Tag Archives: Ronald Reagan

Trump’s Losing Hand

I have a love/hate relationship with demographics.  When you look at marketing a product or service they can be useful guides.  The same can be said for marketing a political candidate.  That is what I want to discuss today with … Continue reading

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The Exorcism

The big story of last week was the removal of Ted Cruz from any semblance of contention for the Republican nomination and the reaction of his fellow Republicans.  The Senate of which Cruz is a member is one of the … Continue reading

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Showing Up

The political play of the week for last week goes jointly to Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. What they did was simple, basic and I bet neither of them thought of it as anything spectacular.  It was basic politics 101 … Continue reading

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One Night In Philly

Senator Bernie Sanders gave a speech in Philadelphia Wednesday night.  The speech appeared to be like many he has given over the past year, then something surprising happened and the entire 2016 Democratic presidential primary changed, at least for a … Continue reading

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Do Your Job Or Quit!

Today is the first day of spring and I predict it will be very late fall (at best) before we are done talking about President Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court.  Within hours of the death of … Continue reading

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Alluring And Dangerous

My love of politics can be traced back to 1960, long before I ever thought of coaching, but perhaps the similarities between the two is why I found them both attractive.  One of the worst mistakes you can make in … Continue reading

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Did Trump Lose Badly Enough?

There were no winners in last night’s GOP debate in Detroit; at least none that were in the building.  A case can be made that the Democrats won by default, but certainly nobody associated with the Republican Party or host … Continue reading

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The Banishment Of Jeff Sessions

This is endorsement season and those coming to Donald Trump are particularly telling.  While some like those of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard David Duke were higher profile I could not let the … Continue reading

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Opportunity And Challenge

This article is being written in the very late afternoon on Saturday despite the fact it will not be published until Monday.  I have made a commitment to follow up on the presidential debates and Saturday night’s will be Sunday’s … Continue reading

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Scalia The Segregationist

Last Wednesday Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia proved four things: most problems in America can be traced directly back to the Reagan administration, he was born too late; prejudice is alive and well in America and it is not … Continue reading

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