Archive for September 27th, 2008

Sep 27 2008

Why Many Polls May Be Too Optimistic For Obama

Voter models are the essence of political polls. You take a sample of a few hundred or a few thousand people and predict how that sample can reflect 10s-100s of millions of people. If you are off by even a small fraction in your assumptions the bottom line could be off by 5, 10 or […]

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Sep 27 2008

Islamist Terrorists Arrested In Germany, But Others On The Run And Possibly Preparing For Attacks

Published by under Bin Laden/GWOT,Pakistan

Islamists terrorists have been arrested in Germany, but there are more known European converts running lose – possibly preparing for an attack on the West: German police officers boarded a KLM airliner at 6:55 a.m., shortly before it was to take off, and seized two men who were identified as a 23-year-old Somali and a […]

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Sep 27 2008

CBS Edits Palin Response To Create Bad Impression Of Palin, Obama Compaign Edits Out Half A Sentence To Create A Lie

SJReidhead over at the Pink Flamingo notes why Sarah Palin came off so incoherent in those CBS News interviews with Katie Colic – Palin’s responses where edited to make her appear to stumble: “…(2:58) Couric: What, specifically, in your view, could be done to convince the new government in Pakistan to take a harder, tougher […]

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Sep 27 2008

When “Experience” Is “The Past”

Lamest political spin of the night from the Obama camp (Biden especially). The Dems tried to claim all the experience John McCain was “just the past”. In fact, a lot of the commentary was a joke. The talking heads at CNN were especially lame.  But O’Reilly was showing off his double digit IQ when he […]

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