What Happened To The Landslide?

One of my top New Year’s Resolutions was to write a posting for a conservative blog in 2014. That’s right, 2014, not 2015. Unfortunately, a number of intervening events distracted me from this particular resolution. The good news is that I was still able to cross my main 2014 resolution off the list. I completed my first novel that will hit the market later this month. Too … [Read more...]

What Super Tuesday Means

What exactly does Super Tuesday mean?  For conservatives?  For liberals? First, some background on what exactly Super Tuesday is... This is the date, typically in late February or early March, when many States all have their election primaries.  Pardon the rudiments, but I think it might be valuable to layout the process in simple terms: When a party (Republican or … [Read more...]

Who Should Drop Out? Rick, Newt or Mitt?

Last week, Laura Ingraham asked Newt Gingrich if he could foresee putting his weight behind Santorum, to create a mass of conservatives to get behind the "notRomney." But since Gingrich took South Carolina, the tables have turned in some circles. My opinion is that Newt won SC because he slammed John King so bad, voters were simply giving him a pat on the … [Read more...]

Romney vs. McCain – Krauthammer’s Real Question

Charles Krauthammer wrote a cheerleader piece for Mitt Romney in Human Events this morning.  The piece is entitled Mitt vs. Newt. Yeah right. Krauthammer should have titled the piece "Why You Should Pick Romney Over Newt."  At least he would have been openly honest about it. Don't misunderstand, I'm not suggesting Charles is being disingenuous, he's merely allowing the … [Read more...]

Could Newt Be The Guy?

I haven't given Newt Gingrich much interest in the GOP primary so far.  Mostly because I feel (felt?) like I knew him.  During the 1994 Republican revolution, Newt led the way.  He authored the Contract With America and proved himself to be not just a brilliant problem solver, but also someone who could maneuver through the congressional gauntlet. Then came the demonization. … [Read more...]