Tag Archives: Jeb Bush

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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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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A Lead Trial Balloon

Last week Friday most of the American political world was shocked to hear that Willard Mitt Romney was not going to run for President in 2016; I was not among the shocked.  In politics it is a common practice to … Continue reading

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Small World

A trio of events that occurred on three different continents this Sunday all caught my attention and I’d like to briefly explore them today.  They illustrated how interconnected our world is in the 21st century.

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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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2016 Republicans: Mitt Romney

The last time a major American political party re-nominated a losing candidate in its next convention was in 1956 when the Democrats nominated Adlai E. Stevenson.  The Republican candidate was incumbent Dwight D. Eisenhower who proved to be the prohibitive … Continue reading

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2016 Republicans: Jeb Bush

We have reached the final four.  I am covering them in alphabetical order since I think any of them could become the Republican nominee if the stars align themselves in a certain way.  On the other hand I don’t see … Continue reading

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2016 Republicans: The Final Four

Perhaps it’s a case of not being able to see the forest for the trees, but I’ve always been much better at predicting the Republican presidential nominee than the Democratic one.  It just always seemed abundantly clear to me.  When … Continue reading

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