Tim Goeglein Did Something Right

Well, Tim Goeglein, Special Assistant to the President, must have done something right.  He survived seven years in a stressful job where the average length of stay is a year and a half. And his boss was Karl Rove who, we are told, can be a little demanding as in “perfectionist.”  So, I for one,Continue reading “Tim Goeglein Did Something Right”

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The Problem With Obama

Okay, sure, I would love to see America beloved by the world again.  I would thrill to see immigrants openly weeping as President Obama’s motorcade swept along the Champs Elysees.  And three million people gathered to welcome him to his father’s homeland of Kenya.  And the fourth largest nation in the world, Indonesia, virtually shutContinue reading “The Problem With Obama”

President’s Day

(Excerpt from appearnace on Fox and Friends) Why is Presidents’ Day so important?  It unites us as a people.  And it gives our youth common heroes.  We are divided by class, ethnicity, left and right on the political spectrum, religion and science but we come together in Washington, who walked away from power and Lincoln whoContinue reading “President’s Day”

People in Grassley Houses Shouldn’t Throw Stones

Senator Charles Grassley’s inquiry into the six televangelists is not without its irony.  Grassley is apparently making sure that their “prosperity doctrine” is not just a tax dodge to allow them to accumulate personal wealth.  Meanwhile, the Senator helps run the International Christian Leadership Council, a non profit organization that owns its own mansion, Cedars,Continue reading “People in Grassley Houses Shouldn’t Throw Stones”

Why Huck Fights On

So why is Mike Huckabee staying in the race for president?  What does he hope to gain?  What is he seeing that the rest of us don’t see? Ahhhh, it is the last question that answers the first two.  Huckabee is reading different numbers on his chances and so far, his numbers are proving theContinue reading “Why Huck Fights On”

The Mouse that roared: Why Ron Paul won the election

Well now, Republicans say, we have a nominee. That may very well be but there was only one clear winner in the confusing GOP nominating contest and it was not John McCain. The winner was Ron Paul. And the effects of his win will be felt for years to come. Ron Paul made a classicContinue reading “The Mouse that roared: Why Ron Paul won the election”

Back From the Dead: Mike Huckabee’s Super Tuesday Miracle

It’s a good morning in the Huckabee nation.   Written off by experts and urged by a drumbeat of pundits to drop out of the presidential race, Mike Huckabee surged to victories last night in Arkansas, West Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee and Alabama and came within one percentage point of taking Missouri and Oklahoma, as well. ForContinue reading “Back From the Dead: Mike Huckabee’s Super Tuesday Miracle”

Karl Rove’s Glorious Debut on FOX

 Karl Rove was brought onto the FOX team for last night’s Super Tuesday coverage and stole the show.  Blowing some much needed data into the hot air that has dominated the network for six months, Rove rattled off numbers and names and counties and expected returns, fitting it all within a strategic template that madeContinue reading “Karl Rove’s Glorious Debut on FOX”

How CNN Robbed Mike Huckabee

When CNN decided that the GOP race was down to only Senator John McCain and Mitt Romney, and arbitrarily decided that it would use the Republican Debate at the Reagan Library to showcase those two candidates and exclude Mike Huckabee and Ron Paul, they effectively shut down the whole nominating process and disenfranchised millions ofContinue reading “How CNN Robbed Mike Huckabee”

The historical ranking of George W. Bush

“W” for Mt. Rushmore?  How will history judge our 43rd President? He is the ultimate cowboy diplomat. He is the essence of bravado and arrogance.  Opponents called him a bully and he only turned that into a joke.  He started a war with an easy opponent and made it look like a great victory.  ButContinue reading “The historical ranking of George W. Bush”