Election 2016, Politics

Reality Check

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A quick note to my Democrat friends. Still one year away and the 2016 Presidential election is now assured to be a Republican victory. The attack on Paris and the acceptance of Syrian refugees into the United States have moved the election to where it is now the Republicans to lose. Can they still lose it? Sure, the most likely way…

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Election 2016, Politics

First Republican Debate: The JV Team

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Winner: Carly Fiorina Losers: None Breakouts: Possibly Carly Fiorina, I didn’t see it happen for anyone else. The debate went smoothly and was well behaved. None of the awkward moments we saw in the last Obama/Romney debates. Each candidate had an opportunity to impress. Most were well practiced and ready for the questions which seemed tailored to give each candidate…

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Election 2016, Politics

Bernie vs. Donald; the main event?

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Imagine the distinct possibility of a national election touting Bernie and The Donald as the main event. It seems to be the political apex for a divided nation hooked on television with consummate one liner put downs and where politics are gleaned from bumper stickers or Pinterest platitudes. The possibility while moving from unthinkable to almost probable, would certainly be…

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Election 2016, Politics

The Debates Begin: 2016

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In just one month, August 6th, the first Republican Debate is scheduled to air. Fox News will serve as host. Fox is a very appropriate venue to get the Republicans started. Having a conservative bias, they represent the Republican Party perhaps better than the other large networks which, without fail, are biased in favor of progressive Democrats. So, who will…

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Election 2016, Politics

Carly Fiorina, Presidential Candidate

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I have been wanting to write something about Carly Fiorina however, today I ran across this article in The Week magazine from Michael Brendan Dougherty and I find that it fits with my feelings quite well. What the GOP field can Learn from Carly Fiorina: by Micahel Brendan Dougherty   Carly has no political experience and so at best she is a…

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Election 2016, Favorites, Politics

Jim Webb, Hillary Buster?!!

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It would appear That Jim Webb (former Senator from Virginia) is seriously considering running for President of the United States against Hillary Rodham Clinton! If he actually does proclaim his candidacy, he gets points just for having the temerity to challenge the coronation. Added to that, the possibility that Hillary will continue to self-implode, and I think it might be…

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