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    Mitt Romney’s Twinkie Defense

    Twinkie Defense:  A phrase meaning to circumvent responsibility for one’s own actions and instead blame the results of those actions on something illogical and external to oneself. Absurd Mitt Romney Defense Number One: “First of all, my investments are not made by me. My investments for the last 10 years have been in a blind trust, managed by a trustee.”  - Mitt Romney, Florida Republican | Read More »

    When Voter Fraud is Legal

    Texas was recently criticized for passing a law that declares unacceptable a student id as a stand alone legal form of identification to vote. Why would Governor Perry and the Texas legislature restrict certain types of voting verification? Federal law does not prohibit illegal immigrants from attending a state funded college or university. If only a student photo id can be used to vote, as | Read More »

    Rick Perry’s solution to Texas’ illegal immigration problem

    I’ve been thinking a lot about this immigration problem Rick Perry seems to have. It has come to the forefront again because the people of South Carolina are starting to take a second look at him and the comments seem to be, “Gosh, I would like to vote for him, but he supports in-state tuition for illegals.”  Their focus always narrows to the issue of | Read More »

    Rick Perry: True Outsider

    The words “establishment” and “outsider” are wield pretty fast and loose in presidential elections. This election is hardly unique. Not so sure we’re all on the same page though, so I thought I would clarify, at least, from my vantage point. I’ll start with defining “outsider” by using myself as the example. I am someone who has never held public office, never worked for someone | Read More »

    Free market Capitalism vs. Romney’s Capitalism

      I believe in the best interest of the voter, Governor Romney should be pressed to elaborate on specific outcomes of Bain’s acquisitions. But, he needs to be pressed in a way that cannot be in any way perceived  as an attack on free market enterprise. I believe overall, most people understand that sometimes in order to save some jobs and pensions, the company must | Read More »

    Romney’s capitalism vs. a free market economy within a republic

    I believe in the best interest of the voter, Governor Romney should be pressed to elaborate on specific outcomes of Bain’s acquisitions. But, he needs to be pressed in a way that cannot be in any way perceived  as an attack on free market enterprise. I believe overall, most people understand that sometimes in order to save some jobs and pensions, the company must cut | Read More »