My GOP Debate Takeaways

OK I've had a few hours to sleep on it and here are my debate takeaways. Winner:  Main Debate Rand Paul:  Despite not having much time in the early rounds won two segments.  Made strong cases for everything he believed and sold his positions well.  Accomplished everything he needed to do, the only question is do … Continue reading My GOP Debate Takeaways

I’m old Enough to Remember when Pundits were Expected to Support the GOP Candidates

Recall at Debate number #1 the very first question was all about supporting the GOP nominee no matter who it is, Trump refused to make that pledge and the GOP and their candidates made a big fuss about Trump's refusal. It took many weeks & a lot of negotiation before Trump finally signed the pledge. … Continue reading I’m old Enough to Remember when Pundits were Expected to Support the GOP Candidates

Gop Debate #1 Running updates

quick thoughts on the GOP debate(s)   Update:  Apparently the whole world agrees that Carly is the big winner: She also beat Chris Matthews to a pulp I think the MSNBC audience that heard that is now praying that she doesn't end up the nominee or anywhere near the GOP ticket. My advice to each candidate … Continue reading Gop Debate #1 Running updates

Interviews etc from the St. Anselm “Votes First” Gop event

The first part of this story about Magnificent Seven Writer and Author Tim Imholt's arrival and mine at St. Anselm and our denial of press credentials is  here I pick up the story at the top of a rise under a tree overlooking the parking lot & entrance to the press and candidate area of the … Continue reading Interviews etc from the St. Anselm “Votes First” Gop event

Morning Joe LEADS with NY-23

Because of Pataki, they haven't mentioned that the key endorsement was Palin. The Pataki endorsement is late but it comes on the last weekend AND he is a NY governer. This is going to make a ton of difference, but remember no matter what the Telegraph says: Perhaps the most significant intervention has been by … Continue reading Morning Joe LEADS with NY-23