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

Ending the Economic Error

Barack Obama and his supporters at the Democratic National Convention will mostly avoid the topic of unemployment, as unfavorable a subject as that is for Democrats' reelection chances. Still, we will inevitably hear a mantra like "the trend is in the… more »

Taking Down Taibbi

Matt Taibbi's recent anti-Romney screed published by Rolling Stone magazine entitled "Greed and Debt: The True Story of Mitt Romney and Bain Capital" has been the talk of the left-wing media, from the DailyKos and Huffington Post websites to MSNBC. It… more »

Defending Bain, better late than never

After months of allowing the Obama campaign and their useful idiots in the media to define Mitt Romney (and more generally all venture capitalists) as heartless predators, Romney is finally fighting back. During the last evening of the Republican… more »

Ryan Rocks Republicans

As Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) closed out the second night of the 2012 Republican Convention in the biggest speech of his life, he at first seemed slightly (and understandably) nervous. That lasted about sixty seconds, as the vice-president-in-waiting… more »

Biden's Thuggish Distraction

When I learned that Joe Biden would be crashing the Republicans' party at the now weather-shortened GOP convention in Tampa this week, my first reaction was "How typical for such a classless, in-the-gutter, desperate campaign." The fact that nature has… more »

Vive La Difference (Biden/Akin)

Last week, Democratic Vice President Joe Biden uttered an idiotic, offensive, race-baiting statement, telling a mostly black audience that Mitt Romney wants to "put y'all back in chains." This week, Republican Congressman and candidate for US Senate… more »

P90X Politics

Even fitness guru Tony Horton couldn't have imagined the transformation he helped generate, the political alchemy of turning House Budget Committee Chairman and vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan (R-WI) from a self-described policy wonk into the… more »

My 2011 Interview of Paul Ryan

For those of you who are interested in hearing Paul Ryan in his own words prior to his selection as Mitt Romney's running mate, I offer you this extended interview I had with Congressman Ryan in May, 2011 when I was the host of Backbone Radio on 710 KNU… more »

True The Vote Colorado Summit, Saturday, 8/18

Readers of these pages can attend Saturday's "True The Vote Summit" in Denver for free with code COLDRS, or get in touch with me and I'll get you added to the list. From… more »

I thought only Bain did that

Google, the omnipresent web search and advertising company, purchased Motorola Mobility (the cell phone division of that venerable electronics company), in May of this year for about $12.5 billion. (The deal was originally announced in August, 2011, but… more »