Trump’s Budget for the Wall is $25B Too Small (7x)

Trump’s Budget for the Wall is $25B Too Small (7x)

Last updated by Ryan Whitacker on March 17, 2017. Americans: prepare to get out your wallets to pay Uncle Sam. After sifting through Trump’s budget proposal, Reuters recently reported  Trump “wants Congress to shell out $1.5 billion for the border wall...
The Aftermath: Surprising Correlations Following Trump’s Win

The Aftermath: Surprising Correlations Following Trump’s Win

Last updated by Ryan Whitacker on November 22, 2016 As many (myself included) were quick to report, searches related to “moving to Canada” and other foreign countries reached an all-time high following Trump’s victory. Live election coverage also...
Visa & Moving Searches Reach All-Time High as Trump Nears Win

Visa & Moving Searches Reach All-Time High as Trump Nears Win

Published on November 11, 2016 by Ryan Whitacker The last few hours have seen an incredible spike in searches for visa-related terms. The image below comes from Google Trends for the USA only, and spikes as election results swing in Trump’s direction. Note that...
Data Shows Media Ignoring Sanders Less as His Chances Decline

Data Shows Media Ignoring Sanders Less as His Chances Decline

Published on March 26 by Ryan Whitacker A couple months ago I posted an analysis of media bias in the 2016 election. The analysis used Google searches compared to mainstream TV mentions and found a very strong correlation, showing that the trends are strongly...
2016 Presidential Media Blackouts: Not Just Conspiracy

2016 Presidential Media Blackouts: Not Just Conspiracy

Published on January 12 by Ryan Whitacker In my last post I talked about correlations between media coverage and poll numbers for Republican presidential candidates. The most common response from non-Trump supporters was a claim that their candidate is being treated...