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GOP Senate Takeover Chances 60 Percent

For the last month, we’ve been adding one or two polls a day to The Upshot’s Senate forecasting model. Today, we update all 36 races, based on estimates from a YouGov online panel that covers every congressional and governor’s race across the country. The panel, asked for its preferences in collaboration with CBS and The New York Times, is unusual in its scope: It comprises more than 66,000 people living […]

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Kerry Needs Some More Botox!

A while ago, many were surprised when John Kerry emerged looking all puffy and people wondered what had Kerry been up to. Now they know. John Kerry had been getting ready to bloviate about the miracles he could work in the Middle East. Consequently, he face literally bloated up. Kerry was caught being pompous and dismissive of Israel’s pin-point attacks in Gaza. He was supposed to be an emissary of […]

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57% View Obamacare Unfavorably

Dislike of the new national health care law is at its highest level in several months, with half or more of voters continuing to question its impact on the quality and cost of care. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 39% of Likely U.S. Voters share a favorable opinion of Obamacare for the second month in a row, a low for the year to date. Fifty-seven percent […]

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List of Unaccompanied Illegal Immigrant Children by State

The Department of Health and Human Services has released a table containing the numbers of unaccompanied illegal immigrants children that have been sent to the various states.  The crude table below is the product of the HHS and was not put together by us.  The table is full of mistakes in spelling and capitalization. Who can know if the figures are even correct. The table states as of July, 7 […]

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President Barack Obama’s Human Trafficking Efforts Become FedEx-ing

The number of children crossing the U.S. border alone has doubled since last year. More than three-quarters of unaccompanied minors are from mostly poor and violent towns in three countries: El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. Children from Mexico, once the largest group, now make up less than a quarter of the total. Graphic Credit: New York Times Immigration of human beings into the United States use to be a semi-orderly […]