Posts Tagged ‘Barack Obama’

Politicians Love To Campaign With Children

June 12, 2014

An organization of former Border Patrol agents Wednesday charged that the federal government, under the administration of President Obama, is deliberately arranging for a flood of immigrant children to arrive in America for political purposes. “This is not a humanitarian crisis. It is a predictable, orchestrated and contrived assault on the compassionate side of Americans by her political leaders that knowingly puts minor illegal alien children at risk for purely political purposes,” said the statement released by the National Association of Former Border Patrol Officer. “Certainly, we are not gullible enough to believe that thousands of unaccompanied minor Central American children came to America without the encouragement, aid and assistance of the United States government,” the officers said. “Anyone that has taken two six- to seven-year-old children to an amusement park can only imagine the problems associated with bringing thousands of unaccompanied children that age up through Mexico and into the United States.” Politicians love to campaign with children.





Baseball Statistican Nate Silver Creates Gold In Political Predictions, The Moneyball Revolution

November 9, 2012

President Obama was obviously the biggest winner, but not far behind him was New York Times statistical guru Nate Silver.  For much of the past year, Silver has been lambasted by conservative critics who argued his Electoral College projection model, which consistently favored Obama, must be wrong.  Time and time again Silver tried to explain the relatively simple math behind his numbers, but the doubters remained.  When the results came in last night, Silver’s analysis proved correct.  Silver correctly predicted the result in all 50 states, and was also very close in his popular vote projection.  Now, the world of politics may experience a “Moneyball” revolution based on Silver’s statistics, similar to what was seen in baseball.

Though Silver shied away from individual performance analysis..