‘You can’t win if you don’t play’ (apologies to the Lotto folks)*.
Why don’t greater numbers of conservatives get elected in a country that self-identifies as mostly conservative? I’ve listened to and read learned people’s opinion on why conservatives don’t win more elections. All of those pundits and followers of things politic have rational and solid reasons for more conservative candidates not prevailing in the arena of ideas. Maybe they are all correct, at some level. I won’t pretend | Read More »
In Memoriam……to a Job Not Taken
I just received my mail-in ballot and have been pouring over it with my parents as we decide how we want to vote for the slate of offerings in our sector of the liberal badlands of Arizona known as Tucson. We debate and discuss, and for the very most part, agree on the details as we come to grips with the choices we have before | Read More »
Should Palin Even Run for Re-Election in 2010?
If Sarah Palin is going to run for President in 2012, should she even run for re-election in 2010? Alaska is a remote state and running for re-election in 2010 then turning around a few months after her second inauguration as Governor and running for President might upset Alaskans. She also can’t say, “I’m running for re-election, but it’s really going to be Sean Parnell [Alaska’s Lt. | Read More »
Local Florida! Robert VanVolkenburgh for Brevard Property Appraiser
I’m sitting here responding to the latest trolling, when the doorbell rings. I answer the door, and a guy is standing there. It is Robert VanVolkenbrgh, someone I have never heard of before. He is a Republican running for property appraiser, and he is personally going door to door to ask for our support. I just loved this! I made sure to shake his hand | Read More »