Generic Congressional Polls – What Do They Mean?

CNN has a new "generic congressional" poll out that states the Democrats will win back the house: Specifically with the CNN poll, of the 1003 people CNN questioned, Democrats were talked to more than Republicans (by 9 points, 34% dem, 25% rep, 40% neither), so it is no shock that the Dems won the poll … Continue reading Generic Congressional Polls – What Do They Mean?

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Rising Wages Plus The Tax Cuts

The August jobs report showed good numbers in both the number of new jobs (+200K) and increased wages (up 2.9%).  The average pay went up $0.77 per hour to $27.16, which is roughly $1500 per year, but that is only half of the story. If you combine the wage increase and the tax cuts, you … Continue reading Rising Wages Plus The Tax Cuts

Texas Senate Race, Ted Cruz Will Win and the Problem With The Polls

Obsessing over polling headlines, the drudgereport.com has been hyping up the "blue wave" and specifically targeting Ted Cruz in Texas, for example: Drudge also headlined the other day something about Cruz being in "the fight of his life", which is odd, I thought running (and losing) against Trump in 2016 would have been a bigger … Continue reading Texas Senate Race, Ted Cruz Will Win and the Problem With The Polls