I could only laugh when I heard the would be first lady publicly declare that there was a serious breach of trust between the White House and the American people. Did Ms. Romney ever stop to think about the fact there was never a bond of … [Read more...]
Conservatives at a Dead End?
Election day has finally arrived and to true conservatives the final outcome will probably be nothing more than a mixed blessing at best. First and foremost Mitt Romney is hardly a rock ribbed conservative, not if you base your assessment … [Read more...]
Mitt Romney and Autumn’s Black Swan
In nature black swans are a rarity. In the world of politics and economics they represent rare surprise events that have significant consequences. Of late the term black swan gained renewed currency when economist Nouriel Roubini said that … [Read more...]
October 16th Talking Points For President Obama
As an avid observer of national politics I’ll be honest and admit that President Obama’s last debate performance was nothing short of abysmal. What I find particularly frustrating about Barack Obama in general, and in his performance in the … [Read more...]
Who’s Beholden to Foreign Ideas?
Ever since Sarah Palin ran around proclaiming that Barack Obama is a "Socialist" there has been an unrelenting effort by the right to portray the president as someone beholden to foreign ideas. Whether it flows from the fever swamp of right … [Read more...]
Romney Worrying About Millions But Not Billions
Mitt Romney's supposed essential selling point to the American electorate is that his experience in the private sector uniquely qualify him to replace Barack Obama in the White House next January. Romney and his supporters have repeatedly … [Read more...]
Have Libertarians Forgotten the Republican Primaries?
Back in September of 2010 I detailed in an article "Where Have all the Libertarian’s Gone?" how for all of the attention paid to Libertarian ideas there was little in the way of Libertarian electoral success to show for it. To wit: "In the … [Read more...]
An Ominous Comment For Conservatives?
Back in February I penned a short article addressing whether or not the Republican Party needed to doctor up Mitt Romney's image so as to make him palatable to the Party's conservatives. I framed the piece this way: "Does the G.O.P. and the … [Read more...]
The Tea Party’s Empty Dance Card
Well there you have it, another onetime Tea Party favorite has dropped out of the 2012 race to be America’s president thereby shrinking the field of “viable” candidates that a Tea Party true believer could vote for this coming November. In … [Read more...]
For the Radical Right, a Defeat in New Hampshire
Tonight's outcome in New Hampshire represents a significant setback for the fortunes of the Tea Party movement along with the rest of the radical right as Republican moderates have captured the bulk of the votes cast in the contest. When … [Read more...]