Archive for November 2020

History of How Black Friday Got It's Name

History of How Black Friday Got It's Name
With the 2020 Presidential Election about to be officially called, the primary event captivating America right now will soon reach closure. Once it does, the next November "event" that will be top of mind is "Black Friday," the biggest shopping day of the year. It occurs on the Friday after Thanksgiving each year, and commands more media coverage and national attention than the actual holiday that transpires the previous day. We've already been seeing Black Friday advertising, one example would be this Fry's ad, for about a week. Once Halloween is over, it's now Christmas shopping season/time to hype up Black Friday. ...

2020 Presidential Election Results Defying All Odds and Projections

2020 Presidential Election Results Defying All Odds and Projections
Hey, remember that Wisconsin poll from a few days ago that had Joe Biden up 17 points in Wisconsin? Well, he's actually up only 0.6% in America's Dairyland, with an estimated 97% of the vote already in, as of this writing. How about the national polls, most of which had Biden up anywhere from 8-12 points, consistently, on Donald Trump. There's still a lot of vote left to be counted, sure, but on the morning after the 2020 Presidential Election, he's only up 1.9%. As off as the polls are, the projection modeling is even worse, and it's clear that they are severely flawed...