Memories From the Iowa Caucuses

Former President Jimmy Carter made it famous. I had the privilege of interviewing him about his experience. He went into Iowa with a 2% name recognition. He won the Jefferson-Jackson Day straw poll in 1975, which earned him the cover of Time and Newsweek magazines. Then Carter won the Iowa caucus in 1976, launching himContinue reading “Memories From the Iowa Caucuses”


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!”

There’s a new winner of the Iowa Caucus and it’s Ron Paul

Ladies and Gentlemen, once more we must announce the winner of the Iowa Caucus.  And it isn’t Rick Santorum or Mitt Romney afterall, it is Ron Paul.  Today, delegates duly elected to represent the GOP at their state convention, gave the Texas congressman 21 of the 25 contestable delegates to the RNC in Tampa.  TheyContinue reading “There’s a new winner of the Iowa Caucus and it’s Ron Paul”

Ron Paul now leads in Iowa

Get ready. The national news media is going to have an apoplectic, emotional fit when Ron Paul does better than expected in the January 3, 2012 Iowa Caucus. The first event of the GOP contest is now only 15 days and counting. In today’s Public Policy Poll, Ron Paul has taken the lead. Public PolicyContinue reading “Ron Paul now leads in Iowa”

Ron Paul can win the presidency

Imagine. A president-elect puts his hand on the Bible and swears to uphold the constitution of the United States and really means it. No games. No grabs for more power. No circumventing the congress by executive orders. No personal corruption, such as the traditional deals of ambassadorships in return for donations to a presidential libraryContinue reading “Ron Paul can win the presidency”

Sarah Palin and her opponents

Okay, now for a little bit of calibration.  Yesterday I stated a fact, that Sarah Palin is the front runner for the GOP in 2012.  That made some people happy and some people angry.  It doesn’t have to remain that way.  But whether you like it or not it is a fact. And being front runnerContinue reading “Sarah Palin and her opponents”

Ron Paul and Iowa in 2011

Note to reader:  This is a nice little series with about five thousand followers.  But you have to read them in order to know what we are talking about.  If you are following these posts dig right in.  If not, the chain is listed at the bottom of this post.  Take them on, one byContinue reading “Ron Paul and Iowa in 2011”