Category Archives: Politics

Securing the Presidential Inauguration – Stratfor

Stratfor Chief Security Officer Fred Burton examines the sophisticated interagency coordination involved in providing security for the approaching inauguration ceremony. For more analysis, visit: http://www.Stratfor.com

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QOTD: Did Sabermetrics Predict Trump In 2001?

A voting structure like this is an open invitation to an eccentric outcome. If the United States were to use a system like this to elect the President, the absolutely certain result would be that, within a few elections, someone … Continue reading

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QOTD: LBJ Walks On Water

If only LBJ had Twitter! . If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: ‘President Can’t Swim.’  –  President Lyndon B. Johnson . (QOTD – Quote of the … Continue reading

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How the Mercers Became Trump Power Brokers – WSJ

Hedge fund executive Robert Mercer and his family are poised to become major power brokers in Donald Trump’s Washington. WSJ’s Keach Hagey joins Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero and explains how the Mercers saw the appetite among voters for an … Continue reading

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2017 Annual Forecast Preview – Stratfor

Stratfor Vice President of Global Analysis Reva Goujon highlights the key geopolitical trends for the coming year. For more analysis, visit: http://www.Stratfor.com

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The biggest moment of 2017: Donald Trump’s inauguration – Economist

Published on Dec 30, 2016 On January 20th 2017, the eyes of the world will be on Donald Trump as he takes the oath of office and is sworn in as America’s 45th president. The political tremors will reverberate around … Continue reading

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COTD: Executive Orders by President

Nice chart by the Daily Dot coming to us via King David over at  Think In The Morning.  Check out his blog, one of the smartest economists we know. The data totally contradict the meme that President Obama is the … Continue reading

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Presidential Stock Market Returns

We’ve been busy crunching data from the Measuring Worth website on the Dow Jones Industrial Stock Index returns for each Presidents’ administration  going all the way back to Teddy Roosevelt.  We find the data very interesting and will, mostly, let it … Continue reading

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The Election of Donald Trump, the Electoral College, Free Trade and Globalization

We have a little interesting story to tell you, but first some substance and background. The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election Donald Trump won the Presidency and Electoral College, 306-232, by picking off three of the traditional Blue States – Michigan, … Continue reading

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Our Quick Analysis of the U.S. Presidential Election

Why did everyone miss it? Polls and pundits missed it due to “Bradley Effect” — “The Bradley effect (less commonly known as the Wilder effect) is a theory concerning observed discrepancies between voter opinion polls and election outcomes in some … Continue reading

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