Tag Archives: Jeb Bush

Hanging In There

It hasn’t started yet, but it will: Is Jeb Bush in trouble?  The answer is no.  He is doing fine at this point in the contest.

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The Vanishing Rand?

There is a tradition in American news of releasing information that you would like buried on a Friday afternoon.  The theory is that most of the news media already has the majority of their weekend news “in the can”, many … Continue reading

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I Don’t Know; But I’ll Tell You

Rick Santorum’s campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination is on life support.  Therefore a case can be made to simply ignore him and anything he says.  The problem is that Santorum isn’t articulating anything that different from many other … Continue reading

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The Sweetest Of The Sixteen Spots

Tuesday Ohio Governor John Kasich officially declared his candidacy for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.  His entry brings the field of “name” contenders to 16.  As an old basketball coach that was simply too much temptation and I am compelled … Continue reading

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What A Week And More To Come

  Last week was a political news week where a lot happened and much of it is still pending. Instead of focusing on one story I decided to briefly comment on several.  Some of these events are so fast moving … Continue reading

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Christmas In July

  Today is Independence Day in America.  The traditional time to open presents is Christmas which is still almost a full six months off.  If you have paid attention to recent events in the 2016 Republican race Democrats are getting … Continue reading

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A Whole New World

Tomorrow it becomes official.  Jeb Bush becomes an official candidate for President.  That is if all the leaks and rumors are true.  I’d bet the farm that they are!

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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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They’re Biting

Hillary Clinton has the luxury of being a runaway favorite for the 2016 Democratic Presidential nomination.  On the Republican side there is currently a crowded field, (and if you believe the polls), with no clear frontrunner.  Theoretically that gives each … Continue reading

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And This Is The Moderate?

I had lunch with a conservative Republican friend of mine the other day.  Paul and I disagree on many political topics but not surprisingly often find ourselves basically on the same page or certainly within range of an amicable compromise.  … Continue reading

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