16 Reasons Why Hillary is Poised to Win in 2016
By the standards of “political time” where in one day a candidate can go from frontrunner to underdog, the November 8, 2016 presidential election is decades away. But from this 2013 vantage point all signs point to Hillary Clinton coasting to the Democrat party nomination and winning the White House. As a lifelong Republican I am not pleased with my own prediction – for nothing | Read More »
Hillary Watch 2016: The ‘Queen’s Machine’ Is Gearing Up To Squash Anyone In Her Path
As our Hillary Watch 2016 series marches on, Hillary 2016 pop-up ads from what I am calling the “Queen’s Machine” are bombarding my computer screen. Ads like this one below or others shouting: “Show Your Support. Take the Ready for Hillary pledge.” (One can only imagine what that pledge entails.) The ads are proof the Ready for Hillary PAC is becoming more ready every day and that the Queen’s Machine is in | Read More »
‘No Labels’ Organization Attracts a ‘Gang of 81′ Members in the Spirit of Bipartisanship to Eliminate Government Waste
Yesterday in a park across from the Capitol, I witnessed an event that signaled real hope and change in Washington and it had nothing to do with President Obama’s famous/infamous 2008 campaign slogan. Standing on a stage in the scorching sun, the heat index was 100 degrees of bipartisanship, as members of the House and Senate who comprise the No Labels Problem Solvers Coalition stood together to | Read More »
Since a Godless America is the Goal of Obama’s Justice Department — Are We Still, ‘One Nation Under God’?
Today a man of great faith emailed me a news piece with the following message, “You should write about this travesty. It proves once again that DOJ under Eric Holder is out of control!” The headline of the news report read: DOJ Defunds Youth Programs that Reference God. As I read the piece by Todd Starnes which appeared on the Fox News web site, I realized something has gone terribly wrong in | Read More »
New Photo Caption Contest: Are You Ready For Some Hillary-Wear?
As the writer of a continuing saga called Hillary Watch 2016, naturally I was amused to read about the opening of the Ready for Hillary online store. If you are not an avid reader of every Hillary Watch 2016 installment, than you may not be familiar with Ready for Hillary. If that is the case, then you must be asking, “Why all the hoopla surrounding an on-line store? ” (Even Drudge Report mentioned it.) So to get | Read More »
‘Stomp Jesus’ Professor Gets His Contract Renewed
In the “World Gone Mad Department” of Florida Atlantic University, Professor Deandre Poole’s annual contract to teach communications has been renewed. Professor Poole, whom you may remember found himself at the center of what became a national controversy after he instructed his class to write the name JESUS on a piece of paper and step on it. One student complained, the story caught fire and | Read More »
Hillary Watch 2016: An Obama Minefield Awaits Hillary On The 2014 Campaign Trail
Our last edition of Hillary Watch 2016 posed the question: Will Hillary be forced to run for Bill’s third term rather than Obama’s third term? The answer to that question assumes the following: Obama’s overall job approval rating will continue downward. As of this writing, the Real Clear Politics (RCP) poll average has Obama’s job performance at 45.8% approve and 49.3% disapprove. However the RCP average of his handling of the economy is | Read More »
Why It Looks Like Donald Trump Is Really Running For President in 2016
All signs point to “The Donald” making a run for the White House in 2016 and in a nutshell this is his message, “Republicans need to pick the right person for the next cycle.” So expect his bumper sticker to read something like, “Trump is right,” and let’s examine some recent media reports leading one to conclude that Trump is “right now” laying the groundwork | Read More »
New Photo Caption Contest: Because CIA Experience is Highly Overrated, You’re Hired!
While the Department of State, Justice, IRS and the NSA are all embroiled in scandal, and the Obama administration is imploding before our eyes, now is the perfect time for President Obama to select a new deputy CIA director with no experience at the CIA and no intelligence gathering experience at all. Avril Haines, a lawyer in the White House Counsel’s office, has just been named the new | Read More »
Hillary Watch 2016: Will She Be Forced To Run For Bill’s Third Term Rather Than Obama’s Third Term?
Since our last edition of Hillary Watch 2016 posted in early May, a political tsunami has occurred in our nation’s capital. And to prove just how much that tsunami has altered the political landscape, remember it was only the Benghazi whistle blower hearings that were front and center at that time. Now consider how many scandals, revelations, and leaks have befallen the Obama administration since then, with no break in | Read More »
Is It Time For The Media To Group The Scandals Together and Call Them ‘Obamagate?’
Re-posted from PJ Media At this moment, no daily news cycle is complete without one hearing or reading the word “Watergate” in connection with the four Obama Administration scandals currently swirling around in various stages of unraveling. For example, look no further than here at PJM yesterday with a piece by Ed Driscoll entitled, Obama and the IRS: Worse Than Watergate. That title perfectly illustrates the | Read More »
2008 Campaign Flashback: Obama is the ‘Biggest Celebrity In The World, But Is He Ready To Lead?’
Do you remember this controversial John McCain presidential campaign television spot targeted against then-Senator Barack Obama in the middle of the heated 2008 election? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ER5tYbFBTHg Here’s the script: Announcer: He’s the biggest celebrity in the world. But, is he ready to lead? With gas prices soaring, Barack Obama says no to offshore drilling. And, says he’ll raise taxes on electricity. Higher taxes, more foreign oil, | Read More »
Obamacare and the IRS: Together Forever – What’s Not To Like? What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
A chilling fact, and one in which EVERY American needs to be fully aware, is the IRS will have a major role in the implementation of Obamacare, officially known as Affordable Care Act. (ACA) Now, in light of the current IRS scandal, the thought of the IRS legally wedded to the ACA should give every American serious heart burn. Here is how The Blaze reported this issue | Read More »
Photo Caption Contest: Tear-anny at the White House Press Conference?
On Monday May 6th the following question was posted on The Blaze, linked to Buzzfeed’s report from Reuters: Did Obama Cry While Answering Benghazi Questions During Press Conference? Buzzfeed reported Reuters’ description of the same photo taken by its photographer, Jim Bourg, referencing the moisture on the president’s cheek as a “tear” that came while he answered press questions about Benghazi. “A tear runs down the face of President Barack Obama as | Read More »
A Historic News Week In Washington From An Eye Witness Perspective — Past, Present and Future
Last week my husband and I were back in our hometown of Washington D.C. where we both had business and events to attend. Normally I do not write about my personal travel adventures but this trip had a rather unique “historical time capsule” element that makes it worth recounting. My husband, a retired State Department Foreign Service officer is now an executive with an international | Read More »