Last Wednesday, The Washington Post ran an article about The History of U.S. Border Wall Apprehensions. There were several interesting data visualizations in the article, but the one that really caught my eye was their heatmap (or density map) showing apprehensions at the U.S.-Mexico border, which is along the southern portion of the United States […]

Source: Rachael Dottle, Ella Koeze, and Julia Wolfe, The 2018 Midterms, In 4 Charts, November 13, 2018, https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-2018-midterms-in-4-charts/.   Readers: Some interested 2018 Midterm Elections charts from FiveThirtyEight. Enjoy! Michael        

The Economist, in their daily chart for June 4, 2018, presented eleven measures that take the temperature of Donald Trump’s America. Mr. Trump’s campaign slogan promised to “Make America Great Again”. He has now been in office over 500 days, and appears ready to proclaim victory for his successes. The president bases this on the […]

Readers: This was completed in the years 2014-2015 by the Pew Research Center. I would be very curious how much this has changed since the 2016 elections and in what direction the public views are no leaning. Food for thought. Michael Source: –, Wide Mix of Factors Influencing Public Views on 22 Science-Related Issues, Pew Research […]

Source: _tayganOC, Top 20 Words Tweeted by @realDonaldTrump over 12 months, reddit.com, /dataisbeautiful, March 22, 2018, https://www.reddit.com/r/dataisbeautiful/comments/86cvlr/top_20_words_tweeted_by_realdonaldtrump_over_12/.  

Readers: First off, Happy New Year. I hope you all had a chance to relax and enjoy the holidays. Back in 2016 during the Presidential election cycle, I posted a chart created by Robert Mann, Who Lies More – A Comparison (see image to the right).  This chart generated a lot of comments and strong opinions. With the […]

Republicans were with Nixon until the end — on the eve of his resignation, 59% were opposed to impeachment.