RNC – Not so Convention-al Perspectives

RNC – Not so Convention-al Perspectives

The Republican National Convention is now history.   “The Donald” has spoken (well, yelled mostly), and was introduced by his daughter, Ivanka, one of his most stalwart and strongest supporters. With all the brouhaha over this convention,

Iowa Giveth a Lesson

Iowa Giveth a Lesson

The Hawkeyes have spoken, and now with gratefulness will be left alone in blissful peace until 2020.  What an outcome for both the Democrats and Republicans.  Unexpected by Trump and Rubio, but envisioned by Cruz,

Bye, bye Jeb! ….. Hello, Marco! Hello, Ted!

Bye, bye Jeb! ….. Hello, Marco!  Hello, Ted!

After last night’s performance by former Florida governor Jeb Bush on the CNBC-sponsored Republican debate stage, one has to ask oneself, does Jeb really want to be President.  Does he really want the job. Jeb’s poll numbers

Last night’s marathon Republican debate

Last night’s marathon Republican debate

First off, for the October debate, can we get <11 candidates on stage, please. Half of those present must be trying for Cabinet posts in the next Administration because their appeal is to niche

How badly does Donald Trump want to be President? We’ll find out tonight….

How badly does Donald Trump want to be President?   We’ll find out tonight….

According to the hoi polloi pundit class, we are in the “silly season” of Presidential politics.  Witness the demise of former Texas governor, Rick Perry, and the single digit poll numbers of Louisiana Governor Bobby

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

PM pick me up for Monday, March 23: Cruz control; robots in the driver’s seat; Obama’s Yemen blind spot

News and views from Political Woman: Cruz’n Along Things are starting to get interesting with Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) now officially in the race for Republican nomination and ultimately, the Presidency.  The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza

Sen. Ted Cruz – grandstanding? or a 21st Century Patrick Henry?

I’ve now had my laptop zeroed into the Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) filibuster since 4:00pm CDT, two hours into his oratory.  I’ll keep this short. They (political pundits) say you have your eye on 2016.

Republicans in the Wilderness – A View from the Trenches

Earlier this week, Reince Priebus released the RNC’s “autopsy” report, which urged the Republicans take a more kumbaya style of politicking.  There’s been hand-wringing, soul-searching, finger-pointing and an entire litany of “other” trying to