Wars and Rumors of Wars

As you approach July Fourth, stop and consider the presidential race in the Republican Party. Recognize him? All of the 2012 contenders talk big about wars and our continued role in the world except for the only one who has actually served in uniform and is a veteran of our armed forces. Apparently a littleContinue reading “Wars and Rumors of Wars”

Ron Paul to Obama: Quit ordering Israel around!

In a statement released after the president’s speech, Thursday, May 19, 2011, Congressman Ron Paul took Barack Obama to task. “Unlike this president, I do not believe it is our place to dictate how Israel runs her affairs.” Ron Paul’s statement, released immediately after the speech, reflected the congressman’s long held views against American leadersContinue reading “Ron Paul to Obama: Quit ordering Israel around!”

Tim Pawlenty has clear path to White House

Governor Tim Pawlenty of Minnesota may not be very famous right now but look out.  He’s going to come on strong. With Mike Huckabee’s decision not to run and Sarah Palin’s likely decision to follow, Pawlenty is the only hi-profile evangelical Christian in the GOP presidential sweepstakes. Now understand this, according to one poll, 60%Continue reading “Tim Pawlenty has clear path to White House”

Mitt Romney and the age of the Mormons

Mormons are big news now, with possibly two presidential candidates. Recent polls show former Massachusetts Gov., Mitt Romney, beating Barack Obama. And now former Utah governor and ambassador to China, Jon Huntsman, is flirting with his own run for the presidency. Both stories put the subject of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day SaintsContinue reading “Mitt Romney and the age of the Mormons”

Mitt Romney: Frontrunner?

Mitt Romney: Frontrunner ?         By all accounts this should have been Mitt Romney’s turn to win the Republican nomination and the presidency.  In a survey last week he was the only Republican who topped Barack Obama in national polls.  Now, post Bin Laden, one has to wonder. What still makes Romney strong?Continue reading “Mitt Romney: Frontrunner?”

Osama is dead, Obama’s re-election is alive!

There has been more than one casualty in America’s successful raid into Pakistan to get Osama Bin Laden.  Republican chances to take back the White House are equally dead.  At least for the moment. It is hard to think of anything that can happen on the world stage, or in the American economy, that couldContinue reading “Osama is dead, Obama’s re-election is alive!”

Why Mike Huckabee Will Be President?

        Next week Mike Huckabee visits Capitol Hill, ostensibly to promote his new book.  But also to test the mood of potential congressional allies.         The questions are coming fast and furious.  Will Mike Huckabee run for president?  Could he possibly win?  And even if he won, would he have a significant presidency, one thatContinue reading “Why Mike Huckabee Will Be President?”

Ron Paul Wins! (So who appears on Meet the Press?)

Ron Paul wins! (So who appears on Meet the Press?) By Doug Wead Texas Congressman Ron Paul handily won last Saturday’s CPAC presidential straw poll in Washington, D.C.  It was an event that former Governor Mitt Romney had dominated in years past, but this time Romney wasn’t even close and neither was Palin, Huckabee orContinue reading “Ron Paul Wins! (So who appears on Meet the Press?)”

Ron Paul is back!

By Doug Wead Once more, after being written out of the script by the newspapers and television producers, the scrappy congressman from Texas, Ron Paul is back in the mix. And big time.  Sarah Palin, of all people, put him there. After turning down thousands of speaking invitations over a six month period Sarah PalinContinue reading “Ron Paul is back!”