Tag Archives: Iowa Caucus

It’s Donald

I was incorrect.  Like most political observers I thought the candidacy of Donald Trump would crash and burn very early on.  I don’t know if I underestimated Trump’s candidacy, overestimated the intelligence of the Republican primary electorate or perhaps a … Continue reading

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Don’t Write Hillary’s Obit Anytime Soon!

After Tuesday night’s blowout in New Hampshire some in the news media began to write Hillary Clinton’s political obituary.  Here is my advice to them: Not so fast! 

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In Anticipation Of Margins And Second Place

Like most political observers I went into the New Hampshire primary expecting Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump to win their respective primaries.  The question marks were the margin by which Sanders won, who finished second on the Republican side and … Continue reading

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From Fight To Deja Vu And Finally Kumbaya

I went into last night’s Democratic debate in New Hampshire with the lowest of expectations.  Earlier in the day I left a message on a fellow progressive’s phone wishing her luck on staying awake during the broadcast.  Well it certainly … Continue reading

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Listen To Lindsey

Tuesday morning I happened to be listening to Morning Joe on MSNBC when South Carolina Republican Senator Lindsey Graham was being interviewed.  He spouted what I think will be the quote of the month and solid advise to any Republicans … Continue reading

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What We Know Of What Happened

The final results of the 2016 Iowa Caucuses are not in as I start to write this, but we know much more about how 2016 will go than we did 24 hours ago and that is what matters.  Let’s explore … Continue reading

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It Starts Tonight

Tonight it starts for real!  The first votes of the 2016 campaign are cast in the Iowa Caucuses.  That doesn’t mean the spinning, posturing and outright lying will stop; it only means the clock is running and the scoreboard will … Continue reading

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The Cowardly Bully

The biggest American political news of last week is something that literally didn’t happen; Donald Trump, the current Republican front-runner didn’t show up for Thursday night’s GOP debate in Des Moines, Iowa. 

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Bernie Black

Last night NBC News hosted a Democratic Presidential Debate in South Carolina.  Despite former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley’s presence on stage during which he reinforced his irrelevance, it was between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton.  While many perceived the evening … Continue reading

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Red Meat For Bubba

Last night’s Republican debate was held in North Charleston, South Carolina.  The field is starting to thin significantly, especially if you agree with my article from yesterday.  The early contests are days away.  Couple all those circumstances together and the … Continue reading

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