Tag Archives: Mitt Romney

That Was Just Wednesday

‘Twas the morning after the who knows what edition of Super Tuesday primaries and even awaking late the day held the promise of a lot of news that probably wouldn’t prove to be much news. 

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Do You Believe In Magic?

Yes, I stole the title of today’s article from the 1965 Lovin’ Spoonful’s hit of the same name.  That is also where the resemblance ceases.  John Sebastian wrote the song about young love; I’m talking about willfully ignoring past performance.  … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan, Just Another Loser

I’m not completely ready to rescind my prediction that Donald Trump will be the Republicans’ 2016 nominee, but I’m getting closer every day.  The not so behind the scenes maneuvering is fascinating if you’re a political junkie and repulsive to … Continue reading

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40(b) May Not Be

There is already some talk among political observers about Republican National Committee Rule 40(b).  Expect more as time goes on.  My guess is that it is a lot of talk about nothing.  Caution: This one gets pretty well into the … Continue reading

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It’s Donald

I was incorrect.  Like most political observers I thought the candidacy of Donald Trump would crash and burn very early on.  I don’t know if I underestimated Trump’s candidacy, overestimated the intelligence of the Republican primary electorate or perhaps a … Continue reading

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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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Questions For Lunch

A little over a week ago I had lunch with a Republican friend of mine who asked me just how serious I thought Donald Trump was about winning the presidency.  My reaction was a smile and my reply was that … Continue reading

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Disrespecting Veterans

Today is Veterans’ Day in America; a day set aside to honor those who are serving or have served America in military uniform.  Though I have never served and am now too old to I still have respect for those … Continue reading

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Un-American Prejudice

This week will be another jam packed with political news.  A GOP presidential debate, the Republican House Caucus’ selection of a Speaker nominee, the Federal Highway Trust Fund running out of money and the election of a new Speaker are … Continue reading

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The Ketchup Bottle In The Barroom

Many of my readers know I coached basketball.  Before hard work and good fortune intersected to provide me with the opportunity to coach at the college level I spent eight years in an “apprenticeship” at the high school level.  During … Continue reading

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