Tag: Obama

Guns Don’t Kill People, Statisticians Do

Last week the US Senate failed to enact the proposed gun reform laws that Obama and others were pressing to get through Congress. The response to this from some in the United States was of horror and disbelief, but sometimes

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Predicting the USA

Last Update – 0900 GMT 6th November What’s that I hear you say? You want me to put my statistical analytical skills to work to predict the outcome of the Presidential Election in the USA on Tuesday? Why certainly! I’m

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The Religious Politics of Same-Sex Marriage

Fascinating developments in the USA where, as North Carolina comes out and votes yes on Amendment One (banning the recognition not just of gay marriage but Civil Unions in the State), President Obama comes out and declares his support for

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An Historic Night – Some Quick Thoughts

Even for a McCain supporter like myself, it is hard not to acknowledge that last night the USA did something remarkable, an act which went a long way to healing hurts from the past and proving that America literally is the

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