Categories: "Elections & Electoral Politics" or "Democratic National Convention" or "Republican National Convention"

Democrats Really Stepped In It This Time

Colorado Senator Mark Udall didn’t get the memo (penned by Alex Sink, no doubt): Standing up for Obamacare isn’t exactly a winning strategy for Democrats in 2014. In an interview with Colorado Morning News (on 850 KOA in Denver, where my Saturday radio… more »

Surrender

Surrender Surrender But don’t give yourself away (Lyrics from “Surrender“ by Cheap Trick) In his first (and last) appearance on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) immediately and repeatedly agreed with Leno when… more »

Stop CO Dems from Stealing Elections

What if one day you learned that your taxes had been raised in an election you didn’t hear about, which was conducted by a private company, without any Secretary of State oversight, without any clear rules, without signature verification being required… more »

Immigration Strategery

Why have House Republican leaders in recent days offered interviews about immigration reform — an issue most Americans do not consider an urgent policy matter — and released a short list of “Standards for Immigration Reform” knowing that they would… more »

CBO Report Shows Obamacare's Economic Damage

On Tuesday, the Congressional Budget Office released a budget projection update which decimates Democrats' claims that Obamacare does not hurt the American economy. In Appendix C of the rather dense document, the CBO concludes that various provisions… more »

Looking Ahead

The year 2013 was a remarkable one, with international affairs, American domestic politics, and our economy harmed by the most incompetent and ideological American administration in modern memory — and perhaps in our history. It takes a special man to… more »

Swirling the Bowl

f you accidentally dropped your most treasured piece of jewelry into the toilet just as you were flushing, you’d scream, you’d cry, and you might tell a sympathetic friend…unless you were just too embarrassed. Among President Obama’s formerly greatest… more »

A Bad Deal Compared To What?

I’m in a tough spot. Paul Ryan is one of the brightest stars in the Republican Party. He is a true fiscal (and social) conservative, and I cheered when Mitt Romney selected him as his running mate (although I wished Ryan rather than Romney were the… more »

Singularities

In astrophysics, there is a concept called a “singularity.” Most often discussed in terms of the Big Bang or black holes, a singularity is, among other things, a point in spacetime from which no prior matter or information can escape. Because pressures… more »

For Democrats, turnout trumps honesty

In Colorado, the results of Democrats valuing election “turnout” over electoral honesty — or even common sense — are becoming clear. Among the many mindless laws passed on party-line votes during Colorado’s recent hyper-partisan legislative session —… more »
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