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Entries by Rick Horowitz from 11/2010

Election Day: Making Sense of All Those Numbers

| Posted 11.02.2010 | Comedy

They say Election Day isn't over until the last ballot is counted. They're wrong. Election Day isn't over until you get the results of the Ten-Foot Poll! Our survey of 1,423 randomly invented voters provides the insights you won't find anywhere else.

They Heard You Loud and Clear (Moreorless)

| Posted 11.05.2010 | Comedy

What the people said on Tuesday night completely squares with what I've been saying all along: "It's time to get rid of the designated-hitter rule."

GOP: Masters of Message

| Posted 11.09.2010 | Politics

When it comes to taking credit for tilting the pre-election playing field so smoothly in their direction, the GOP is the very picture of modesty.

Quantitative What?! We Need the Gershwins!

| Posted 11.11.2010 | Business

Quantitative easing, Economy is slow, Quantitative easing, We need a booster. Print a lot of money So commerce starts to flow, Suddenly it's s...

Dear Congress: While You're At It...

| Posted 11.16.2010 | Comedy

Welcome back to Washington! For dozens of you, these next few weeks will be your final moments on the congressional stage; you'll soon be moving back to your home states, or at least to K Street.

Dialogue? More Like Denialogue!

| Posted 11.18.2010 | Comedy

"Nobody said bipartisanship is easy."

Thanksgiving 2010: The Perfect Time for Complete Thankfulocity

| Posted 11.23.2010 | Politics

How am I thankful? Let me count the ways: I am thankful for the warm embrace of a loving family. I am thankful for the enduring blessings ...

A Thanksgiving Plot Most Fowl

| Posted 11.24.2010 | Comedy

With this report, we are forwarding all available information about a potentially disruptive air-travel incident which occurred in our sector at or about 0730 Thursday morning. Further information will be provided as it becomes available.

Wiki Wondering: Is It Still the Season to Rely on Reason?

| Posted 11.30.2010 | Politics

It's another WikiLeaks week: thousands of meant-to-be-secret diplomatic cables have been made available to a handful of news organizations. And the first conclusion? This stuff is complicated.