Tag Archives: Mitt Romney

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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Remove Spine And Turn Hard Right

When Jeb Bush made his non-announcement presidential announcement back in December the word was that he would not pander to the extreme right but would be his own man, say what he meant and live with electoral results.  Like most … 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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Ted Cruz Is No John Lennon

John Lennon was a musical genius who urged people to make the world to be a better place.  His 1971 hit Imagine was the biggest of his solo career.  It challenged the listener to imagine a wonderful world at peace … 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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The Wisdom Of Diversification

I was taught a principle in management school which I remember as, “Diversification in the avoidance of risk.”  The simple adage is, “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.”  The 2016 Presidential races – and despite the fact that … Continue reading

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We Share The Air

Don’t let the headline deceive you; this is not an environmental article.  As serious as that problem may be, (and it is very serious), today’s subject is of more immediate danger and has existed for a lot longer time. 

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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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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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