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How insider Nate Silver was able to make better 2012 predictions- The IRS card. Morris owed apology
http://www.freerepublic.com/perl/post_article ^ | May 28 2013 | NLZ NOT Free Republic

Posted on 05/28/2013 2:18:58 PM PDT by NoLibZone

Given that we now know that the Federal government used its full weight and resources to stop the voter participation in the 2012 elections we know see how an insider could make better predictions.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Miscellaneous; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: 2012election; kosmolesrhere; natesilver; natesilver2012; sourcetitlenoturl; vanity; yesavanity

1 posted on 05/28/2013 2:18:58 PM PDT by NoLibZone
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To: NoLibZone

You really put a lot of effort into this post.


2 posted on 05/28/2013 2:23:02 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (It is the deviants who are the bullies.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

lol


3 posted on 05/28/2013 2:23:48 PM PDT by babble-on
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To: NoLibZone
Those groups should have been screaming bloody murder and in court seeking relief.

Then Barone and the rest would have known.

4 posted on 05/28/2013 2:26:46 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....Let It Burn...)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
You really put a lot of effort into this post.

You really have to appreciate the exhaustive research, the incisive insights and the convincing conclusions.

Truly, a landmark work...

5 posted on 05/28/2013 2:27:05 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE --)
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To: okie01

Hey!

At least he has a Thesis.


6 posted on 05/28/2013 2:31:15 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie ("The White House can't be trusted." - Ron Fournier, National Journal)
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To: NoLibZone
Morris owed apology.

Watch out, he might want to suck your toes in appreciation.

7 posted on 05/28/2013 2:31:24 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: okie01

You two are unaware that the iRS was used to stop Conservative groups from partipating in the 2012 election.

And that Nate SIlver is an insider.

I believe you guys.

Start your education with a paper you must truly believe:

The Los Angele Times

http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-pn-irs-replaces-head-of-division-targeted-conservatives-20130523,0,3212911.story


8 posted on 05/28/2013 2:31:29 PM PDT by NoLibZone (None here can be puzzled by why Jews walked into the cars so quietly- we are walking up the planks.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Or Nate Silver could have just looked at the polls, averaged them, and seen the Obama was likely going to win


9 posted on 05/28/2013 2:32:33 PM PDT by MrShoop
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To: okie01

“You really have to appreciate the exhaustive research, the incisive insights and the convincing conclusions.

Truly, a landmark work...”


Yes, but has this been peer reviewed?


10 posted on 05/28/2013 2:33:23 PM PDT by Greetings_Puny_Humans
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To: NoLibZone

We should start a class action suit against the IRS for voter fraud and supression....

IRS

Institutionalized
Republican
Suppression


11 posted on 05/28/2013 2:35:33 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: NoLibZone

Here’s a thread for some of our Daily Kos Moles that are unaware of whats going on.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3024631/posts


12 posted on 05/28/2013 2:45:32 PM PDT by NoLibZone (None here can be puzzled by why Jews walked into the cars so quietly- we are walking up the planks.)
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To: NoLibZone
Who's to say the targeted groups would have backed Romney?

Or that what they could do would be enough to swing the election to him?

13 posted on 05/28/2013 2:50:34 PM PDT by x
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To: Greetings_Puny_Humans

Unfortunately, peer review is not possible because of the lost data, or the refusal to produce it.


14 posted on 05/28/2013 2:53:53 PM PDT by LachlanMinnesota
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To: NoLibZone; Uncle Miltie; E. Pluribus Unum; Greetings_Puny_Humans
You two are unaware that the iRS was used to stop Conservative groups from partipating in the 2012 election.

No $hit, $herlock.

That's been patently obvious from the moment that conscious targeting of Tea Party groups was established.

It's hardly news.

Whether or not Silver, a baseball stathead, was in the scam is interesting -- at a certain level -- but largely irrelevant.

C'mon, be of good humor. We're just funnin' with ya.

15 posted on 05/28/2013 3:03:02 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE --)
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To: NoLibZone
You two are unaware that the iRS was used to stop Conservative groups from partipating in the 2012 election.

Here's the thing - 501(c)(3) and (c)(4) groups are not supposed to "participat[e] in the 2012 election" (or any other election) in any meaningful way. Partisan political groups do not qualify for that status. So, I'm not sure that targeting conservative/tea party nonprofits would have stopped groups conservative/tea party groups from participating in the election, since the organizations that were targeted were not (or should not have been) involved in partisan political activities.

16 posted on 05/28/2013 3:06:25 PM PDT by Conscience of a Conservative
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To: NoLibZone

Nate Silver is nothing but a partisan hack.


17 posted on 05/28/2013 3:09:04 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Conscience of a Conservative

Well if the rule you’re obviously in favor of was followed by the dumbocrats, we’d have no participation by Media Matters, Rock the Vote, and ACORN. But the last time I checked, they weren’t following the rules as written, although we’re supposed to? With people like you at the helm, we’ll never win these battles.


18 posted on 05/28/2013 3:18:08 PM PDT by Prince of Space (Be Breitbart, baby. LIFB.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
This was my favorite part...

we know see how an insider could make better predictions.

We know. See?

19 posted on 05/28/2013 3:21:23 PM PDT by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: Prince of Space
Yes, I’m in favor of limiting the political activities of 501(c)(3) and (c)(4) organizations, but those rules should obviously be enforced on both sides (and just as obviously, they are not).
20 posted on 05/28/2013 3:31:50 PM PDT by Conscience of a Conservative
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To: NoLibZone

Another good article for our Low Info Kos Moles.

IRS higher-ups requested info on conservative groups, letters show

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3024766/posts


21 posted on 05/28/2013 4:16:37 PM PDT by NoLibZone (None here can be puzzled by why Jews walked into the cars so quietly- we are walking up the planks.)
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To: smoothsailing
I was trying to make sense of "Morris owed apology."

Morris? Morris?

The cat that used to appear in cat food commercials?

But he's deceased...and why would he be owed an apology?

Your comment made it click. Dick Morris. Of course. The reformed Clintonista pundit who used to be on TV every day. The one who predicted that the 2008 election would be Hillary vs. Condi.

Is he still around?

22 posted on 05/28/2013 5:32:50 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: Uncle Miltie; okie01
Hey! At least he has a Thesis.

Perhaps, but okie01 has a Thesaurus ;-)

23 posted on 05/28/2013 5:34:59 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: NoLibZone

If your point is that this shows the lengths that the regime will go to to assure election outcomes.

Does this make it more likely that direct voter fraud was involved in the re-election of the regime?

You bettcha!


24 posted on 05/28/2013 5:35:43 PM PDT by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton (Go Egypt on 0bama)
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To: NoLibZone

You link back here. Dumb!


25 posted on 05/28/2013 5:35:53 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Conscience of a Conservative
Partisan political groups do not qualify for that status

I think maybe you have a slightly skewed idea of what these groups can and can not do. They can not support or oppose candidates directly; however, they can support or oppose issues ESPECIALLY contentious political issues.

26 posted on 05/28/2013 5:39:10 PM PDT by DBeers (†)
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To: Verginius Rufus

He’s still around, kinda like the ring in the bathtub at a cheap motel.


27 posted on 05/28/2013 5:39:13 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Conscience of a Conservative
Yes, I’m in favor of limiting the political activities of 501(c)(3) and (c)(4) organizations

WHY? That is what the leftists want. That is why the leftists still whine about the Supreme Court decision on Citizen's United. That is why the leftists attempted to and successfully silenced many conservative groups using the IRS and many other agencies.

Keeping alive the free marketplace of ideas is what this is all about. The left wants to censor the people.

28 posted on 05/28/2013 5:44:24 PM PDT by DBeers (†)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks NoLibZone.


29 posted on 05/28/2013 7:39:17 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: MrShoop
"Or Nate Silver could have just looked at the polls, averaged them, and seen the Obama was likely going to win"

...or someone just sent him an advance copy of the election results.
30 posted on 05/28/2013 10:55:08 PM PDT by clearcarbon
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