Tag Archives: Iowa Caucus

Nobody Came

What if you held a party an nobody came?  That is the dilemma the Iowa Republican Party found themselves in.  Friday my BlackBerry buzzed with the news that they cancelled the party.     

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White Knight By Default?

I saw an editorial cartoon yesterday morning the caption of which said: “Three out of four Republicans are running for President.”  Thankfully that is an exaggeration but, granted poetic license, not that much of one. 

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Bernie For The Win?

Tuesday morning I watched a national reporter in the unenviable position of trying to hype Bernie Sanders’ candidacy for the 2016 Democratic Presidential nomination.  He displayed an appropriate level of enthusiasm, (he, like me, is a Bernie fan), listed several … Continue reading

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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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