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Friday, November 03, 2006

Sony/Erik Wager Update:

4. Net negative loss suffered by Congressional Republicans in upcoming midterm elections (2006): o/u = 12 1/2 (15 is a loss of control)
Hodur takes Under.

Still close... can Democrats snatch defeat from the jaws of victory? Again? I'm 0-for-2 on this wager with three yet undecided, so come on you stupid pricks.

Tradesports betting seems to suggest that the dems will pickup 20-25 seats in the House, so I should be pretty solid here. On a side note, the most popular parlay has the dems taking the House and the reps retaining the Senate.

3 Comments:

Blogger REkz said...

I doubt it, but y'never know.

Republicans cheat, Dem's cheat, but the Repubs have more influence into the apparatus of vote tallying... (and frankly, I think those who worship the landed wealthy are more willing to deny po' folk their voting rights in manipulation of the system).

I can't look at this stuff like sports. But I have been volunteering & giving out Green Party voter guides all across E.Bay. :)

You can grab an online one from here. They're really handy to take into the voting booths.

2:47 AM  
Blogger Erik said...

LOL... so your assessment of the congressional races is, whoever wins they probably cheated? I guess that covers all the bases!

Also: Green Party?!? I would think the Peace and Freedom Party would be a natural home for you. Actually I'm not sure of the differences between them and the Greens, although perhaps the militant feminists scare you off (and rightly so -- I watched the CA Senate Candidates speeches yesterday and the P&F womyn made my balls shrink).

9:22 AM  
Blogger Sony said...

Well, that sucked for my bet. But as a firm believer, even before it became a meme, that a divided gov't governs better, I am pleased. And I like the noises being made about governing like adults and not freshman frat boys. Maybe we'll even leave Iraq to the Iraqis.

5:56 PM  

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