Tag Archives: Marco Rubio

Marco For The Money ?

Marco Rubio is starting to creep into contention in the GOP race.  (Interesting how the word “creep” just came to me.  It could also serve as a pun, an omen or both.)  I haven’t said much about the Senator from … Continue reading

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Saturday Night At The Movies – Republican Style

In 1961 I watched the first broadcast of NBC’s Saturday Night At The Movies.  Last night I watched ABC’s and the GOP’s version.  In fact it reminded me of the 1977 movie Slap Shot. 

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Listen To Lindsey

Tuesday morning I happened to be listening to Morning Joe on MSNBC when South Carolina Republican Senator Lindsey Graham was being interviewed.  He spouted what I think will be the quote of the month and solid advise to any Republicans … Continue reading

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What We Know Of What Happened

The final results of the 2016 Iowa Caucuses are not in as I start to write this, but we know much more about how 2016 will go than we did 24 hours ago and that is what matters.  Let’s explore … Continue reading

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It Starts Tonight

Tonight it starts for real!  The first votes of the 2016 campaign are cast in the Iowa Caucuses.  That doesn’t mean the spinning, posturing and outright lying will stop; it only means the clock is running and the scoreboard will … Continue reading

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The Anticlimactic Main Event

Normally going into a debate with a large field I have already determined which of the participants I intend to primarily focus on.  Minutes from the undercard, (which I have no intention of paying attention to), as I write this … Continue reading

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Strange Fascination

It is Saturday afternoon as I write this.  The East Coast is suffering the effects of Jonas as the meteorologists have named the storm.  Unlike cities further north and west, here in the Raleigh area a six inch ruler would … Continue reading

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Lesser Of GOP Evils

This is getting to be a common theme in some of my and other people’s writing: the Republican Party is paying the price for its past sins.  Nowhere is this more clearly illustrated than in the 2016 GOP presidential race.  … Continue reading

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The Election Dividend

In recent days America reaped a significant benefit of the decision it made to elect Barack Obama instead of John McCain in 2008.  That harvest should continue for years.  At the end of the Cold War there was much made … Continue reading

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What Have We Done?

In the aftermath of losing the 2008 elections the Republicans felt they were a Party about to disintegrate.  In a desperate act of self-preservation they stoked the fires of racism and bigotry to give life to the Tea Party movement.  … Continue reading

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