Atlas Fantasy Elections / Atlas Fantasy Government / Re: Tax the Bastards Act of 2014 (Debating) on: October 20, 2014, 04:34:42 pm
I'm changing my vote to NAY on tabling.
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