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National odds for U.S. president and Nate Silver’s numbers

This is the fun part of watching elections, seeing people like Nate Silver quantify it: In short, it looks like Trump will carry Tennessee, but Clinton will win overall. Here are the figures behind that assertion. Advertisements

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Brexit, Tennessee and so on

Today our friend over at Humphrey on the Hill posted that Gov. Bill Haslam says the Brexit could impact Tennesseans negatively. In short (picked up via The Tennessean): “I’m concerned — I think we have a fairly tenuous international economy, … Continue reading

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Voting results – some breakdowns

Found this in the inbox this past week, from the state GOP folks. Pretty interesting numbers breakdown, but more interesting to see the big bump in Republican voters. From a release on delegate assignments across the state, here’s something about … Continue reading

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Apropos of nothing … here’s some Monty Python

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“No permits, no problem” or “You don’t know what you don’t know”

Real quickly: A local political blogger posted about a business on land that the county mayor owns. It gets some attention, we do a story that went online. Within the same day day the business owner calls and says, in … Continue reading

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Do a quiz to see how Dem/GOP/GDI you are … really cool

I took this quiz a few different ways to see if I wound up aligned with one candidate or another, so it’s legit. What’s most striking is the detail used in the questions. If you click on the radio button … Continue reading

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Go vote! Knoxville early voting ends tomorrow

… in this low, low terribly low turnout election for Knoxville City Council. And the mayor. But let’s be honest. This thing was over before it started. You heard it here first (or second, or third), incumbents will take the … Continue reading

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