Archive for November, 2012

We devote an enormous amount of time and energy, both as individuals and a society, towards arguing about the great social controversies of our time: issues of personal liberty vs. community security, euthanasia, animal rights, environmental issues, matters of economic distribution, abortion, etc. Some of us approach these issues from a dogmatic viewpoint which either […]

Watch 112 years of American elections take place in two minutes below: County Maps courtesy of Minnesota Population Center. National Historical Geographic Information System: Version 2.0. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota 2011 www.nhgis.org Combined election data from: WD Burnham: Presidential Ballots, 1836-1892 – EE Robinson: The Presidential Vote: 1896 to 1932 – RM Scammon: America at the Polls (1920-1964) – RM […]