Tag Archives: 2012

Dogs, the Rhythm Method and a Moon Base

The run-up to the nomination of the eventual GOP standard bearer has moved into decidedly hysterical territory. Apparently the thought of a Moon Base, which Mr. Gingrich emphasized would naturally be an American Moon Base, satisfied my neighbors in SC, and they decided that Newt Gingrich would make a fine President (further illustrating my need […]

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All Politics is Yokel

Christopher Hitchens, when asked what he thought of the Tea Party during an interview, turned the clichéd “all politics is local” into the title I’ve chosen as my commentary on the run-up to the Iowa Caucus. This unusual event in American politics is the first of the elections–although importantly not the first primary election–designed to […]

Obama in 2012 – a race between Right and Further Right

Barack Obama has shown himself to be a progressive voice for change in America, a champion for the advancement of our nation and its citizens to build a brighter future for all. At least in his speeches that is what he’s shown himself to be. I believe it’s what made us fall for the man […]

The GOP Candidates for President Part V: The Debate

South Carolina hosted the first official debate amongst GOP contenders for the 2012 nominee for President. As required by law, it was hosted by FOX News and broadcast exclusively on FOX, fittingly in the town that boasts the home of the Bob Jones University. The debate featured what are unflatteringly called second-tier candidates who have […]

The GOP Candidates for President Part IV: Who?

Every election cycle brings out candidates for President of the United States that are off the beaten path. These folks don’t generally get too far in the primary process, but you’ve got to admire their willingness to give it the old college try. In order of their declaration to run, here are the candidates for […]