Jenna’s Wedding Will Likely Break Tradition

 Tricia Nixon, of course, had the last White House wedding. There was some speculation about whether she would be invited to this wedding?  What was that all about?   Maria (pronounced Ma-rye-a in the Welsh tradition) Monroe was the first child of a president to be married in the White House and 22 years laterContinue reading “Jenna’s Wedding Will Likely Break Tradition”

Another Day’s Work

  The French network Canal Plus was here at the house Sunday, taping a segment for French TV on Chelsea Clinton.  It is a fascinating story of an extraordinary young lady.  Here is a link to the CBS Evening News segment I did on the same subject. http://www.cbsnews.com/sections/i_video/main500251.shtml?id=3756670n?source=search_video Jenna Bush gets married ! Well, sinceContinue reading “Another Day’s Work”

Jenna Bush almost drops the big Obama

Hesitates in naming her candidate for 2008 With her wedding coming on May 10 and a new book, co-authored with her mom,  on the bookshelves, first daughter, Jenna Bush appeared recently on The Larry King Show.  When asked who she would support for president in 2008 she hesitated.  Stunned, King ventured carefully, not sure whatContinue reading “Jenna Bush almost drops the big Obama”

Ron Paul: The Little Engine That Could

  While the national print media dismisses him and television ignores him, Ron Paul continues to chug on down the track seemingly oblivious to what everyone else expects him to do.   Returns now in from the Pennsylvania Republican Primary show that Ron Paul, virtually unknown except by word of mouth, actually won 15.9 percent ofContinue reading “Ron Paul: The Little Engine That Could”

A List of Presidents’ Children Married While Their Father Was in Office

I’ve been getting quite a few calls from the media about the Jenna Bush wedding scheduled for May 10 and the general confusion regarding the number of presidential children married during their father’s time in office. This information can be very conflicting.  Some of this is caused by divorces that took place during the WhiteContinue reading “A List of Presidents’ Children Married While Their Father Was in Office”

The First lady – First daughter tour: A repeat of history

  First lady Laura Bush and First daughter Jenna Bush will take to the airwaves next week to talk about their new joint venture, a children’s book entitled “Read All About it.”  Laura will sit in as guest host of the NBC Today Show.  Interviewing Jenna will be one of the segments. It is not theContinue reading “The First lady – First daughter tour: A repeat of history”

The Hillary Clinton – Nancy Pelosi Cat Fight!

Obama has won the nomination but the cat fight for Vice President may just be beginning.  I’m talking about Nancy Pelosi and Hillary Clinton.  Would Pelosi actually quit her position as Speaker to run on the Obama ticket?  You bet.  And in some respects she would be the perfect solution for him.  Her negatives areContinue reading “The Hillary Clinton – Nancy Pelosi Cat Fight!”

The Real Reasons Ron Paul and Mike Huckabee Stayed in the Race?

Okay sports fans, what was Governor Mike Huckabee and Congressman Ron Paul doing in the presidential race even after the verdict was clear that Senator John McCain had won the Republican nomination?  Answer? They were collecting names and addresses.  Sure, everyone said John McCain had won but Huck kept acting dumb and saying, “Well, itContinue reading “The Real Reasons Ron Paul and Mike Huckabee Stayed in the Race?”

Is John McCain Too Liberal?

Bobbie Kilberg for Vice President? Someone called Sunday morning to say that I was the topic of conversation on the Rush Limbaugh radio program.  Rush had picked up on a Bob Novak column criticizing McCain for naming Bobbie Greene Kilberg, “a female” as his Liaison to the Republican National Convention in St. Paul.  And Kilberg,Continue reading “Is John McCain Too Liberal?”

Southern Baptists Are Key For McCain

The Southern Baptist Convention is the most important voter bloc in the Republican Party and support from its leaders is critical.  A new poll shows John McCain seriously lagging among white evangelical Protestants. It is perhaps the most volatile voter bloc in the Republican Party. George Herbert Walker Bush carried 81% of the vote inContinue reading “Southern Baptists Are Key For McCain”