2020 Voter Turnout – Early Voting and Mail-In Ballots

Since 2016, Trump has not lost any significant support, in fact, in the Republican party alone I know he has gained support. If Trump would have received the never-Trump vote in 2016, for example, he would probably have won Minnesota and maybe some other places. This time around you have Ben Shaprio, Glenn Beck, and … Continue reading 2020 Voter Turnout – Early Voting and Mail-In Ballots

New York Coronavirus Peak – Not as Bad as Lombardy Italy

Towards the end of March, New York City appeared to be following in the footsteps of Italy's hardest hit region, the Lombardy Province. While New York City is, by far, the worst area of the United States, it still did not reach the levels of Lombardy.  The New York City Metro area is much denser … Continue reading New York Coronavirus Peak – Not as Bad as Lombardy Italy

Does Temperature Factor Into How The Chinese Coronavirus Spreads?

Inspired by Victor Davis Hansen, who wrote an article about California potentially having the virus for months, I decided to see if there is a resemblance in the data being reported that would support his theory. First, according to the California Influenza Surveillance Program (the California Department of Health), starting in early December, there were … Continue reading Does Temperature Factor Into How The Chinese Coronavirus Spreads?

Digging in to the Chinese Coronavirus Data – New York Compared to Italy

Looking at the daily death tallies for Italy and the United States, in some ways it appears we are following their trend, just lagging two weeks behind: Lombardy, Italy's hardest hit region (by far): 9,206 square miles and roughly 10,000,000 people, 25,515 cases and 3,095 deaths (as of 3/22/2020) New York City Metro area, United … Continue reading Digging in to the Chinese Coronavirus Data – New York Compared to Italy

Historical Perspective – President Trumps Republican Party is Strong After Mid-Term Battle

Harry Truman was the last president to deliver a major "first mid-term" election victory.  His Democrat party picked up 75 house seats and 9 in the senate.  Since then, George W. Bush was the only president to make net gains in both chambers of Congress (7 in the House and 2 in the Senate) in … Continue reading Historical Perspective – President Trumps Republican Party is Strong After Mid-Term Battle