Tag Archives: Mitt Romney

Get On With It

There are a lot of inevitabilities that came with the mid-term results.  The Republicans are claiming a mandate from the American people to do a lot of things that are really just the agenda of their Tea Party wing; funny … Continue reading

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Mid-December 2015?

A commenter to a weekly op-ed I write for a local newspaper actually questioned what I was going to write about when this election was over as if it would be difficult to find material.  Even with a daily column … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It, And I Hope You Did

In case you missed it, and I certainly did, the Values Voter Summit held its 2014 event in Washington D.C. this past Thursday through Saturday.  The highlight of this annual conclave of the radical religious right was its presidential straw … Continue reading

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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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