Archives for: "August 2012"

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 »

EPA "Transport Rule" Struck Down by Court

In a 2-1 ruling, a panel of the Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has struck down the EPA's "Transport Rule," also known as the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule, based on the EPA's exceeding the authority permitted it by statute. The… 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 »