Chaos in Cleveland: The Trump Riots

Massive riots coming to the Trump Convention in Cleveland? The conventional wisdom – no pun intended – is that this year’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland will be a mirrored image of the Democrat National Convention in Chicago in 1968. In Chicago, the Vietnam War was the issue and young Democrats battled police in theContinue reading “Chaos in Cleveland: The Trump Riots”

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Ron Paul’s lost delegates: Why they may decide the 2016 GOP nomination

Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are locked into a death embrace for delegates to the Republican National Convention. The showdown seems headed to California. But there is another block of delegates, big enough to settle the contest on the first ballot. I will call them the lost delegates and whoever finds them first just mightContinue reading “Ron Paul’s lost delegates: Why they may decide the 2016 GOP nomination”

Who is the GOP establishment?

You hear a lot of talk about the GOP establishment delegates and how they plan to steal the nomination from frontrunner, Donald Trump and maybe even Ted Cruz too. But who exactly are they? It’s a political jungle so I will describe some of the fowl as metaphors. Any resemblance to persons living or dead isContinue reading “Who is the GOP establishment?”

Strange bedfellows: Why Trump and Cruz need each other now

Today the airwaves are full of false reports from experts telling us how the Republican National Convention might become open and might nominate a new name. Karl Rove claims that this might happen. Respected pundits speculate about it.  But it simply will never happen and let me explain why. To put another name into playContinue reading “Strange bedfellows: Why Trump and Cruz need each other now”

The Young Evangelicals: Their Hearts Belong to Rand Paul

While the other GOP presidential candidates are falling all over themselves trying to win the important evangelical leaders of influence, Senator Rand Paul appears to have won the hearts of their youth. What this will mean for the coming Iowa Caucuses, where the Paul campaign has organized the college campuses, remains to be seen. JerryContinue reading “The Young Evangelicals: Their Hearts Belong to Rand Paul”

Why I support Rand Paul and why he reminds me of Ronald Reagan.

For the first time since Ronald Reagan we have a political figure who is not just running for office to seek personal power but one who is actually leading a popular movement.   I’m talking about Senator Rand Paul who leads a diverse array of young people, free market conservatives, African Americans and Internet Geeks inContinue reading “Why I support Rand Paul and why he reminds me of Ronald Reagan.”

The Difference between Rand Paul and Ron Paul

.       Rand Paul is the U.S. Senator from Kentucky who is favored by many to win the 2016 Republican nomination for president.  He appeals to a broad range of constituents from the Tea Party to Evangelical Christians, African Americans, Gays, Independents and Democrats concerned about Civil Liberties.  He has picked up theContinue reading “The Difference between Rand Paul and Ron Paul”

Why Jeb Bush is Running For President? Is it really for George P.?

Okay, let’s get this out of the way. You don’t really believe that the American people are going to elect three out of the last five presidents from the same immediate family do you?  Ain’t gonna happen.  The American people are in a somnolent trance right now.  It hasn’t registered. Yes, it’s true that thereContinue reading “Why Jeb Bush is Running For President? Is it really for George P.?”

Not another Clinton – Bush election? Please!

Get ready, we may indeed see another Clinton – Bush election.  This time, Hillary Clinton, former First Lady and former Secretary of State pitted against Jeb Bush, former governor of Florida.  It’s like being Bill Murray in Ground Hog Day.  Ever get the feeling you’ve been here before? Both candidates have something to prove.  ClintonContinue reading “Not another Clinton – Bush election? Please!”

Why Rand Paul can beat Hillary Clinton

March 9, 2014 Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky may be the only Republican who can beat Hillary Clinton for president in 2016.  He is the only Republican who beats her head to head in battleground states. Paul decisively won last Saturday’s CPAC straw poll with 31%, his neo-Libertarian sidekick, Senator Ted Cruz, was second at 11%.Continue reading “Why Rand Paul can beat Hillary Clinton”