Tag Archives: Mitt Romney

Scammer-In-Chief

Political legend has it that a Republican cannot win the presidency without winning Ohio.  That is with good reason because no Republican has ever won without winning the Buckeye State.  Here and many other places the theory has been advanced … Continue reading

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The Coal Comment

Are you frustrated by so many candidates being so scripted?  Did you ever wonder why they are?  We recently saw an example of why in West Virginia.

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Directions

Yesterday was the much anticipated Trump-Ryan “summit meeting”.  The results disappointed me on two levels.  Apparently I gave both Ryan and the Republican establishment too much credit.

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It’s Nerdy Time – First Edition

I love nerdy time!  This is the first nerdy posting of the 2016 general election season.  Today I want to concentrate on the Electoral College.

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It Takes A Party

One of the questions that political observers, especially Democrats, have been pondering this election cycle is whether or not we are witnessing the demise of the Republican Party.  Not since the mid 1800’s has America seen a major political Party … Continue reading

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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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