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Mickey Costa
Mickey Costa pretends to be knowledgable in US Politics, the NY Tech Scene, and BitCoin.

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Entries by Mickey Costa

Why I Am (Not) Surprised

(1) Comments | Posted December 31, 2012 | 2:04 PM

Nine hours until the cliff hits, and nine hours until a new year. Tick tock. But will anything be that different next year? No matter what deal is struck, or whether one is struck at all, how much more of this are we going to take? We have a Congress...

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To Move Forward, We Must End Partisan Politics

(6) Comments | Posted November 7, 2012 | 1:21 AM

By 11:18 p.m. EST, America had found out that the President will be re-elected, the House will remain under Republican control and the Democrats will retain a Senate majority. Basically, everything will stay the same. So we are left to ask, will anything be different?

We still have the...

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The Debate Trilogy, Part III: Still Waiting for the Return of the Jedi

(4) Comments | Posted October 23, 2012 | 8:29 AM

The latest CNN/ORC poll for the third and final presidential debate has Obama winning 48 percent to 40 percent over Romney.

Obama was expected to win this debate. Indeed, as several of my colleagues frankly put it, "It is his to lose." The same could be said about the...

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Round Two: Was it Romney's to Win or Obama's to Lose?

(13) Comments | Posted October 17, 2012 | 8:29 AM

The latest CNN/ORC poll indicates that 46 percent of people thought that President Obama won the debate, compared to 39 percent for Governor Romney. However, this 7 percent disparity fell within the margin of error.

After Tuesday night's intense debate, there is certainly a lot to dissect. But in the...

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Everything in Moderation

(1) Comments | Posted October 12, 2012 | 10:09 AM

Martha Raddatz, ABC's Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent, was one of two women chosen to moderate the 2012 debate series. Prior to the debate, the media raised questions about her aptitude for this role, given her lack of experience moderating debates of this magnitude. Would she be tougher than Jim Lehrer?...

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