Will Mike Huckabee Run For President in 2016?

Short answer?  Nobody knows at this stage.  Not even former Governor Mike Huckabee.  Well, maybe he knows at some unconscious level. Yes, he is going through the motions.  He is visiting with supporters in Iowa, where he leads the field in the latest poll.  And he has made trips to South Carolina.  He will beContinue reading “Will Mike Huckabee Run For President in 2016?”

Chris Christie must now pay the butcher’s bill

“I am no bully,” said Governor Chris Christie at his January 9, 2014 press conference.  And then he proceeded to pummel to death his best friends and closest political advisers.  Now some of those advisers are coming back to haunt him. Christie insisted that he knew nothing about the hardball, political pay back machinations ofContinue reading “Chris Christie must now pay the butcher’s bill”

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 out front in Iowa and nobody’s laughing now!

He won the CPAC straw poll, he is second in the latest national poll, he leads in New Hampshire, the first in the nation primary and now he is the favorite among likely voters in the first in the nation Iowa Caucus. Senator Rand Paul must be doing something right. There are still a fewContinue reading “Rand Paul out front in Iowa and nobody’s laughing now!”

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”

Rand Paul – a new foreign policy

For the past few years, we in the liberty movement have had the luxury of being able to stand on the outside and lob in grenades at America’s corrupt foreign policy.  But now, with one of our own, Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky as a potential president, we have to face the reality of howContinue reading “Rand Paul – a new foreign policy”

Rand Paul for President: 2016

For Republicans, there is a silver lining to the re-election of Barack Obama.  The door is now open for real change in 2016.  The recently adopted Romney Rules at the RNC, which would have locked out any true democratic participation and guaranteed eight more years of GOP establishment, top-down, Brahman-style, domination, are now moot.  TheContinue reading “Rand Paul for President: 2016”

Post Paul: What now?

Consider this, if Ron Paul were the Libertarian candidate right now, some polls have him winning 17%, which would land him in the national debates and change the course of the country.

“Security” at the RNC

Doug Wead’s photo visit to the Republican National Convention My first RNC was at the Cow Palace in San Francisco in 1964.  I was eighteen years old.  Barry Goldwater was the nominee.  I talked my way into the lobby of the Mark Hopkins Hotel and drank Gold water out of a punch bowl.  It wasContinue reading ““Security” at the RNC”

Is GOP Gang Rape of Todd Akin legitimate?

No question that Republican Senate Candidate Todd Akin misspoke when he said “legitimate” rape instead of “actual” rape.  And yet the fact is that such misstatements happen weekly with Vice President Joe Biden.  They pass.  And Akin’s position on abortion is exactly the same as the GOP platform as stated in Tampa. So why theContinue reading “Is GOP Gang Rape of Todd Akin legitimate?”