Tag Archives: Jeb Bush

None Of My Busines…But

At points in my life I have been a Democratic operative.  In that capacity when I was asked a question about a Republican primary my standards reply was that it wasn’t any of my business.  Politically speaking that was true.  … Continue reading

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A Mom In The Oval Office

Today is Mothers’ Day in America.  The genesis of the holiday was an effort to unite the mothers of the country during the Civil War.  Currently, while we are short of outright war, our political landscape is bitterly divided.  There … 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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Follow The VA Money

The Republicans have long been famous for zombie lies.  Now they are also famous for zombie ideas.  Ideas that truth and logic had thought they had killed off.  There is a new attempt to privatize the VA.  During the 2012 campaign … Continue reading

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The Sugar Daddy Specials

While it will be summer rerun season for network television the best comedy series of the season is scheduled to kickoff in Cleveland, Ohio on August 15th.  It is also known as the Republican Presidential Debates.  While most pilots come … Continue reading

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Hillary’s First Break

From a Democratic standpoint one of the best things that can happen in the 2016 primary season is for one or more of the ultra loony Republican candidates to stay in the race well beyond their campaign’s “expiration date”.  That … Continue reading

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Money Rules!

Aside from the potential impact of the Iranian nuclear arms deal framework, the big American political story of last week was the Republican retreat on the various Religious Freedom Restoration Acts.  It proved two things I have long contended: that … Continue reading

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How Dangerous Would President Jeb Be?

I have long felt that Jeb Bush is the best candidate for the Republicans to run in 2016 if they are serious about trying to win back the White House.  If you follow the donor money I’m not alone.  Keep … 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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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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