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Rod D. Martin’s Economic Forecast for 2020 and Beyond

by Rod D. MartinJanuary 1, 2020 It's a new decade, a new year, and an election year to boot, so lots of you have been asking me how I think the economy will fare in 2020. Many were surprised to see markets up a whopping 30% in 2019, particularly after their...

The Morning After – Election 2018

by Rod D. Martin November 7, 2018 So this morning we're exactly where I left off last night (which is exactly as I expected). Arizona and Montana still too close to call, but Republicans leading. There's a very good chance we'll end up at 55 Senate seats, up from 51,...

#YearOfTheWoman, GOP Edition

by Rod D. Martin November 7, 2018 #YearOfTheWoman, GOP edition: 1st woman elected IA Gov.   1st woman elected SD Gov.   1st Korean-American woman elected to Congress.   1st female TN Senator.   1st female AZ Senator* (results pending).   1st...

The Rod Martin Report – Final Pre-Election Update

Final Pre-Election Update     Dear Friend, Vote. Vote now. And take friends. As you well know from The Rod Martin Report, from, and from my constant stream of updates on Facebook, I have been warning for well over a year now that...

Latest Generic Ballot Numbers – Nov. 1, 2018

by Rod D. Martin November 1, 2018 LATEST GENERIC BALLOT NUMBERS (remembering that historically, the Republicans win the House at D+5 or better): as of this morning, Rasmussen has it D+3, YouGov D+5, Ipsos D+7, Morning Consult D+8, Harris D+9. Last week, Harris was...

#BlueWave in Florida? Not So Much

by Rod D. Martin October 17, 2018 #BlueWave in Florida? Not so much. More than 2.6 million mail-in ballots were sent out by elections supervisors two weeks ago. As of early Tuesday morning nearly 446,000 of those ballots had been returned with almost 40,000 more...

The Rod Martin Report – October 13, 2018

The Rod Martin Report - October 13, 2018     The Kavanaugh Surge House Update: Stronger Than Reported Senate Update (Race by Race): Huge GOP Shift The Democrats vs. Their Own Coalition The Victories You're Not Hearing How We Got The First...

The Price of “Medicare for All”

by Rod D. Martin October 12, 2018 Democrats are very upset that Republicans are pointing out the actual cost of their "Medicare For All" plan, which nationalizes healthcare and which has been endorsed by almost all major Democrat Presidential contenders. Yes, they're...

The Post-Kavanaugh “Legitimacy” of the Supreme Court

by Rod D. Martin October 8, 2018 I read a paragraph of a Wall Street Journal piece this morning, and found it puzzling. Here it is: The confirmation also presents Chief Justice John Roberts with a considerable challenge, report Brent and Jess Bravin. The three-month...

Senate Update, Oct. 4, 2018 – The Kavanaugh Surge

by Rod D. Martin October 4, 2018 ANOTHER SENATE UPDATE: Yesterday I told you that North Dakota is now likely out of reach for Democrats, with Republican Kevin Cramer now beating incumbent Democrat Sen. Heidi Heitkamp by an incredible 12 points: 53% to 41%. Generally...


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Rod D. Martin is a technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist, hedge fund manager, author and conservative activist from Destin, Florida.


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