Category Archives: Elections

Hillary’s moment

Depending on how things shake out, Hillary Clinton could become our country’s first woman president. The Democrats last week took great pride in their “historic” nominating convention, but they had to be mindful of┬áthe┬álabel “first.” It seems that Clinton is … Continue reading

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I’m not there yet

Facebook was an interesting place today – far from being devoid of political posts, my feed still ran a full gamut of opinions, celebrations, critiques and gnashing of teeth. As for me, right now it is 6:30 pm on the … Continue reading

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Des Moines Register begrudgingly endorses Romney; first Republican endorsement in 40 years

This week the Des Moines Register surprised almost everyone by publishing its official Presidential endorsement for Mitt Romney. Prior to this race, the last time the Register endorsed a Republican was when they picked Nixon for re-election in 1972. And … Continue reading

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Cry all you want, it was indeed an ‘apology tour’

We learn as children the importance of saying “I’m sorry.” They’re words of contrition that can heal a real or perceived wrong, even unblock a stalled relationship. And “I’m sorry” is where the left is stuck following Monday night’s third … Continue reading

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“Foreign Policy debate is where Obama will shine,” said no one ever

As we head into the third and final Presidential debate, the latest Gallup poll has Romney leading 52% to Obama’s 45% of the vote. Several swing states are also leaning toward Mr. Romney at this crucial time, with only a … Continue reading

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Et tu, Iowa?

I was speculating on Twitter recently about why Iowa, according to mid-October polls, was still leaning toward Obama for President when much of the Midwest was beginning to tilt toward Romney. My gut reaction was to say that Iowa’s economy … Continue reading

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How Romney should respond when the 47 percent comment comes up… and it will

There’s a lot of talk about what’s to be expected at the Presidential debate on October 16. Chief among the possibilities is that President Obama will be more aggressive against Governor Romney, saying the things his supporters wish he’d said … Continue reading

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Senate races are key to Romney success

In all the excitement of seeing an October surge for Romney, the serious ass-whooping delivered by Romney in the first debate, and the glee taken as Joe Biden made a complete and utter ass of himself in the VP debate, … Continue reading

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The Million Mover March

Speaking of frivolous “Million” ideas, I had a doozie this morning. I am thinking that it would be completely, utterly AWESOME if one million Americans showed up at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue on Inauguration Day, 2013, to help the Obamas move … Continue reading

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The pawns are revolting

It’s refreshing to see and hear about people standing up and refusing to be used as pawns by the increasingly dishonest Obama campaign and its many supporting factions. Here are a few examples from just the past few days that … Continue reading

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