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Many NOT Fired Up Against This Election

August 7, 2012

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This is not a formal poll; this is not an official anything.  This is just a report of conversations with friends and relatives about the election.  For the most part, I am on the receiving end of a quick comment.  People in my range are expressing their dissatisfaction with the two top candidates. I have […]

Do We Need A Write-In Candidate for President?

June 13, 2012

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Can there still be a write-in campaign for President? We live in a talentless political landscape coping with 40% loss of income for middle-class America, terrorism and Lindsay Lohan. Neither education nor therapy seems to work here anymore. Our politicians only make the news when they make a mistake; our Hollywood stars are expected to […]

Why Romney Can’t Wrap This Up on His Schedule

March 27, 2012

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George Romney is all for circumventing the opportunity for all states to participate in the primary and vote for a  few choices rather than confirm one choice.  Down the road, there should be a move to have one primary day. It would save candidates money – something we need to do to encourage the less […]

Sarah Palin On The 18 October Debate: Newt Gingrich Won

October 19, 2011

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Thanks to Baracudabrigade.blogspot.com for posting this clip from the Greta Van Susteren Show highlighting Sarah Palin’s take on the October 18th debate.  For the remainder of the tape that did feature Gingrich and others commenting on the debate see YouTube under Fox News.   As you can see from the above, Sarah has become a […]

An Unfocused Perry in CNN Nevada Debates Should Spell an End to His Campaign

October 19, 2011

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Early in the Nevada GOP debate this evening, Governor Romney said to a Perry who kept aggressively talking over him(an approximation of his words):  “You have a problem with both people speaking. If you can’t listen to others, how could  you be President of the United States”?  In addition to talking over Romney, Perry managed […]

Newt Gingrich – It’s Not a Surge But He is Steadily Rising in Some Polls

October 18, 2011

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In recent days, various polls including Rasmussen have Gingrich down as having moved slowly to a distant 3rd place behind Romney and Cain.  This has prompted a spilling of ink over the possibility that Gingrich may be the come from behind dark horse.  Over at the Daily Beast, Howard Kurtz  has written: Newt Gingrich summoned […]

Enough! Now You’re Prejudiced If You Worried About Gov Christie’s Weight – CNN

October 8, 2011

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Rebecca Puhl, Director of  Research at the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at Yale has coolly”observed”  what she termed “media frenzy” over Governor Chris Christie’s weight during the period of his considering a run for President.  She drew a parallel with other types of stereotyping such as  gender and race lending “weight” [pun […]