Month: November 2012

  • Dec 3 – Mayor-elect Filner’s Inauguration Events

    Dec 3 – Mayor-elect Filner’s Inauguration Events

    Inauguration Ceremony Monday December 3, 10.00am Balboa Park Club 2144 Pan American Road West San Diego, CA 92101 This ceremony is open to the public. Open seating is available. No RSVP needed. There will be a reception immediately following the ceremony. Meet Mayor Filner at one of the Community Inaugural Celebrations: 4:30pm – 6:30pm ~ […]

  • Lincoln, the movie

    Lincoln, the movie

    Lincoln is a 2012 historical drama film directed and produced by Steven Spielberg, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as United States President Abraham Lincoln and Sally Field as Mary Todd Lincoln. The screenplay was written by Tony Kushner and was based on the book, A Team of Rivals, by Doris Kearns Goodwin. It took six years to write […]

  • Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power

    Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power

    The #1 New York Times bestseller that charts America’s dangerous drift into a state of perpetual war. “One of my favorite ideas is, never to keep an unnecessary soldier,” Thomas Jefferson wrote in 1792. Neither Jefferson nor the other Found­ers could ever have envisioned the modern national security state, with its tens of thousands of […]

  • Man-made Climate Change and American Exceptionalism

    Man-made Climate Change and American Exceptionalism

    This week PBS premiered the latest Ken Burns documentary. Over four hours the two-part film details the causes behind some of the large scale destructive power of climate change and the resulting human misery. Burns also shows the leadership and vision of the President and the work of government scientists to address the problems during a […]

  • The Hardest Working Man in Poll Analytics!

    The Hardest Working Man in Poll Analytics!

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  • Maps of the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election Results

    Maps of the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election Results

    Election results by state Most of us are, by now, familiar with the maps the TV channels and web sites use to show the results of presidential elections. Here is a typical map of the results of the 2012 election: Click on any of the maps for a larger picture The states are colored red or […]