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Political tensions are on the rise and they manifest in sports. The costs and consequences of politicized sports.
Photo take by SteelCityHobbies Since the NFL kicked off its season two weeks ago, we have an unusual situation where most professional sports leagues are playing at the same time. The NBA, NHL, and WNBA playoffs are approaching their final stages. College football, the NFL and MLS are playing regular season games while the MLBContinue reading “Charts of the Week – Popular Sports and Game Action”
Electoral College Expert exposes flaws in the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact
Will there be an October surprise – A Covid-19 vaccine by November?
Forecasting election can be difficult. Witness the 2016 presidential contest. Will forecasters get it right this time?
You are what you watch.
Check out this graph of sports fan’s politics.
People think the political climate prevents them from saying things they believe – because others might find it offensive. As it turns out, social confrontation is not the only thing people are anxious about.
Do you self-censor? If so, what about free expression? Read about who is more likely to self-censor their beliefs because others might find them offensive.
Imagine yourself at a dinner party, sitting at the table chatting about a recent Netflix binge, the hot weather, or the latest cell phone technology. Then, the discussion shifts to a controversial political topic. Do you withdraw, or express your beliefs?
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Champion of Gender Equality, Dies at 87 – NPR
A Powerful Chief And Unexpected Splits: 6 Takeaways From The Supreme Court Term – Nina Totenberg
Supreme Court Delivers Major Victor To LGBTQ Employees – Nina Totenberg
High Court Opens Door to Electoral College Subversion – Frank Miele
It’s not just the presidency: Trump is changing the Congress – Lisa Mascaro
Economic tusunami: US cities and states hit by Covid-19 face dire budget cuts – Lauren Aratani The Guardian
Four Years Later, It’s Still All About the Base – Cook Political Report Amy Walter.
Is the Electoral Map Changing? – FiveThirtyEight
Julian Castro warns Democrats of ‘potential slide of Latino support’ Tom McCarthy The Guardian
Why Trump is focused on making Macro Rubio happy – Sabrina Rodriguez Politico
As Trump attacks mail ballots, Republicans see their own prospects damaged – Jarrett Renshaw Reuters
Voting by Mail in Swing States- Rem Rieder FactCheck.org
Key things to know about election election polling in the United States – Courtney Kennedy Pew Center
GOP Must Not Ignore Fast-Growing Asian American Electorate. Myra Adams RCP
Did the US Lockdown Too Late and Open Too Soon – Phillip W. Magness AIER
New Gun Owners Could Sway Future Elections- Stephen Gutowski Wash Free Beacon
My other blog posts around the web
Three things that help make sense of measles outbreak Washington Post
American vastly overestimate number of gun owners Washington Post
Why educated Republicans are still less likely to trust vaccinations than educated Democrats – London School Economics
Gun ownership used to be bipartisan, not anymore Washington Post
8 facts about religion and government in the United States – Dalia Fahmy Pew Research Center
22 Interesting Impeachment Facts – Karin Lehnardt, Fact Retriever
29 Interesting Facts about the Electoral College – James Israelsen, Fact Retriever