Tag Archives: Mitt Romney

Shifting Sands

Many of you will be reading this with your Sunday morning coffee.  (I’m writing it with my Saturday morning tea.)  This Sunday’s talk shows will be dominated by people who claim to have solutions to the problems in the Middle … Continue reading

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Suppress Or Represent

Recently Ashley Spillane, President of Rock The Vote, wrote an article entitled, These states are trying to stop young people from voting, which was picked up by several newspapers including the Washington Post.  It focuses on some of the tactics … Continue reading

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Simply Stupid?

This is one of those “where do I begin” stories that just doesn’t stop giving.  I think I’ll start by quoting what the late Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan told a colleague on the Senate floor, “You are entitled to your … Continue reading

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Corporate Personhood Should Equal Personal Responsibility

Two recent Supreme Court ruling, (Citizens United and Hobby Lobby), appear to reinforce the concept of corporate personhood.  (Which brings to mind an interesting set of questions: Is a corporation “conceived” when one of its founders thinks about forming it?  … Continue reading

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An Affront To Personal And Religious Freedom In America

An axiom of modern day life is to not write when you are angry.  Well I am and with good reason.  I will try to contain my anger but if it comes through so be it, it is with good … Continue reading

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More Than Just A Phone

Describing me as a geek certainly has some accuracy to it; a techno-geek I’m not.  Wednesday Amazon unveiled its new Fire Phone.  I happened to be spending the afternoon with one of my most tech savvy friends and he was … Continue reading

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Political Terrorists

Seldom does one occurrence have you thinking in several different directions simultaneously.  Tuesday night I experienced that type of event.  I was in a meeting when my BlackBerry went off alerting me to the fact that Republican House Majority Leader … Continue reading

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The Diminishing Influence Of The Tea Party

The Tea Party is very close to being on life support but don’t completely count them out yet.  If the pattern thus far established in the primaries continues it is good news for America and has made the Democrats challenge … Continue reading

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Republican Recycle

The good news is that the Republicans have finally recycled something; the bad news is that they have recycled Benghazi.  Today I want to explore why they did it and the man they have put in charge.  Both moves are … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Jeanne Shaheen

A 1970 hit made famous by a Canadian singer about a spot in Hawaii may be an omen for New Hampshire voters in 2014. 

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