Why Colin Powell Endorsed Obama?

The real reason? Because he believes that Barack Obama is going to win.  And not just win.  The Obama presidency will be huge, not only history making but earth shattering.  America will be back big time in the world.  And the economy will eventually regain its footing and remember, to get re-elected it doesn’t haveContinue reading “Why Colin Powell Endorsed Obama?”

And the debate? McCain loses to Bush !

  A recap of the second Obama – McCain Debate. Well, on style, they say Obama won.  And on debate points McCain won.  I mean, he did answer the questions.  Obama did a Palin and ignored the questions and just dropped into the nearest workable paragraph of his stump speech.  Smart.  It worked for Palin. Continue reading “And the debate? McCain loses to Bush !”

Seeing Sarah up close !

Donna Meisenholder, one of the more courageous commentators on this blog, sent in the following….. Just returned from a “live ” Sarah Palin Rally . Very little promo …venue changed at  about two weeks out . I believe holds 13,000 …every seat taken . Additionally 1-2000 on the tennis courts in front of stage .Continue reading “Seeing Sarah up close !”

Coldest State, Hottest Governor

Sarah Palin Wins the debate. Well, folks, I told you so.  Now, you gotta like Joe Biden.  Every one I’ve ever met who has ever known him, on both sides of the aisle, love this guy.  But he picked a strange issue to debate.  Whether or not John McCain is really a Maverick. Chuckle, chuckle. Continue reading “Coldest State, Hottest Governor”

Why Sarah Palin Will Win Tomorrow’s Debate

Why? Expectations. When Jack Cafferty cornered poor Wolf Blitzer on CNN recently and showed the clip of the Katie Couric-Sarah Palin interview and then launched into his panicky, now famous, oxygen deprived rant – “Have you ever seen anything like it, ever?  Have you?  Wolf? You there Wolf? Isn’t this unprecedented ditziness? Imagine?  A heartbeatContinue reading “Why Sarah Palin Will Win Tomorrow’s Debate”

John McCain Warns of a Depression !

John McCain warns of an economic depression ! Okay, this is pretty incredible.  But in 1991 I interviewed Senator John McCain (it is one of the perks of being a student of history and a writer of books) and there he was, on the record, declaring that we were headed to a depression, not recession, depression,Continue reading “John McCain Warns of a Depression !”

McCain’s Big Gamble: How it could work? How it could fail?

McCain’s big Gamble.  How it could work?  How it could fail? Several years ago John McCain must have locked himself in his Senate office bathroom and looked in the mirror and said, “Look pal, you are a moderate conservative in an ultra conservative party and if you run a traditional campaign you are going toContinue reading “McCain’s Big Gamble: How it could work? How it could fail?”

Can McCain still win with a crashing stock market?

Can McCain win in spite of the stock market crash? Presidential elections are as complicated and nuanced as the stock market so trying to tie the two together is sometimes elusive.  There is so much data and so many variables that one can almost prove any bias.  There is one thing clear.  Most markets areContinue reading “Can McCain still win with a crashing stock market?”

Can McCain still win with a losing economy?

Can McCain still win with a losing economy? Today the stock market dropped 500 points in the biggest loss since 9-11.  And things are only getting better in Iraq.  It all spells trouble for the John McCain Campaign which has been living on miracles for two years now.  After all, Senator McCain once glibly offeredContinue reading “Can McCain still win with a losing economy?”

Why was Charles Gibson chosen to interview Sarah Palin?

Why was Charles Gibson chosen to interview Sarah Palin? This morning, a blurry picture is emerging over why the McCain team choose Charles Gibson as the journalist to interview Mrs. Palin.  It was apparently decided at the very top (which means Rick Davis and a handful of others) and it was a process of elimination. WhileContinue reading “Why was Charles Gibson chosen to interview Sarah Palin?”