Tag Archives: Jeb Bush

The Muddied White Knight

As 2014 transitioned into 2015 I wrote a series of articles attempting to predict who the Republican presidential nominee for 2016 would be.  I came up with a final four of Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, Rand Paul and Mitt Romney.  … Continue reading

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The True Cost Of A Political Mistake

I am of the school of thought that when the dust settles Hillary Clinton will be the Democrats’ 2016 presidential nominee and Jeb Bush will be her Republican opponent.  Even if I have one or both of the names wrong … Continue reading

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Taxpayer Financed Fishing

In order to correctly analyze a situation you often need to discover the link between seemingly unrelated occurrences.  Sometimes this is called connecting the dots.  Establishing the link is especially difficult when you are bombarded with false information meant to … Continue reading

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Cross That One Off

When you start a new job where you will have significant influence over the agenda it is only natural to come up with a mental to do list; a listing of objectives you would like to see achieved on your … Continue reading

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The Wisdom Of Diversification

I was taught a principle in management school which I remember as, “Diversification in the avoidance of risk.”  The simple adage is, “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.”  The 2016 Presidential races – and despite the fact that … Continue reading

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And This Is Their Intellectual Leader?

Theoretically the American government consists of three co-equal branches: executive, legislative and judicial.  The executive branch is led by the President who is currently the rejuvenated Democrat Barack Obama.  The legislative consists of the Senate and the House of Representatives … Continue reading

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Consequences

Actions have consequences and they often take time to blossom.  During the George W. Bush administration America invaded and subsequently occupied Iraq.  The invasion was based on several false premises.  One was that Iraq was fostering terrorism.  While that wasn’t … Continue reading

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The Company You Choose To Keep

Wednesday morning Ed O’Keefe’s article entitled, Jeb Bush: ‘I love my father and my brother…but I am my own man’ was published in the Washington Post.  The quote contained in the title was an excerpt from the speech Bush planned … Continue reading

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No Bounce

I am a believer in many of the teachings of Sun Tzu; prominent among them is that most battles are won before they are fought.  If that is true the Democrats won the first battle of the 2016 presidential election … Continue reading

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Peaking Too Soon

With the college basketball season nearing its end I am forced to recall a lesson I learned as a young coach: you want your team to be playing its best basketball just before the post-season.  Those are the games that … Continue reading

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