When partnership replaces partisanship, good things can happen

When partnership replaces partisanship, good things can happen

Chris Christie, the New Jersey Republican governor that many felt should have been the party’s nominee for President this year, sent a chill through political partisans Tuesday when he praised President Barack Obama for his response to the Superstorm Sandy disaster. “The President has been outstanding in this,” Christie said. Christie’s comments show some hope […]

On Nov. 6, vote for the loser of your choice, then get to work on making change happen

On Nov. 6, vote for the loser of your choice, then get to work on making change happen

With just a week to go before American voters go into the voting booth to scratch their heads and try to make an informed choice among flawed candidates, the campaign from hell is running head-on into the storm from hell. If anything, the “Frankenstorm” provides the perfect backdrop to a campaign filled with the howling […]

Campaign 2012: Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn

Campaign 2012: Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn

With two weeks to go until Americans select a meaningless President for another four years of hyperbole, hopelessness and hypocrisy, it should occur to the mindless masses out there that it really doesn’t matter who wins. It also doesn’t matter which political party controls Congress. The problems that plague American cannot — and will not […]

Who won the veep debate? Opinions vary

Who won the veep debate?  Opinions vary

At the very least, Democrats breathed a little easier after Thursday night’s suddenly-important vice presidential debate.  Vice President Joe Biden gave Obama administration spin doctors some fodder to use, something they lacked after the Presidents abysmal performance last week. Republicans, however, had reason to cheer.  Paul Ryan came across as cool, collected and more in […]

Is it up to Joe Biden to save Barack Obama’s butt?

Is it up to Joe Biden to save Barack Obama’s butt?

In a normal Presidential election year, the one vice presidential debate is usually an exercise in political vanity but Campaign 2012 is anything but normal. After President Barack Obama’s dismal debate performance last week put challenger Mitt Romney back into the race, the watchers and clockers will keep an eye on tonight’s veep talkfest between […]

No doubt about it: Romney won the debate

No doubt about it: Romney won the debate

Republican Presidential contender Mitt Romney needed to accomplish three things to emerge as a clear winner in Wednesday’s Presidential debate:  Not screw up, stay on message and throw President Barack Obama off his game. Romney accomplished the first two with ease.  He was aggressive, in control and dominant.  He stayed on message. Obama gave him […]