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

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 »

Obama That I Used to Know

One of the keys to this election will be whether young, idealistic, and mostly ignorant young voters remain enthusiastic supporters of Barack Obama. Given that this group gets a lot of information from non-traditional sources, such as Jon Stewart's The… more »

Why Paul Ryan is Tremendous

Paul Ryan gets it. As he said to a cheering crowd, "America is more than just a place, though. America is an idea. It's the only country founded on an idea. Our rights come from nature and God, not from government." Can I get a "Halleljuah, Brother… more »

If it's Ryan

A few things which occur to me as strong positives for Mitt Romney's possibly choosing Paul Ryan as his running mate: We've already seen Ryan have a complete mastery of budget items, and the ability to completely demolish Obamacare. Ryan can erase th… more »

AP: Romney VP Pick to be Named on Saturday

The Associated Press is reporting that Mitt Romney will announce his running mate on Saturday morning in Virginia. Some, as Jim Antle mentions, are thinking Romney might try to make a "splash" with his pick. I disagree, and think that he will pick some… more »