Political polling 101…
We live in the age of polling. It does not matter that using the word polling is actually a misnomer, the correct term is survey. We are surrounded by polling, pollsters, and other creatures that go bump in the night. Surveys are measurement devices. They are predictive devices, and should never be used to influence. They should also not be used as a substitute for | Read More »
I just left a message for Roy Blunt…
I did not watch Late Edition yesterday on CNN. If I want to watch something as dishonest as CNN I will do the SciFi channel at least they have plot structures that makes some sense. I read the review from the Sunday morning talk shows and then went to some other sites and confirmed Roy Blunt’s “whip me, beat me” comments. That “if an economic | Read More »
Jeremiah Wright is off limits?
I am appalled with the conversation that I had today with someone who knows a bit about the inner workings of the McCain campaign. The senior staff has been pushing for almost 2 months to hit Obama with Wright, Ayers, ACORN, Khalifi, and every thing else. McCain has so far resolutely said no to everything but Ayers. This makes me wonder if he is allowing | Read More »
Turn Out The Lights The Party’s Over…
In 1992 the Democrats had six major candidates for the Presidential nomination. At the beginning the two front runners were Bob Kerrey Senator from Nebraska and Al Gore the Senator from Tennessee. Bob Kerrey was the first of the big named candidates to bow out of the race. The last man standing in the Democrat primaries was a little known governor from Arkansas. Kerrey had | Read More »
Can McCain Still Win?
We are running out of time. We are fast running out of time and there is dammed little room for maneuvering. The voters are solidifying their positions. It was a cute stunt attempting to spin the election so that McCain was the agent of change. It came close to working but then inexplicably the McCain campaign took the only person in the race who is | Read More »
60 Years Ago and On the Other Side of the Aisle
Obama’s in the lead, McCain looks like a fool, and the entire party has taken a hit in the eyes of the American People. Get over it. If we succumb to the attitude that we’ve lost, then we will lose. The election is on November 4th. That’s 35 days from now. A lot can still happen. We cannot control what the Democrats do, but we | Read More »
Now it comes down to one definitive question…
Who do you want to have your back? I believe the entire nation saw tonight the two men. More importantly they saw who they are. That begs the question. Do you want to face the future with the fighter or the negotiator? Who do you want leading you into this frightful future?
Who Is the Better Multi-tasker?
Barak Obama made another political gaffe when he used cyber terminology to chide John McCain for saying the debate in Washington by the Joint Economic Committee was more important than the Debate Theatre scheduled for national television. The term he used was “multi-tasking.” Ooooh! That causes my heart to skip a beat. Obama said a president should be able to “multi-task.” Does flying an A-4 | Read More »
Time To Roll The Dice Again…
If John McCain wants to be the 44th President of the United States he has to grab the headlines the rest of the way. He needs to push Barack Obama into the background. There is a way to do this and do it in a most subtle and dramtaic manner. At the debate on the 26th John McCain should announce to the world that if | Read More »
What has to be done with the Wall Street mess…
The collapse of the financial institutes is scary not only for the short term but for the long term. There is a reason that the financial institutions were deregulated for a very good reason. The regulations were strangling the banks and the investment houses. As a matter of fact deregulating this industry was the reason for the big bubble that bailed out the failed Presidency | Read More »
Time To Break Obama’s Ego
The great chess Grand Master Bobby Fisher was once asked what was it about chess that he loved so? Fisher did not hesitate he said, “there is a point in a chess match when you feel your opponent’s ego break. It is the most satisfying feeling in the world.” The USA Today Gallup survey has John McCain up by 10 points amongst likely voters, and | Read More »
This Editorial Brought to You By The People Who Invented Class, Race, and Sex Warfare
Paul Krugman wrote an editorial that basically expands on the ‘bitter religious gun-clinger’ argument, making the case that the GOP is running on the resentment politics of the Nixon era. Nevermind that the Democrats have been beating the gong of ‘change’ since 2006 and have brought nothing but high energy prices, a attempted rewrite of cultural values, and moonbeams in a jar. Nevermind that their | Read More »
A Pause in the Jubilation: Is Inhofe In Trouble?
Andrew Rice has halved the 20-point lead that Senator Inhofe possessed a month ago. Not only that, but Inhofe’s approval and disapproval ratings are basically the same (46% to 47%); the only plus is that Rice lacks name recognition (52% in the last poll). Republicans don’t seem to think he is much of a threat despite the fact that former HRC staffers have joined his | Read More »
‘Accountable America’ Held To Its Own Standard?
Judical Watch is asking the Dept. Of Justice to look into the Accountable America’s ‘warning’ posted to conservative donors if they give money to PACs (Note that Judicial Watch and AA theoretically are supposed to serve the same purpose). Apparently 42 U.S.C. § 1985(3) makes Acc. Amer.’s letters and threats illegal (irony is that this code is under federal civil rights, something that the left | Read More »
So I am listening to some music last night – the London soundtrack of Evita, and it hits me. I’ve been all wrong! I’ve been comparing the Obamaphenom to the Nuremberg Rallies and while there is still a lot of truth to the stagecraft over substance and robotic reaction from the masses, the deification of the central character was missing. I mean the crowds loved | Read More »