Tag Archives: Republican
The GOP candidates for President-Part VI: Bachmann in Overdrive
She has chosen her Waterloo, or rather Waterloo chose her, and Michelle Bachmann formally announced her candidacy for the highest political office in the land at the place of her birth. Having tested the atmosphere for a run at the GOP nod, and having found it suitable, she will take on the formidable task of […]
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 […]
The GOP candidates for President-Part I. Is your underwear magical?
In this my first post previewing the 2012 contenders to the throne, i.e. the White House, I will focus on early frontrunner, Mitt Romney. Romney was a contender for the Republican nomination in 2008 until he suddenly threw in the towel and got behind John McCain. Political machinations were at work I suspect as the […]
Banking on Failure – The Republican Strategy
When it comes to governing, there are two basic aspects under consideration; the practical and the political. The practical aspect is considering how legislation or appropriation of funds or tax policy will affect the citizens. The political aspect is considering how it makes the politician, their party or their opponents party look to the voters. […]
The End of an Error
I saw that on a bumper sticker with the date 1/20/09. I thought it was clever, and after the historic election we have been through and the epic economic crisis we find ourselves in, it seemed like a good time to jot down my thoughts on the Duhbya years. I was living in Royal Palm […]