Tag Archives: Iowa Caucus

Good Policy And Good Political Strategy

Hillary Clinton visited Nevada on Tuesday and made some progressive statements on immigration.  She was actually slightly to the left of President Obama which made a lot of Democrats happy.  The Republican operatives immediately charged that it was a political … Continue reading

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Hogs Get Slaughtered

There is an old saying that says, “Pigs get fat, hogs get slaughtered.”  That may be the inscription on the tombstone to Chris Christie’s political career. A lot of details are yet to be filled in and events played out … Continue reading

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In Defense Of Iowa And New Hampshire

I’ve been following Presidential elections since 1960.  (Yes, I was a strange child.)  There are what I will call recycled issues that are brought up during each election with only slight variations.  Many of them will be explored here between … Continue reading

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Fools And Cowards

Today is April Fools’ Day, which justifies the first part of the headline.  I’m not sure if we have a day set aside for cowards, but that is the other trait being displayed by several of the 2016 GOP presidential … Continue reading

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Republicans: Hazardous To America’s Health

Today is like most days and there are several topics I could choose to write about.  I honestly didn’t thing I’d be writing about vaccinations two days in a row; but here we go. 

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Science vs. Stupidity

Sunday President Obama did his traditional pre-Super Bowl interview with a correspondent of the broadcasting network.  This year NBC’s Savannah Guthrie drew the plum assignment.  During the session Obama asked American parents to get their kids vaccinated against measles.  He … Continue reading

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The Fringe Met In The Middle

It’s the weekend between the NFL Conference Championships and the Super Bowl in the year before a presidential election; you’re a Republican who wants to be considered important.  What are you to do?  Well Saturday was your lucky day because … Continue reading

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2016 Republicans: Marsha Blackburn and Bobby Jindal

Today’s article is the second installment in the 2016 Republican Presidential nomination contenders series.  Unfortunately we are still in the pretenders’ phase of the project.  In fact, if history is any indication one of the two we will discuss today … Continue reading

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The Inevitable Christie ?

With his expected landslide reelection as New Jersey’s Governor on Tuesday, Chris Christie became the media’s consensus choice as the 2016 Republican Presidential nominee and the Clinton-Christie contest was underway as far as they were concerned.  While, at this point, … Continue reading

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Governor God

In my youth, when I got a little too big for my britches, I remember my parents asking me, “Who died and left you boss?”  That was for my own good and reminded me of my limitations.  This basic phrase … Continue reading

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