Ron Paul Fantasy Part One

   Well, I am back from the future in my Time Machine and I can tell you that the Ron Paul convention, or if you prefer the Campaign for Liberty, in Minneapolis, September, 2008, was a moment in time. If you want to be part of history in the making, you’ve got to go.  ItContinue reading “Ron Paul Fantasy Part One”

Advertisement

Ron Paul’s Excellent Minnesota Adventure

Now, in case you have missed the Ron Paul story, he is the wiry little, gray haired, congressman, who challenged the big boys in the nationally televised Republican debates earlier this year.  It was quite a show. McCain, Romney and Huckabee would argue over who was the first to be dutifully committed to the troopContinue reading “Ron Paul’s Excellent Minnesota Adventure”

John McCain and Billy Graham

Inside the McCain Campaign’s Big Foul Up. Oops, apparently I hit a nerve.  My NEWSMAX article on the McCain Campaign turning down a meeting between Billy Graham and Senator McCain prompted outrage from the Senator’s staff.  And then desperate calls from John McCain staffers to the Graham Association prompted clarifications from their side too. ButContinue reading “John McCain and Billy Graham”

Memo to John McCain: Pick Joe Lieberman for Vice President

  So what can John McCain do?  If evangelicals number 42% of the population (according to Barna,) and if their super churches are the Republican equivalent of the unions in the Democrat Party of the 1950s and 60s, the key to increased voter registration, the machine to turn out the vote; and if these evangelicalContinue reading “Memo to John McCain: Pick Joe Lieberman for Vice President”

McCain and Able: How the GOP lost the evangelicals in 2008 and put Obama in the White House

  “For the Lord had regard for Obama and his offering but he did not have regard for McCain and his offering.” When the McCain-Davis-Black team accepted and then publicly repudiated the recent endorsement of evangelical Christian leaders they broke one of the most powerful laws of modern political life.  You can’t attack evangelical leadersContinue reading “McCain and Able: How the GOP lost the evangelicals in 2008 and put Obama in the White House”

How CNN Robbed Mike Huckabee

When CNN decided that the GOP race was down to only Senator John McCain and Mitt Romney, and arbitrarily decided that it would use the Republican Debate at the Reagan Library to showcase those two candidates and exclude Mike Huckabee and Ron Paul, they effectively shut down the whole nominating process and disenfranchised millions ofContinue reading “How CNN Robbed Mike Huckabee”

How Huck Got Foxed

But as Lee Corso would say, “Not so Fast.” Governor Mike Huckabee’s campaign has already startled the wearisome herd of pundits who visit the same watering holes in the Boston, New York, Washington corridor.  Last September he was considered “peaking” as the national favorite of 9% of GOP voters which put him behind the anointedContinue reading “How Huck Got Foxed”

Mike Huckabee’s big mistake

When seeking to establish a base among evangelical voters, presidential contender, Governor Mike Huckabee, made a big mistake.  It is one that many presidential wannabes have made before him.  He went over the heads of the evangelical leaders of influence and talked directly to the people.  It works well with most constituencies, Catholics, Labor, Jews,Continue reading “Mike Huckabee’s big mistake”

The “Luck” of Huck: Mike Huckabee will win tomorrow night and everyone will call it a one time, lucky shot, but will they be right?

More than a year ago a minority of political observers, including this author and Dick Morris, to name a few, were predicting that the Republican nominee would come from the so called second tier candidates.  It didn’t take rocket science to calculate that with 42% of the nation claiming to be born again Christians –Continue reading “The “Luck” of Huck: Mike Huckabee will win tomorrow night and everyone will call it a one time, lucky shot, but will they be right?”