Tag Archives: Scott Walker

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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The World Has Noticed; Has America?

I’ve been as inaccurate with my Donald Trump predictions as any other political observer, analyst or pundit.  One thing I have not done is predict that any previous event was his demise.  I still expect the demise to come despite … Continue reading

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The Banishment Of Robert Bentley

It is easy for things to slip through the cracks when you write political op-eds.  There is always more material than time and space to cover it.  Alabama’s Republican Governor has been on my radar screen since his Inauguration Day … Continue reading

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The “Negative” Is A Positive

Tonight and next week Tuesday will determine the immediate political futures of both John Kasich and Marco Rubio.  I really don’t think either has a chance of obtaining the 2016 Republican nod via the “front door”.  My regular readers know … Continue reading

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Hidden Agenda Night

Anyone who read yesterday’s column knows I went into last night’s debate without much in the way of expectations.  It would have been very easy to write a column whose theme was SSDD.  I think however I may have detected … Continue reading

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Blind “Leadership”

Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris are still dominating the international news and, barring a major development, I expect they will for at least the rest of the week.  I will grant everyone that they were a big deal; my problem … Continue reading

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Lessons Already Learned And To Come

Late Tuesday afternoon my BlackBerry buzzed with the news that Hillary Clinton said she is against the Keystone XL pipeline.  I’m certain that didn’t just come to her in the last 24 hours.  Interestingly it dovetailed with issues I wanted … Continue reading

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Jeb, John Or Certain Defeat

It amazes me how much we are talking about the 2016 election this early.  It seems like it is with good cause and not just limited to political junkies.  The people who measure such things claim more of the general … Continue reading

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Not Being The Biggest Loser Equals Being The Winner?

Quantity doesn’t always guarantee quality.  This has never been more clearly illustrated than by the field of 2016 GOP hopefuls!  Often it seems like a race to the pits, (and I’m not talking about NASCAR pits).  Some months ago I … Continue reading

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They’re Back

With Labor Day in the rear view mirror the summer season has met its traditional end for 2015.  That also means Congress is back in session and the “official” political season has started.  If you missed the fact that Congress … Continue reading

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