Tag Archives: Rachel Maddow

Go Negative Young Candidate (Or Old)

More Americans have a negative than positive view of Donald Trump.  In fact he has the record net negative for any presidential candidate in history.  Before the Democrats start to jump for joy let me remind them that Hillary Clinton … Continue reading

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From Fight To Deja Vu And Finally Kumbaya

I went into last night’s Democratic debate in New Hampshire with the lowest of expectations.  Earlier in the day I left a message on a fellow progressive’s phone wishing her luck on staying awake during the broadcast.  Well it certainly … Continue reading

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Manslaughter In Michigan?

The headline is a little harsh.  I thought about Murder In Michigan and then decided the outcome was more a result of apathy, prejudice, politics and incompetence than premeditation.  Nonetheless children’s live are in danger and I’m certain deaths have … Continue reading

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Reality Lives Down To Expectations

I went into last night’s CNBC “Your Money, Your Vote: The Republican Presidential Debate” with low expectations.  I was not disappointed!  The moderators lost control of the event almost from the get go.  CNBC did such a poor job they … Continue reading

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Why Would They?

I consider myself to be a law abiding, morally responsible person.  I’m not perfect but like most Americans I do the right thing and stay within the law.  Unfortunately many of our corporations do not.  Thursday night’s Rachel Maddow Show … Continue reading

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Two Promises

Buried in last week’s hoopla around three pretenders (Carly Fiorina, Megyn Kelly and Donald Trump) the biggest news was President Obama’s pronouncement on combating climate change.  Neither Fiorina nor Trump will ever be President and Kelly will continue her charade … Continue reading

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I Don’t Know; But I’ll Tell You

Rick Santorum’s campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination is on life support.  Therefore a case can be made to simply ignore him and anything he says.  The problem is that Santorum isn’t articulating anything that different from many other … Continue reading

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Will The Opportunity Be Taken?

I can see one of those inspiration posters with the pretty landscape picture hanging on some coach’s office wall saying something along the lines of: Obstacles are just opportunities to correct a problem.  I don’t know how much stock I … Continue reading

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Under The 2013 Christmas Tree

Christmas is the traditional day for Americans to exchange gifts.  Its roots and true meaning are in Christianity.  I realize several of the people on my list are not Christians, but that doesn’t matter.  This annual article is somewhat of … Continue reading

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Really, Rand?

Occasionally something you see just jumps out and grabs you.  My first reaction is often; this must be a spoof.  Like when I saw the picture of North Carolina Republican George Holding sleeping in the Speaker’s chair while presiding over … Continue reading

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