Democrats looked good in early voting in IA and NC two weeks ago. That has changed.


11:57 am

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A look at the shift in voting patterns between urban and rural counties since 1988.


Please join my political party: Citizens for Ten Percent of Revenue Going to American Fact Finder


This exchange between Obama and other early voters is pretty good.

Via @nirajc. [ Also from @nirajc. ]


Political ads criticizing judges for being soft on crime affect judicial behavior.


The automated grocery store of 1948.


The political polarization of the media we consume.


Monday

Mon, 11:20 pm

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The Times endorsement of Cuomo leads with his push for gay marriage.

Meaning that his plan basically worked.


Mon, 11:16 pm

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The Times plus Brill's Content, but published annually.


Mon, 10:02 pm

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Much of the campaign finance trickery that tripped up Richard Nixon is now legal.


Mon, 9:54 pm

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A quick tour of the press areas of the White House.

A video posted by Tamara Keith (@tamarakeithnpr) on


Mon, 9:20 pm

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The former superintendent at Attica visits a prison in Norway.


Mon, 9:18 pm

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The second graph here.


Mon, 9:17 pm

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One of the weirder international stories: Sweden is trying to find this Russian sub.


Mon, 9:10 pm

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There is a foundry in Rochester that makes wooden letterpress sets.


Mon, 9:05 pm

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I refuse to care about the Knicks this year until they prove they can stay over .500 after 40 games.


Mon, 9:00 pm

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Hm, but it's chilly here and I am not a scientist, so.


Mon, 8:57 pm

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Moonset from space.


Mon, 6:28 pm

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"Should we tell a guy who looks like James O'Keefe with a mustache about our fraud plans?" "Hmm."


Mon, 6:14 pm

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Oh, iOS 8.1 Siri's got jokes. Super.


Mon, 5:34 pm

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The Price is Right is a great show.

Via @digg. [ Also from @digg. ]


Mon, 2:44 pm

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Washington somehow beat out Plovdiv as a tourist attraction.


Mon, 1:56 pm

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The GOP's silver-haried lining: From 2008 to 2012, increases in county median age correlated to less support for Obama.


Mon, 1:49 pm

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Over the last three years, the government spent $775 million to pay 57,000 people not to come to work.


Mon, 1:47 pm

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This is the way the world ends, not with a bang but with all of us running into a giant metal bar.

Via @kottke. [ Also from @kottke. ]


Mon, 11:27 am

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I actually could make a higher quality ad than this within the next hour.


Mon, 9:08 am

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How the Ebola scare has coalesced multiple strains of Obama opposition.


Mon, 9:04 am

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Important Monday survey question: Which of these two videos is better?


Sunday

Sun, 11:37 pm

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But seriously, before the printing press, what did people do in the evenings?

Consensus seems to be "sleep," which, paired with a 16-hour workday, seems right.


Sun, 10:16 pm

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A 1905 government report on using things like phrenology to ID the "criminal, pauper, and defective classes."


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