Will Hillary’ granddaughter be a game changer?

Will Hillary Clinton’s new granddaughter be a political plus or minus? Will she make us feel kinder toward Hillary, a sometimes choleric personality, or will she remind us that the Clinton’s have been around too long and are corrupted by the process?  Or does it really matter? Here’s my historical rule of thumb.  Grandkids areContinue reading “Will Hillary’ granddaughter be a game changer?”

Is Obama too big too fail? Why is he acting so strangely?

President Barack Obama’s shameless fundraising tours in the midst of a world in chaos have brought immediate comparisons to Ronald Reagan.   Led by his erstwhile advisers, such as Michael Deaver, who understood imagery, Reagan would have been back in the Oval Office, looking presidential and sounding like the statesman he was.  Reagan would likelyContinue reading “Is Obama too big too fail? Why is he acting so strangely?”

Edward Snowden, American hero

Is Edward Snowden a Benedict Arnold or a Paul Revere? According to the US government Snowden is a spy. That is the official word from Attorney General Eric Holder who is accusing him of espionage.  He is not a hero, we are now being told.  He is not a whistleblower?  He has not done a serviceContinue reading “Edward Snowden, American hero”

The Obama Cover-up begins

What did the President know and when did he know it? During Watergate, Senator Howard Baker made that question famous.  It was a different time, a different president and a different second term scandal.  But now, once again, the question is raised and it goes to the heart of the issue.  Was Obama behind theContinue reading “The Obama Cover-up begins”

Behind the IRS Scandal and the attacks on Obama

In what must totally confuse the public, the left leaning, liberal media is now daily hawking a news story that the IRS has been purposely targeting applications for conservative charities and educational non profits.  What?  This is news?  The liberal media has been targeting conservative organizations and personalities for years, so why should they blame the governmentContinue reading “Behind the IRS Scandal and the attacks on Obama”

Presidents are Mama’s boys

“Well a mother, a real mother, is the most wonderful person in the world. She’s the angel voice that bids you goodnight.” – Wendy to the lost boys of Neverland.   Most presidents are mama’s boys. Many of them are actually named after their mothers. We all know that John Fitzgerald Kennedy is named after his mother,Continue reading “Presidents are Mama’s boys”

Rand Paul Now Leads Liberty Movement

It has only been a little more than a month since Senator Rand Paul’s filibuster on the floor of the U.S. Senate.  But it is looking more and more like a defining moment in American politics.  It may be a defining moment in American history. . The dramatic sight of Rand Paul standing all alone, in the well ofContinue reading “Rand Paul Now Leads Liberty Movement”

The Politics of Blame? “George did it.”

We have all heard President Obama’s refrain, “it took us a long time to get into this mess and it’s going to take us a long time to get out of it.” This is his explanation for why, now in his fourth and final year of his first term as president the Great Recession persists. But is it a legitimate excuse? And if we applied this principle to other presidencies, how would the landscape of American history change?

Almost Presidents: Sons of presidents who almost won the White House themselves

Eight men who might have been president. Everybody knows that there were two sons of presidents who became president themselves.  John Quincy Adams, son of our second president, John Adams, was elected the sixth president of the United States.  And George W. Bush, who was the son of  George Herbert Walker Bush, was elected the 43rd president.  ButContinue reading “Almost Presidents: Sons of presidents who almost won the White House themselves”