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Some 20 years ago, I graduated college with a political science degree and a natural talent for the stock market, granting me extreme freedoms. After a couple of years, I directed my energies towards publishing my own political newsletter. About 15 years ago I had emergency back surgery. While years of physical rehab and strength conditioning have given me capabilities beyond doctor

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    Debates, SOTU and Rush Limbaugh are making my head explode

    Sometimes the events in the political realm  causes this throbbing to occur in my head. Usually it is fine, since these events are fleeting and all I have to do is turn the television off, listen to music, eat a ding-dong and think happy thoughts.  The events of the last 10 days have managed to create a constant throbbing that even music by the Marconi Union cannot soothe. Let us start with the two South | Read More »

    Romney outperforms, but…

    Yes, Mitt Romney has made history. He has become the first non-incumbent Republican to win both the Iowa caucus and the New Hampshire primary. Next up, South Carolina, the one state with a perfect record of electing the eventual nominee. No candidate, however, has won South Carolina without first winning either Iowa or New Hampshire. There is no denying Mitt Romney’s performance in the first two battles of this | Read More »

    The not-Mitt summit

    A whole day has passed since the Iowa caucus and watching the fall out of the results has been interesting, to say the least. First, there was the ungracious “concession” speech by Newt Gingrich, a temper tantrum lasting through the following day. Then, Rush Limbaugh, in his monologue, accused the Iowa GOP of delaying the counting of the final ballots so they could steal the caucus | Read More »

    Is the peace between Israel and Egypt over?

    I hear you out there. You are wondering where this is coming from. Everything I’ve been writing has been about the Republican primary and with today being the Iowa caucus you were expecting  me to push for a candidate or at the very least continue attacking one of them. Not today. Today I am thinking about one of  President Obama’s foreign policy”successes,” the Arab spring. Yes | Read More »

    Obligatory first post of the year

    Yes it’s the New Year – 2012 As this year begins, there is a tight battle going on for the Republican nomination. Mitt Romney is barely on top of the list of contenders and the first caucus will be in two days. Then, on January 7 in Manchester, New Hampshire ABC will air another debate. Oh, JOY! This will give the other candidates a chance to attack Mitt Romney mercilessly. | Read More »

    Newt approved of Romneycare

    A memo has come out dated April 2006 that Newt Gingrich wrote for the Center of Health Transformation. In this memo he sang the praises for the Massachusetts health plan from “Newt’s Note:” The most exciting development of the past few weeks is what has been happening up in Massachusetts. The health bill that Governor Romney signed into law this month has tremendous potential to effect major change | Read More »

    “MERRY CHRISTMAS,” Did I say something wrong?

    Despite the attack on Christmas, it is good to know according to a poll conducted by Marist and the Knights of Columbus two-thirds of Americans prefer to say “Merry Christmas” over “Happy Holidays”. Now Some Christmas Humor:

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    It’s Christmas Time

    As you can tell I have not been posting much this month.   I just have not had much extra time to write about all the aggravating garbage that has been going on politically. The two main topics this month have been the Republican primary and the payroll tax holiday. It’s Christmas time so I’m going to be quick and charitable in what I have to say. As | Read More »

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    Ron Paul hits Gingrich again, pulls within 1 point in Iowa

      Latest Iowa poll has Gingrich at 22% and Paul at 21% perhaps ads like this have something to do with it:

    The goal is to defeat Obama

        While the Republican campaign marches on and the candidates and their surrogates slice each other up, it is important to remember the final goal of this campaign is to remove the current occupant. With that objective, I present to you two new ads. The first from the RNC: This second one is from the Romney Campaign: