Tag Archives: Jeb Bush

Mid-December 2015?

A commenter to a weekly op-ed I write for a local newspaper actually questioned what I was going to write about when this election was over as if it would be difficult to find material.  Even with a daily column … Continue reading

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Rand Runs Like A Republican

About a year ago a friend, whose political opinions I respect, suggested that Rand Paul would be the 2016 Republican Presidential candidate.  While we both acknowledged it was too early to predict with any degree of certainty, I felt Chris … Continue reading

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Opening Day 2014

Even as I have reached senior citizen status in the eyes of many, when Opening Day of baseball season arrives I’m still a little boy at heart.  At 4:10pm today my favorite team, the Tampa Bay Rays, host the Toronto … Continue reading

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A Personal Primary

How would you like to have your own personal 2016 Presidential primary?  Apparently if you donated something north of $90 million in 2012 it will happen.  Just ask casino magnet Sheldon Adelson who is holding what Republican operatives are calling … Continue reading

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Really, Rick?

On March 14th the Washington Post published an opinion piece by veteran Republican consultant and operative Ed Rodgers entitled, Rick Perry deserves a second look.  My first reaction was, “Really?”  My second reaction was, “Can a major American political party … Continue reading

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Bye, Bye Bully

This week saw a 2014 Senate race decided and a 2016 Republican Presidential contender go down in flames.  With Liz Cheney withdrawing from the Wyoming Republican Senatorial primary, Senator Mike Enzi will be reelected in November.  Despite a good performance … 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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The Sanest Man In The Asylum

A favorite political parlor game is picking who the Presidential nominees will be.  Since it now appears America lives in a state of perpetual campaigning, selecting the next nominee starts the morning after the last election.  Despite the fact that … Continue reading

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Desperation Suppression

Florida became the laughing stock of the free world for the way it handled the 2012 elections.  The voting process was much more efficient in many third world countries than it was in parts of Florida.  The Florida Tea Party/Republicans … Continue reading

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A Lesson In Cheating

Talk to a conservative and they will extol the virtues of private and charter schools.  Have that same conversation with a public school teacher and you will hear a dramatically different story.  Juxtapose Fox News and MSNBC; ditto.  What is … Continue reading

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