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What? CNN Poll Sees More Trust in Economy for Obama Than Republicans in Congress

September 14, 2011


Wait just a minute, we need to stop and look at that recent CNN poll that put Obama ahead of  Congressional Republicans on the Economy.  But specifically it is a referendum on the President’s new budget plan. Back in June, a CNN poll put Obama in the basement  for his handling of the economy. Obama’s […]

Memo to House Dems: Know Thine Perceived Presidential Enemy

June 28, 2011


The soap operas have left TV because Capitol Hill and the President have given the public their fill.  Here is the not too surprising headline from The Hill’s assessment of the Democratic lawmakers’ relationship with their leader over budget talks.  It is all part of the “I did not know the gun was loaded” approach […]

DNC and RNC on the WEB. Who Has The Most Inviting “Front Door” to Membership?

May 9, 2011


It all boils down to this: Above, the top half of the first page of the Republican National Committee’s website.  Inviting?  Intriguing?  Want to know more?  Do you know who they are or what they do?  SamHenry thinks it looks like a basic grid page rendered by someone without a sense of design or message.  […]

Barack and the Battle for the Budget. A Cautionary Tale for Republicans

April 9, 2011


Once again, the worm has turned and Barack Obama has emerged from a key debate with some portion of the successful outcome.  Like a deus ex machina, he reentered the fray at the eleventh hour and pushed the process over the line – he had done this successfully in December causing a flurry of legislation […]

Turmoil in Africa and M.E.- Our Oil, Allies and Troops at Risk

January 28, 2011


Oil is not only for running cars and machines.  It is the basis for a number of products not the least of which are life-saving pharmaceuticals.  We have a lot at stake without it. We cannot lose our close military cooperation with Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and of course Israel.  These countries are a bulwark […]

Palin and the President – Tucson Tragedy Sees Them Continue Past Political Patterns

January 12, 2011

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Both Bill Maher and Hillary Clinton have seen the extreme right in the actions of Jared Loughner in the Tucson killings.  No one is waiting for his diagnosis. Many looking for the very roots of Loughner’s actions have looked to Sarah Palin and her use of hunting imagery that grows from her Alaskan lifestyle that […]


January 2, 2011


In the absence of drawing post positions for the race to 2012, it will be the start of the race itself that will help determine how the entries will run. The Republicans  have been trumpeting their resolve to take down much of the framework of the Health Care legislation crafted by the Democrats and passed […]