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I won't link to the screed-fest that is the website known as RedState, but if you want to put on your galoshes and wander over there, you'll find this little gem:

Dear Republicans: No One Elected You to Work with Democrats

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A face you want to put your fist into
If I awake on the Wednesday after Election Day to find that Mary Burke will be the next governor of Wisconsin, I'll be satisfied with that.  However, if I truly examine my thoughts, follow my gut, and give free reign to my Id-fueled base feelings, I want the Republicans to remain in control in Wisconsin.

I'll explain why over the fold.  

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Michele Bachmann's Sixth-District challenger recently penned an article for the StarTribune's business section, outlining his plans for overhaul of the tax code.  While he laid out many progressive points worthy of praise, such as eliminating the cap on Social Security taxes, on the flip side he dropped this startling clunker:

Implement chained CPI by linking benefit increases not to changes in the consumer price index, but to what’s called the “chained CPI,’’ which takes into account product substitutions by consumers as prices fluctuate, i.e., purchasing chicken or pork in lieu of beef when beef prices spike.
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Gregg Easterbrook is one of my favorite writers -- penning the Tuesday Morning Quarterback column over on  He writes passionately about football, which I love, and he weaves in topics of science and sci-fi, which I find fascinating reading.

He makes the most compelling argument to abandon the Electoral College that I've found so far, written last week on Election Day:

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