Tag Archives: Jeb Bush

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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White Knight By Default?

I saw an editorial cartoon yesterday morning the caption of which said: “Three out of four Republicans are running for President.”  Thankfully that is an exaggeration but, granted poetic license, not that much of one. 

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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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