The Debate at 72 (hours, that is)

The Debate at 72 (hours, that is)

It’s almost 72 hours and counting since the Tier 2 and Tier 1 Republican debaters took the stage at Quicken Center in Cleveland.  And the brouhaha that erupted between Donald Trump and Fox News’ Megyn

Is another President Clinton now inevitable?

I’ve written a couple of articles about whether I thought Hillary Clinton would seek the Presidency in 2016 or not.  I was on the side that she might not.  However, once again Mrs. Clinton’s

The ongoing debacle at the border — the Administration knew it was coming for two years

No less than the mainstay of the liberal media, The Washington Post, in this morning’s edition delivered a blistering article, “Obama’s aides were warned of brewing border crisis” about the ongoing debacle at the

Morning Coffee Break – Cruz, TARP, and Mali meets Sharia – Wednesday, August 1, 2012

The good, the bad, and the ugly. Tea Party and grass roots Texans, tired of business as usual,  put Ted Cruz over the top in Texas senatorial primary runoff against Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, who

Mirror, mirror on the wall. Who’s the best VP candidate of them all?

It looks like Mitt Romney has finally secured the top spot in the minds of Republican/Republican leaning voters according to some of the latest polls: Gallup (42%, Santorum 27%);  Rasmussen, (Romney 39%, Santorum 27%) and even the

Rick Perry — A Class Act

Rick Perry — A Class Act

Governor Rick Perry withdrew this morning from the Republican Presidential nomination. It is with a sense of melancholy of what might have been, had he been stronger and more strident in the first set

SC Debate Takeaway – We’ve Got our Work cut out for Us in 2012

SC Debate Takeaway – We’ve Got our Work cut out for Us in 2012

I’ve watched each of the Republican primary debates, and last night’s debate on Fox was by far the best of the lot, for a number of reasons, the most important being the audience’s engagement.

An Open Letter to Gov. Rick Perry

I first saw you, Governor, on Greta van Susteren’s show when you did a segment on illegal  immigration.  You were relaxed, articulate as you discussed the issues with her flying in a helicopter over

Iowa Giveth Lessons….but are the Candidates Learning?

Last night I watched the Caucus results flow in, and caught all the candidates’ addresses to their supporters.   Listening to their speeches and reactions, I was more fascinated with the messages and lessons

Reality Check – Obama Can Win Re-election

Reality Check – Obama Can Win Re-election

Revised post.  Originally posted Saturday, July 9. Over the past few weeks, as a middle-class voter in the Midwest, I’ve been watching the political machinations of Washington and the Presidential wannabes.  The hammer’s been pounding