Ryan’s Speech Was Spectacular, But…
Like most of you, I loved Paul Ryan’s speech last night. He dismantled the Obama presidency like few others can. Yet, his speech and all the other speeches of this convention leave me longing for the master. Although he is gone, Ronald Reagan still looms large over our party and our country. So with that, here is the full version of Reagan’s impromptu speech at | Read More »
The Wyden-Ryan Plan, Statesmanship, and the Politics of Medicare
Senator Ron Wyden finds himself in a tough spot as he tries to extricate himself from his involvment in the Wyden-Ryan Medicare Reform Plan. Since Mitt Romney’s selection of Paul Ryan as his running mate, Romney has been touting Ryan’s work with Wyden as an example of Ryan’s willingness to reach out and compromise to find a solution to reforming Medicare. Unfortunately, Romney used the | Read More »
Mainstream Media Won’t Ask “Where did Syria get WMD?”
Has anyone else noticed the complete lack of curiosity on the part of the main stream media as to where Syria obtained it’s chemical weapons? Perhaps I am just out of the loop and everyone else knows the answer to this question. If so, please let me know. If we don’t know where Syria got the chemical weapons, perhaps a very short addendum to the | Read More »
For Obama, Hopelessness is the Key to Lower Unemployment
In a bizarre twist, the President who offered hope and change now uses hopelessness as his number one weapon to fight unemployment. The Obama campaign is determined to do whatever it takes to get the unemployment rate below 8%. The President believes that if he can get unemployment below that magic number, then he can convince the American people that they should re-elect him for | Read More »
Romney Should Thank Gingrich and Santorum for Their Attack Ads
Right now Romney should be calling Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich and thanking them for their attack ads in the primaries against him and his work with Bain Capital. Because of those attack ads, Romney was able to explain the 100,000 jobs that he had helped to create while at Bain Capital. Romney made it clear that some of the companies Bain invested in did | Read More »
Are Women Really for Romney? And if so, why?
The latest NYT/CBS poll shows Romney leading Obama among all women voters 46% to 44%. This has come as a shock to liberals and the main stream media and a pleasant surprise to conservatives. This poll may just be an aberration. It is not uncommon for Democratic presidential candidates to have a 10 point or higher lead among women over their Republican counter-part. So to | Read More »
Is Romney Winning New Jersey?
The latest Quinnipiac poll shows Obama leading Romney 49% to 39 % among registered voters. If we look at the trend of the polls in New Jersey as shown on RealClearPolitics.com we see Obama’s lead over the last three months going from +14 to +13 to now +10. But we have to remember that these polls are all polls of registered voters, not likely voters. | Read More »