Archive for February 16th, 2012

Romney Won’t Participate In Pre-Super Tuesday Debate

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Mitt Romney will not participate in the Republican presidential primary debate on March 1 in Georgia. ”Governor Romney will be spending a lot of time campaigning in Georgia and Ohio ahead of Super Tuesday,” Romney spokeswoman Andrea Saul emails. “With eight other states voting on March 6th, we will be campaigning in other parts of the country and unable to schedule the CNN Georgia debate. We have participated in 20 debates, including 8 from CNN.”

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Occam’s Razor

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Occam’s Razor

To quote Captain Spock in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country: “An ancestor of mine maintained that when you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” This is basically the theory of Occam’s Razor, the principle that generally recommends that, from among competing hypotheses, selecting the one that makes the fewest new assumptions usually provides the correct one, and that the simplest explanation will be the most plausible until evidence is presented to prove it false. With that in mind (click through for a bigger version):

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Thursday Open Thread [2.16.12]

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Thursday Open Thread [2.16.12]

Nate Silver gives Santorum a 77% chance of winning the Michigan primary. He also now says the fundamentals favor an Obama victory in the fall.

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How Many of these Witnesses Can Get Pregnant?

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How Many of these Witnesses Can Get Pregnant?

The Republican House is holding a hearing against the birth control benefit in the Affordable Care Act. These are the witnesses:

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Don’t Tease Me Sarah.

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In the eventuality of a brokered convention, our good friend, former half term Governor Sarah Palin, has offered up her services.

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Rush Limbaugh Angry Republicans are Exposed as Theocratic Fascists

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Rush Limbaugh took to the airwaves yesterday to charge that Democrats are using the Obama administration’s controversial mandate on contraception coverage to plot against Rick Santorum. Yeah, you just figured that out, Rushie?

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There’s A Name For Forced Penetration Of A Women Without Her Consent

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The Republican war on women – and it is a war – has moved on to the next, but certainly not last, step in Virginia.

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Delaware Liberal Tracking Poll Results: Karen Weldin Stewart

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The polls are closed on the job performance of Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart, and the results are, as expected, strongly negative for KWS. The polls are now open for Congressman John Carney.

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Thursday Daily Delawhere [2.16.12]

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Thursday Daily Delawhere [2.16.12]

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