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Re: Romney Wasn't Conservative Enough  Statistically Feasible?
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Nov 8, 2012 8:08 PM


On Nov 8, 2012, at 6:45 PM, Guy Brandenburg wrote:
> this is getting seriously off topic.
I don't mind off topic too much but this is a lot worse than OT ...
Regards schremmer
> > Guy Brandenburg, Washington, DC > http://gfbrandenburg.wordpress.com/ > http://home.earthlink.net/~gfbranden/GFB_Home_Page.html > ============================ > From: kc mowrey <kcmowrey@charter.net> > To: Clyde Greeno <greeno@cox.net>; mathedcc@mathforum.org > Sent: Thursday, November 8, 2012 6:06 PM > Subject: Re: Romney Wasn't Conservative Enough  Statistically > Feasible? > > ? > Romney lost because... > Two centuries ago, a somewhat obscure Scotsman named Tytler made > this profound observation: > > "A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. > > It can only exist until the majority discovers it can vote itself > largess out of the public treasury > > After that, the majority always votes for the candidate promising > the most benefits with the result the democracy collapses > >  because of the loose fiscal policy ensuing, always to be followed > by a dictatorship, then a monarchy." > > > we have hit the tipping point where the number of people on > unemployment/ foodstamps/ medicaid /disability /and welfare has > reached over 50%..... > it does not look good ... > if you have not removed yourself from the stock market ...do so > quickly > also > with Obama in office.... > 2 things WILL happen the only question is WHEN > but I expect in the next 2 years > a) Iran will have a nuclear bomb > b) Israel will do a preemptive strike > how bad this is for all of us...remains to be seen > but gas over $5 is going to be the new reality > welcome to Obama the 2nd term > > > > >  Original Message  > From: "Clyde Greeno" <greeno@cox.net> > To: <mathedcc@mathforum.org> > Sent: Thursday, November 08, 2012 2:09 PM > Subject: Re: Romney Wasn't Conservative Enough  Statistically > Feasible? > > > Then, there are those who argue that many who appeared to be > voting "for > > Obama" actually were voting against the Tea Party. > > > >   > > From: "John" <zgraf@yahoo.com> > > Sent: Thursday, November 08, 2012 11:20 AM > > To: <mathedcc@mathforum.org> > > Subject: Romney Wasn't Conservative Enough  Statistically > Feasible? > > > >> Not really sure if this is the correct forum for this, but here > goes: > >> > >> After the presidential election, a number of pundits are saying > that gov. > >> Romney lost because >> he wasn't conservative enough <<. > >> > >> Thinking about this mathematically, I've drawn a simple number > line of > >> political affiliation below. > >> The spectrum extends from 100% liberal (1) on the left to 100% > >> conservative (+1) on the right. > >> > >> > >> In order to appeal to the MAXIMUM number of voters, isn't it > clear that a > >> candidate should position > >> himself/herself EXACTLY IN THE CENTER (i.e., at the "0" point > along the > >> number line)? > >> > >> How can one's moving further to the right (away from "0" and > closer to > >> "+1") possibly have the effect > >> of attracting more voters? > >> > >> > >> 1........................0........................+1 > >>  > >> 100% Liberal Moderate 100% Conservative > >> > **************************************************************************** > >> * To post to the list: email mathedcc@mathforum.org * > >> * To unsubscribe, email the message "unsubscribe mathedcc" to > >> majordomo@mathforum.org * > >> * Archives at http://mathforum.org/kb/forum.jspa?forumID=184 * > >> > **************************************************************************** > > > **************************************************************************** > > * To post to the list: email mathedcc@mathforum.org * > > * To unsubscribe, email the message "unsubscribe mathedcc" to majordomo@mathforum.org > * > > * Archives at http://mathforum.org/kb/forum.jspa?forumID=184 * > > > **************************************************************************** > >
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