Will Democrats eliminate the filibuster? No. And neither will Republicans. But, filibuster politics does demonstrate the old maxim, “where you sit is where you stand”
Category Archives: politics
The COVID-19 future
Past measles outbreaks offer guide about our COVID-19 future.
Mass shootings involving political figures
After mass shooting involving members of congress, many people attributed blame to heated partisan rhetoric. Why? Does it matter?
Get on board
The message is clear: Get vaccinated! The data are clear as well. Most people are on board.
As the pandemic hit, most Americans were willing to get vaccinated – then politics happened
Yes, American’s willingness to get vaccinated changed a lot over the past 12 months. See why.
Should we get rid of it? Thoughts on the Electoral College – Part 2
Support for the Electoral College and the popular vote hinge on election outcomes not democratic values.
With Victory, Biden Claims Mandate – Part 2
In part 2, the analyses moves to House, Senate and state electoral contests. What are the margins? Which party has the advantage? Does a mandate claim make sense?
Spotting Fake News: A Tool Kit
Guest blogger, Ben Rogers from Norfolk State University – and KU PhD, provides a Tool Kit to spot Fake News.
Politicized sports, a knife’s edge – part 2
Photo by Keith Allison. KA Sports Photos In part 1 of this post, I outlined the costs and benefits of sports activism. In part 2, I examine data about American’s image of the sport industry. For the last 2 decades, the sports industry has enjoyed a consistently favorable image. However, in 2020 that image turnedContinue reading “Politicized sports, a knife’s edge – part 2”
Politicized sports, a knife’s edge – part 1
Political tensions are on the rise and they manifest in sports. The costs and consequences of politicized sports.