Mitt Romney

June jobs report: Just more bad news in an election season of doom and gloom

June jobs report: Just more bad news in an election season of doom and gloom

No President in modern times has run for re-election with unemployment is as high as it is now and if Barack Obama thought Friday’s jobs report would ease that situation he was no doubt disappointed. June’s job figures showed unemployment holding stedy at 8.2 percent and lackluster numbers for jobs growth remain the highest since […]

So much anger, so little reason in America today

So much anger, so little reason in America today

Lots of anger out there. Too much. Can’t talk politics with some without it turning into a shouting match. Can’t joke about someone’s background without them getting mad. Not much humor left. Used to be angry. Lost temper with little or no provocation. No more. Getting mad solves nothing. Anger escalates emotions and displaces reason. […]

At Fourth of July lull, a close Presidential race with no clear front-runner

At Fourth of July lull, a close Presidential race with no clear front-runner

As America heads into a hot and humid Fourth of July, the Presidential race so tight that neither Barack Obama nor Mitt Romney can be declared a front-runner and voters see little reason for enthusiasm for either candidate. Polls show voters on both sides of the political sense lukewarm towards the incumbent President and his […]

Condi Rice nails Obama on immigration, praises Romney at GOP fundraiser

Condi Rice nails Obama on immigration, praises Romney at GOP fundraiser

Condoleezza Rice, George W. Bush’s Secretary of State, unloaded on President Barack Obama at a Republican shindig Monday night, knocking his actions on immigration while delivering strong praise for presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney. Speaking to a party fundraiser at the Capitol Hill Blue — a Republican hangout just steps from the Cannon House Office […]

Tough times for Obama, but will that be enough to rid the nation of his Presidency?

Tough times for Obama, but will that be enough to rid the nation of his Presidency?

Doesn’t look like a good week coming up for beleaguered President Barack Obama. The Supreme Court may hand down a decision that declares part or all of much-ballyhooed and largely ineffective health care “reform” bill unconstitutional. The House of Representatives is expected to vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt. The Supremes may […]

In an election year when war should be an issue, it is best to remember the lessons of Vietnam

In an election year when war should be an issue, it is best to remember the lessons of Vietnam

War should be a major issue in Campaign 2012. Sadly, it is not. Both incumbent President Barack Obama and presumed Republican nominee Mitt Romney support sending Americans to fight and die for questionable causes.  Afghanistan has become Obama’s Vietnam and Romney is a warmonger. Only Texas Congressman Ron Paul had the guts to stand up […]

A relaxed, laid-back Romney? That’s the report from the boys and girls on the bus

A relaxed, laid-back Romney?  That’s the report from the boys and girls on the bus

Is Mitt Romney finally learning how to campaign? Could be, if one can believe reports from the campaign trail. Kasie Hunt of The Associated Press says Romney is now “looser and largely gaffe-free” on the stump. Reports Hunt: The personal stories were slightly awkward. The small-town events tended toward the corny. His chats with voters […]

Obama’s attempts to steer Campaign 2012 away from his economic failures

Obama’s attempts to steer Campaign 2012 away from his economic failures

Some see President Barack Obama’s recent declarations on immigration and gay marriage as bold political steps by an incumbent whose record of leadership is, at best, spotty. Others see such ploys as risky business in a political environment where strong stances polarize voters both for and against a candidate. But Obama is trying anything — […]

And the eventual winner in Iowa is Ron Paul

And the eventual winner in Iowa is Ron Paul

Texas Congressman, the self-declared “outsider” who conceded the GOP Presidential nomination to Mitt Romney recently, is still playing an “inside” game to amass delegates and play a potential spoiler role at the party’s convention in Tampa in August. Paul’s determined supporters won the bulk of delegates from Iowa over the weekend at a convention that […]