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Topic: Romney Wasn't Conservative Enough -- Statistically Feasible?
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Alain Schremmer

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Re: Romney Wasn't Conservative Enough -- Statistically Feasible?
Posted: Nov 8, 2012 8:08 PM
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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/
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> ============================
> 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 pre-emptive 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
> >>

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