Just before tonight’s so-called Vice-Presidential candidates TV debate a chart we found a while ago that relates average IQs by U.S. states and their voting in the 2004 U.S. Presidential Elections.
Well you might say don’t trust statistics you haven’t faked yourself, but then go on and (re)create this chart for this year’s elections (I guess we might have to do it ourselves).
Niels Buus’ project list (in Danish)
- Animation (Politics): On the quest for the Democratic Messiah
- Video: Obama Rickrolling
- Bush approval rating chart
- US Credit Crisis: Fed borrowing shown as a chart
This little animation shows the struggle of the US Democrats to find the right candidate for the next elections in a “kind of” humorous way. Who will be the chosen one to lead the Democrats out of the desert after more than seven years?
Well, I guess we might know tomorrow but latest in November…
Is it April 1st or already November 5th.
Well I guess it had to be done. Senator Obama RickRolled – BarackRoll’d (like a rickroll… only Presidential)…
The BBC has created a very nice interactive Approval Rating Tracker on their web site. Together with the chart for one year or five years users can display details for key events. The charts are created with data from weekly and monthly opinion polls. Click on the image for the jump
If you would like to see the “official version of how much money the Fed is pumping into banks and financial institutions recently, have a look at the chart below.
The gray shaded areas are times officially recognized as recessions. The underlying data is available at the St. Louis Fed web site together with a charting application that allows you to further customize the range and other parameters.
To better visualize the substantial change we have split the data into two charts:
The larger chart shows the borrowing from the FED for the period 1919 to 2007 and the smaller one data for 2008 only. As you can see during these almost 90 years borrowing remained continuously within a range of almost none to max 8 Billion USD per month.
Since the beginning of 2008 the numbers have drastically changed and are now at about 155 Billion USD per month. The monthly figures for 2008 in detail…