Peter Norvig, Director of Research at Google, provides an FAQ on the election. I haven’t finished reading it, but the analysis appears worth reading.
Native persimmons are much smaller than the Japanese varieties, but they are every bit as tasty. I just picked these in my backyard.
These same counties went mostly blue in 2004 and 2000. Why? Well, the best answer, says marine biologist Craig McClain, may be an old one, going back before the Civil War, before 1776, before Columbus, back more than 100 million years to the days when the Deep South was under water.