Friday, November 14, 2008

Cincinnati as Center of the Country

According to this map on Wikipedia, based on census data, Cincinnati (or Covington actually) was the mean center of population in the U.S. in my favorite decade of Cincinnati history, the 1880s.

Reminds me of the "moving right along" series of posts on mahketewah hall 1876 blog.

Tuesday, November 4, 2008


I saw this at Andrew Sullivan's blog, and I thought it was appropriate for today. I especially did not expect what the young couple with the pregnant wife had to say. Whoever you are voting for, you should get out and vote. Even if you plan to take all the money from the rich to create a socialist utopia or plan to impose a theocracy, you are still probably smarter than most people.