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Trump Rally for Vets – C-SPAN – What the Viewers had to Say

01/29/2016 05:00:24 AM

Although Fox News held a Republican Debate in Des Moines last night which was, as the network noted “Trump-less” (Fox News). The Trump campaign was in full swing down the street. The rally was over on ( link to Trump Video > read more

What do Ted Cruz, Barack Obama and John McCain have in common?

01/11/2016 05:30:27 AM

Barack Obama, John McCain and Ted Cruz have all come under scrutiny over their right to be or become the President of the United States under the Constitution vis a vis where they were born. Under the Constitution it states one must be a natural bor > read more

Trump Visits Burlington, Vermont

01/08/2016 05:27:56 AM

Presidential candidate, Donald Trump, made a visit to Burlington Vermont to hold a rally yesterday. One might think, in practical terms, that going to past-“blue” Vermont would be a huge waste of time; however, in watching the live stream, it wa > read more

Big Winner of the 1st 2016 GOP Primary Debate Marathon – Fox News – All Candidates – Too Early to Determine

08/07/2015 04:58:16 AM

The large field of 2016 GOP Candidates - split for two debates by tiers - image insider fox news Last night’s back to back GOP 2016 Primary debate hosted by Fox News is Cleveland, OH, with 17 candidates vying for the spotlight, appears to have had, > read more

GOP Field - Separating the Wheat from the Chaff – Media Skewers Trump, Along with 99% of the Republican Candidates

07/20/2015 05:19:58 AM

Dem’s Oddly Silent over McCain Brouhaha – What if more than half of Trump’s Statement was left off the page? Two from this group did not jump on the Media-GOP bash Trump bandwagon - the Smart Guy in the bunch - image Kansas City Star. Donald T > read more

New York Times is the New Rolling Stone –Fabricating Stories for Personal or Political Purposes – Ted Cruz, A Time for Truth, #1 in Biographies at

07/14/2015 05:26:44 AM

In another case of creative reporting, the New York Times has kept Ted Cruz’s book, “A Time for Truth” off their Best Seller list due to the fact that they had evidence the book did not qualify due to “bulk purchases”, except for one proble > read more

Michigan- Dog License Renewal Arrest – the Lunacy of Bureaucracy

07/07/2015 06:03:56 AM

We reside in the Land of the free - unless one breaks a petty city, town or county ordinance such as renewing one’s dog license: Take the jail time, frisking and humiliation of a Kalamazoo County, MI woman who, went to renew her dog’s license, > read more

DNC – Top GOP Targets – Today – Cruz hauls in 51 Million – Tops Charts – Sanders Advancing – Pragmatic Progressive

07/06/2015 05:59:16 AM

The Hill Blog provided a list of the top targets for the DNC based on negative mentions – topping the chart consistently is Kentucky Senator, Rand Paul, who is perceived as the greatest threat with 203 mentions– he is followed by Christie and Bu > read more

Cruz and the Simpson Audition – Having a Sense of Humor Trumps!

07/01/2015 05:37:31 AM

Ted Cruz, 2016 GOP Presidential candidate has auditioned for the Simpsons the LA times has the video here in case you missed it. In this clip, Cruz shows his humble side – able to poke fun at himself and be contemporary at the same time – smart > read more

The Benefits of a Walk in the Wood

06/30/2015 05:41:12 AM

A Washington Post article onthe mental health and wellbeing achieved by a nature walk, is rather interesting. Researchers found that a walk in the park, rather than a walk along a crowded highway produced different results in the brains of test subj > read more

Ted Cruz Righteous Against Karl Rove – Meanwhile in Greece and Puerto Rico...

06/29/2015 06:03:19 AM

The morning papers are having some fun with the “spat” between Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Karl Rove (the architect of the Bush brigade) over Cruz’s assertion in his new book, that Rove told him to back off an endorsement by President H. Bush, give > read more

Chief Justice John Roberts - On the Conservative Hot Seat Again

06/26/2015 05:42:02 AM

Chief Justice John Roberts, not only agreed with the court on King vs. Burell, he wrote the opinion that upheld another potential stumbling block for “obamacare”. As a result, some Conservatives are mighty teed off. (Politico). That said if on > read more

GOP – Can’t Catch a Break – From Cruz to the Confederate Flag

06/24/2015 06:02:10 AM

It appears that negative is the key word of the day for what is sometimes referred to as the “drive by media” when it comes to 2016 GOP candidates. For starters (there are so many so one must choose two for brevity) there is the AP Photograph o > read more

What’s in a Rural Town Hall? The potential for 20 Million Votes That's what.

06/23/2015 06:19:52 AM

Interesting little side note: the RFD-TV will begin a series of Town Hall meetings featuring Presidential Candidates for 2016 starting in this year this Rural Television network reaches the farms and small rural markets in our nation via satellite, > read more

What I learned by taking a vacation – the news that left me without the ability to put into words

06/22/2015 06:10:53 AM

Until today. Once in a while there is a need to take a break from the predictable, so, I chose to spend my time worthlessly playing games online, rather than anything else. It is that mindlessness that allows one to defrag so to speak, from the car > read more

2016 Update – O’Malley Announces from Baltimore, Cruz Campaigns in MA, Paul to Stop in MA

06/01/2015 05:20:42 AM

The former Governor of Maryland, Martin O’Malley, launched his Presidential Campaign in Baltimore, joining Bernie Sanders of VT and Hillary Clinton in the quest for the Democrat nomination for 2016. (Yahoo News). O’Malley presents a reasonable > read more

How Cuban is Ted Cruz? - That’s the Question

05/11/2015 06:04:32 AM

Not Cuban enough, Not Black Enough, Not Italian Enough.... Fromthe Mercury New, comes an article describing an interview between Ted Cruz (2016 GOP Candidate) and Mark Halperin’s (Bloomberg News), in which, Halperin tested Cruz’s authenticity as > read more

A Tacky Cartoon Event in Texas Brings Jihad Stateside – Religions Routinely Target – All Religions

05/04/2015 06:07:43 AM

What amounted to a small gathering of those who, in the name of free speech (and shock most likely given the recent disaster in Paris), has made headlines (in certain respects), as two Isis morons decided to blow up the event. They managed to wound > read more

Clinton Announces 2016 Candidacy – GOP to add Rubio to the Roster this week

04/13/2015 06:07:58 AM

Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy via social media this weekend in what the Washington Post dubbed: “A long awaited announcement”. Apparently, Clinton is going to strike a populist tone. If there was a do-over and 2008 was the year, that w > read more

Rand Paul and the Hungry Press

04/09/2015 05:54:28 AM

The New York Times complains that Candidate for the GOP Nomination, Rand Paul, has become “testy” in interviews. Apparently, over the past several years, the press has been wearing a leash, and suddenly turned aggressive, when Paul took center s > read more

Rand Paul – the Truly Transformative Candidate

04/08/2015 05:52:53 AM

The announcement made by Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, was one of the most inspirational speeches and pre speech that one might witness in a lifetime. The entire ceremony is included on video at > read more

Rand Paul set to Announce 2016 Candidacy today – Lurking in the Shadows – “Swift Boat” Group (Beltway 501C who benefited Bush in Kerry Contest)

04/07/2015 06:00:12 AM

Rand Paul will announce his 2016 candidacy today, in Louisville, KY(WBALTV). Meanwhile, back in the shadows (sort of) is the GOP Hawks (so called) set to ruin Rand Paul’s big day, according to Bloomberg. The gist: The Foundation for a Secure and > read more

The Contender – Rand Paul to Announce 2016 Candidacy on Tuesday 4/7/15

04/06/2015 06:10:20 AM

Rand Paul, Senator from the State of Kentucky will be announcing his candidacy tomorrow. A preview of his announcement is now on YouTube - See below. The Wall Street Journal article ”Rand Paul’s challenge, charting his own course”, sugg > read more

2016 Primaries – Ted Cruz at $2 Million First Quarter, O’Malley comes out Swinging

03/30/2015 06:12:03 AM

Ted Cruz (R-TX), the first to officially announce his candidacy for the republican nomination, has reached a $2 Million fundraising first quarter goal according to USA Today. Cruz did this, in the main, through social media. One would anticipate th > read more

2016 – GOP - Cruz In First – Rand Paul On Deck, DNC – O’Malley Most Likely, watch Julian Castro

03/23/2015 05:36:36 AM

The 2016 Presidential Sweepstakes begins today with the announcement that Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), will be running for the Republican Nomination. Cruz, who made the announcement via Twitter, will be speaking at Liberty University today, an evangelic > read more

Rand Paul, Corey Booker and Kirsten Gillibrand – Get the Federal Government Out of States where Medical Marijuana is Law.

03/10/2015 06:20:43 AM

From Reuters: Rand Paul, introduces legislation today to prevent the Federal government from prosecuting individuals in states where Medical Marijuana is legal. He is joined by Democrat Senators, Corey Booker, and Kirsten Gillibrand: Paul has bee > read more

2016 – DNC – O’Malley Receives Standing O in South Carolina - The New Face of the Democrat Party

03/09/2015 06:32:33 AM

Martin O'Malley - photo Politico (AP) From the S.C. News Exchangecomes an interesting take on Martin O’Malley and his changes of succeeding in a not so crowded field of Democrats for the 2016 Presidential nomination. O’Malley received several st > read more

What if – Court Strikes Down ObamaCare – Ted Cruz has the Answer

03/06/2015 05:50:28 AM

There is a big what-if involving the unconstitutional subsidies that are coming from the Federal government to help enroll individuals into the federal health care plan – the case is now in the Supreme Court and may be struck down in June . (See in > read more

Somalia Terrorist Group – Al Shabaab Makes Threats Against US Malls – Somalia’s in MN, MA and ME – Locals should be prepared

02/23/2015 05:42:09 AM

From CNN News:a video released this week by the Somali Terrorist group, Al Shabaab is calling for attacks on malls in the U.S.. Most of the refugees are located in Minneapolis-1 in 3 refugees to be exact (CBSLocal), Maine, Lewiston, is another des > read more

The Long Cold Winter - Massachusetts

02/16/2015 06:10:41 AM

The Long Cold Winter - MassachusettsIt has been one of those winters, winters that are so cold, dark and snowy that one is inclined to do little except plow out and rake the roof, bake in the oven (to further warm the house) eat soups and stews and p > read more

Winter Thoughts on a Crowded GOP Field

02/09/2015 05:57:05 AM

Cabin Fever – when one longs to take a walk, anywhere, without seeing 10 foot snow drifts! As one wrestles with t he flight or stay and fight the snow – thoughts turn to spring, and well, with that comes more of 2016. Announcement pending early > read more

History as Entertainment – the Worth – The Sons of Liberty

01/28/2015 06:05:11 AM

The History Channel’s “ the Son’s of Liberty” May have played fast and loose with some facts, made a few up here and there, but overall, gave the viewer the understanding that a long war was fought by those that despised taxes and injustice, > read more

State if the Union – Nothing New - GOP Rebuttal – the “New Republican Congress” Joni Delivers

01/21/2015 05:53:02 AM

Watching the State of the Union, via C-Span, CBS and Fox (different camera angles), one got the impression the man who would campaign no more, was campaigning nonetheless. The reference to working with Congress were weighed with threats to veto Bill > read more

Time for Pragmatism – Rand Paul offers Measured Reason - 2016 offers Reasonable Choice in Leadership

01/14/2015 06:01:52 AM

Last night, while looking for something entertaining to watch for an hour or so before bed, I found a program on CSPAN – the the Conservative Policy Summit (Video Here) with Kentucky Senator Rand Paul as the speaker. It was a dry topic to be cert > read more

Is there a Glimmer of Hope for the New Congress-Senate? Bi-Partisanship maybe on horizon

01/12/2015 05:37:18 AM

If there was ever a time when a band of likeminded politicians from both sides of the aisle was needed, it would be this era, this year, this time in our nation’s history. Let alone it is the beginning of a general election season where one expect > read more

With New Congress Ready to Take the Stage – Leadership is in question – 60% of Constituents want a new House Speaker. Hukabee enters the 2016 “crowded field”

01/05/2015 06:20:27 AM

With New Congress Ready to Take the Stage – Leadership is in question – 60% of Constituents want a new House Speaker. Hukabee enters the 2016 “crowded field” A record number of Congressmen and women will be assuming their roles this week, the > read more

Rick Perry -2016 – What are the odds? Both fields (DNC/GOP) too early to place any bets!

01/02/2015 06:17:19 AM

In reading a recent Texas Tribune article reposted by the New York Times one learns, if nothing else, that Rick Perry, the longest serving Governor in the State’s history, is politically astute. This is in stark contrast to the 2012 debate forum > read more

The CNN Jeb Bush Poll – Interesting mix of politicians and samples.

12/29/2014 06:12:45 AM

The CNN Poll released this past week has a bit of an interesting mix, considering a majority of those being proffered as choices are most likely not running. The marginals here in pdf offer some insight as to who was polled: 1011 adults via landli > read more

Best of Christmas-Holidays Pol’s and Polls

12/26/2014 06:59:53 AM

For starters the Holiday season normally gives one a break from all of the nonsense that is politics –if only briefly – if at all. The two national stories that most amused this season were the latest GOP poll by Zogby and the Festivus Tweets b > read more

The Potentials – Bush, Paul, Cruz, Perry , Christie and the middle and the base 2016 GOP Maybes

12/18/2014 05:43:41 AM

Opinion There is a lot of speculation going into the 2016 GOP presidential sweepstakes given the fact that not one person has yet announced an intent to run. Although there have been a slew of polls suggesting that one or the other at any given tim > read more

Historical Weather Data – NOAA Uses to Predict Snowfall

12/12/2014 05:42:37 AM

The national weather service offers a new feature to predict the amount of snowfall one might see for Christmas with’s link to data culled from a 40 year period.( - Shades of the Farmer’s Almanac, which uncannily nailed the c > read more

The Grilling of Gruber – The Professor who is just another ridiculous academic with an attitude – He should never have been nominated

12/10/2014 05:30:48 AM

The audacity of the professor fueled by Progressive Ethics. Not having paid a whole lot of attention to the hearings on Capitol Hill over the appointment of Jonathan Gruber, it was with some surprise and more than the usual disgusts that one happened > read more

Hilary Clinton Trump’s GOP Field in Bloomberg Politics Poll – Analysis

12/09/2014 05:14:19 AM

Bloomberg Politics commissioned a poll on 2016 Presidential match-up’s between multiple GOP contenders, the Vice President, Joe Biden and former Democrat Presidential Candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. In the Poll, Clinton le > read more

Internet addiction - only saying this once

12/08/2014 05:07:15 AM

A personal perspective. Although one might love to write, or analyze, or crochet or play the piano (badly), if one is invested in a game here, a social network there, or more specifically the games in the social network one might just abandon the oth > read more

2016 GOP Update – Rand Paul and Jeb Bush

12/08/2014 04:52:09 AM

Potential GOP Presidential Candidate for 2016, Rand Paul, has come under some fire for a statement he made regarding the fact that a New York City Cigarette Tax might be responsible for the death of Garner, who died while in a police chokehold – th > read more

Black Friday Shopping and Packers and Patriots – the Thanksgiving Weekend in Review

12/01/2014 06:13:42 AM

Along with the annual Turkey coma, comes “Black Friday”, and the compulsion (for some of us) to go uncharacteristically early into the stores for a little Christmas shopping. This year, it was easier to shop online, though this blogger did go fo > read more

The Travesty and the Tragedy – a Tale of Three Cities – Ferguson, Cleveland and Kansas City

11/25/2014 05:59:12 AM

The Grand Jury has made its decision on the Ferguson Police officer who had shot and killed a young Michel Brown, after responding to a robbery call resulting in months of demonstrations and upon hearing the verdict of no indictment, the riots ensue > read more

Obama About to Bring Down the Democrat Party – For Decades with Executive Immigration Reform

11/20/2014 06:15:01 AM

The President is set to announce his own immigration reform, without Congress, and according to Yahoo News service, this will irk Republicans (Yahoo). Additional, the Washington Post suggests that ahead of the announcement the President will dine w > read more

T – 25% of households under water – crossing socio-economic barriers – Taxed much?

11/17/2014 06:11:49 AM

The Hartford Courant’sarticle on the 25% of Connecticut households living under water, with some making 61,000 per year (approximate), and others being students not yet able to afford to move from a parents home, is somewhat telling of the state of > read more

The Clinton – Obama Transition – Spitting Into the Winds of Hate and Division

11/12/2014 05:50:50 AM

The Washington Post has an interesting article regarding the transition of power from President Obama to Hillary Clinton entitled: “The tricky Obama-Clinton handoff begins”. The gist in a nutshell: How Hillary Clinton can assume power from Oba > read more

2016 GOP Update – Ricky Perry in NH, Rand Paul – Mitch McConnell Will Support, Ben Carson to Air Introductory Video

11/10/2014 06:05:43 AM

Outgoing Texas Governor, Rick Perrywas in New Hampshire over the weekend, the kickoff of his 2016 “campaign” (not yet announced) – the Real Clear Politics article quotes a NH College republican suggesting they required extra seats, as the inte > read more

2016 Begins – Dr. Ben Carson Announced as first Republican Presidential Candidate

11/07/2014 05:42:19 AM

ABC News is reporting that Dr. Ben Carsonis the first Republican Candidate for the GOP Nomination. Carson, a famous pediatric neurosurgeon and conservative political star, will air a nearly 40 minute-long ad introducing himself to the American peopl > read more

The Nation Rises – GOP Control’s House, Senate, Governors Seats – More GOP Women, More First, More Diversity

11/05/2014 05:58:35 AM

It was one heck of a night of recrimination against all things progressive given the overwhelming defeat of Progressive Democrats nationwide, and in places that were considered sacrosanct to the Party. The Washington Post suggests the credit belongs > read more

To All those Political Purists – Don’t Complain if You Don’t Vote

11/04/2014 05:43:12 AM

It goes without saying that no matter what political party one prefers, if one has a purist mentality, one may not vote at all, especially if the slate of candidates does not meet sterling criteria. This mentality would adhere to many a “group”: > read more

So Long Harry and Thanks for All the Fish! The President’s Legacy – Will He or Won’t He Work with the GOP once freed of Reid?

11/03/2014 06:00:52 AM

The title is in reference to Douglas Adam’s 5 part trilogy beginning with A Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy and ending with “So Long and Thanks’ for All the Fish”. Basically if one has any familiarity with this irreverent take on life and it > read more

2016 – Rand Paul Ready

10/31/2014 06:00:29 AM

Rand Paul has been everywhere as of late, lending a hand in GOP races at all levels across the US. What is most interesting is his continual investment in urban areas such as Detroit where Republican’s don’t’ look like the “white-bread-brand > read more

What Happened to Our National Ideal? – That everyone is Created Equal – Those pushed into categories about to wake up. Black Activists In Chicago Make a Valid Point

10/29/2014 06:30:50 AM

Chicago Activists Unchained, Destroy Black Leadership – video by Rebel Pundit via UTube At one time, during the 1950’s and 1960’s one knew there was deep-rooted racism, and that racism existed from the north to the south, west and southwest, > read more

Voters Are Angry – From MA to CA – Pelosi Begs for Cash as Rome Burns – Rand Paul in 30 States Supporting Candidates - Small tsunami or Armageddon?

10/28/2014 05:47:47 AM

According to CNN voters are somewhat miffed, to say the least, a full 60% or greater are angry at the direction of the country – that type of anger, the pollster suggests, is exactly what drove the wave of 2010 – the U.S. House takeover by the G > read more

The National GOP on Collision Course for 2016 – The Return of the “Safe” Candidate

10/27/2014 06:19:52 AM

Here we go again, the National GOP is pushing such notables as Chris Christie, the Governor of New Jersey (Moderate-Left), and former Governor of Florida Jeb Bush, of the Bush dynasty, as candidates for the 2016 GOP Presidential Contest. Apparently > read more

Canada and Gun Control – Lessons Taken Away

10/24/2014 06:12:25 AM

Canada has some of the strictest gun control laws on the continent, and yet they are left wondering where the prior felon turned radical Islamic Jihadist got his hands on a gun – the general consensus – illegally (CBA.CA) Understanding that any t > read more

2014 – Senate Preparing for Party Switch – 2016 – Begins with Rand Paul

10/23/2014 06:20:03 AM

Barring any massive upheavals in the universe as it is today, the outcome of the 2014 mid-terms will, in all probability, produce a GOP majority. With that in mind the Senate is said to be preparing on both sides of the old aisle for the “switch > read more

Scott Brown Vs. Jeanne Shaheen New Hampshire Senate Debate – No wonder Brown is gaining – Polling gives Republican’s the edge

10/22/2014 06:26:53 AM

Scott Brown & Jeanne Shaheen - image NBC News In the interest of disclosure this blogger (unenrolled – independent) has always been a huge fan of one Scott Brown. That status was based on his voting record in the MA Senate and then in the U.S. Se > read more

Rand Paul - Salon Headline: “Rand Paul’s worthy goal: Why we shouldn’t laugh off his attempt to woo African-American voters” – and why it matters

10/21/2014 06:37:24 AM

Here is the gist as it goes, driving home from work and tuning into the local news channel, there was the Howie Carr Show, and I was floored for two reasons: One this is a conservative talk show, and two, the callers were African American and they w > read more

On The Run – Kay Hagen (D-NC) calls for West Africa Flight Bans – Progressive Dem., E. Warren touts line Republicans have “Rigged” Election?

10/20/2014 05:57:34 AM

On The Run – Kay Hagen (D-NC) calls for West Africa Flight Bans – Progressive Dem., E. Warren touts line Republicans have “Rigged” Election? One can smell blood in the water, and those are the small businesses how are suddenly ramping up as > read more

Democrats Represent the Rich? – What gives? – Class warfare reversed – who Cares

10/17/2014 06:37:02 AM

As if the Border, ISIL (or whatever the name is this week), The IRS, the inconsistent and scary CDC (and Ebola), etc, etc., were not enough to drag a party down, the AP just handed the Democrats another blow: They, not Republican’s represent the r > read more

Something New, Nothing Borrowed, Nothing Blue – Massachusetts Reacting 2014

10/16/2014 06:14:49 AM

For all the ills that are affecting our great nation, mainly due to incompetence of leadership in the administration, which is effectively perceived as the Political Party it represents, the final straw has broken. Take Massachusetts, the “bluest > read more

Baker Rising in the Bluest State – Point of No Return – Weld Style Governor on Deck for MA –

10/09/2014 06:11:16 AM

From the Boston Globe: an op-ed piece giving Baker the edge in the last debate – with a blow by blow account (read story here of where he bested the rest of the Candidates. In addition new polling out suggests that Charlie Baker is over Coakley by > read more

Senate Elections 2014 – NC Debate leaves questions – Hagan hammers Millionaires – clueless on Kennedy Equal Pay Act. Picking Harry Reid’s Replacement.

10/08/2014 06:11:18 AM

It’s difficult to tell which races will be the one to finally push Harry Reid (D-NV) off his mighty perch, and send him back to the floor of the Senate in order to finally get something, anything done. Granted a conservative here, but unenrolled, > read more

Media Readies for Inevitable – GOP control of Both Houses of Congress – the back end of Lack of Trust in Government.

10/06/2014 05:58:07 AM

A recent AP/GFKpoll suggests that American’s, in general, do not trust the government to keep them “safe”, and or help them out in a crisis. (AP). In reading the polling data, it crosses all party lines, and is pretty damming to the theory that > read more

Ebola – Fear Rules – Political Implications - the Plague and Politics

10/03/2014 06:11:55 AM

The case of Ebola that began the chain of events began in Dallas Texas. A man traveling from Liberia, who lied on his exit papers from that country, noting he had not been in contact with anyone carrying the disease (USA Today), showed systems when > read more

The Plague – Ebola in the US – Panic Mode or Mere Concern? - Personal Reflection

10/01/2014 06:22:53 AM

When news broke yesterday that the first confirmed case of Ebola in the U.S. was in Dallas, the initial knee-jerk reaction was one of deep concern, as well as some issues (to say the least) regarding our extremely lax border control and the ineptitud > read more

Massachusetts Turns – President Polls Under Water – Governors Race – Baker Slight Lead – Boston Globe Poll - MA Governors Debate

09/30/2014 06:00:15 AM

The Boston Globereleased a new graphic poll here which, for the first time, shows the President with a less than 50% approval in one of the ten states that consistently has given him 50 plus over the past 6 years.The numbers: Foreign Policy -56% disa > read more

016-The pre-GOP candidates – value voters summit significance

09/29/2014 06:18:12 AM

Focusing on two particular pre-GOP candidates, Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Rand Paul (R-KY), one finds a contrast of sorts, the biggest being that both men are not either Mitt Romney, Jeb Bush and or Chris Christie. Enter the Value Voters Summit , otherwi > read more

The Most Interesting – Rand Paul – Dr. vs. GOP and DNC Machine – What this means for 2016

09/26/2014 06:17:51 AM

According to Dan Pfeiffer, the top communications adviser to President Obama, Rand Paul is the Republican he finds the most “interesting”. This is due to his outreach to demographics currently believed to be “owned” by Democrats, and his sta > read more

3 Afghan Soldiers Grabbed by ICE at Canadian Border – Terror Seeking or Seeking Asylum?

09/24/2014 06:25:19 AM

The three Afghan Soldiers who skipped out on the Bay State National Guard we’re stopped at the Canadian border.(Boston Heralds) They were detained by the Canadian Border Patrol(VOA News), and are now in the custody of I.C.E. (Worcester Telegram). > read more

Rand in San Fran – the Buzz – the Audacity!

09/23/2014 06:39:51 AM

The “Wire” asks can Rand Paul’s Brand play in San Fran?” in an article suggesting that he is stepping into territory not normally claimed by any GOP candidate – therefore, it’s about money. The Washington Post suggests much the same thin > read more

2014 NH-MA Update – Brown Gains on Shaheen, Baker-Coakley Tied - New -Obamacare at Tax Time

09/22/2014 06:31:01 AM

The Boston Globe is reporting that Scott Brown’s gain’s against incumbent Democrat Shaheen is due to the “anti-Obamacare” sentiment in the Live Free or Die state (Boston Globe). Given the fact that USA Today announced those who did buy Obama > read more

Scott Brown Leads Shaheen in new Polling – Significant Jump – Rove rants about Funding and potential Senate Loss

09/19/2014 06:25:59 AM

Two for one that are somewhat connected. A vox populi polling released a new poll showing Scott Brown besting the incumbent by favorable numbers Although the polling firm is a Republican grounded firm (as in employees), they have a fairly decent tr > read more

Washington Post “Poll” Dems’ at 51% of Senate Control – Wishful Thinking

09/17/2014 06:24:58 AM

From The Washington Post, Fix Blog, reveals that there is a slight chance that the Democrats may retain control of the Senate, however, the poll, such as it is, relies on data sets from the Post’s Internal Lab. The Washington Posts Election Lab sug > read more

2016 Update: Rand Paul – Washington Post “Profiles”, Politico Rand Leads Pack – but..Paul, the Current Threat to the Status Quo

09/16/2014 06:17:32 AM

The Washington Post article: Shifting his views Rand Paul Seeks Broader Appeal but May Risk his outsider Image” is an interesting piece, in so much that it relies on articles, his legislation, and of course, those surrounding him, in order to come > read more

Rand Paul – to New Hampshire –Quasi Endorsement from Bill Mahar - Not His Father’s Clone

09/12/2014 06:18:10 AM

Rand Paul has taken criticism from the right (most notably standard Republican’s of the “also-ran” stripe) for being an isolationist, and “Ron Paul’s son”, while on the left, it’s about hiring someone who was racist, and staff who plag > read more

Remembrances of September 11, 2001 – Personal Reflections

09/11/2014 06:35:40 AM

On that sunny, September morning, I was on my way to a history period, when I glanced at the Television in the hallway at college, and noted a second plane going into the World Trade Center – I called my husband, who was at a nearby AFRB, and asked > read more

2014 MA Primary - NH Primary – Results - As anticipated with a few interesting exceptions – 2016 starting to Loom Larger

09/10/2014 06:15:33 AM

The last state primaries for 2014 were held yesterday, with elections to follow this November. In Massachusetts the results were somewhat as expected: WWLP, Springfield reports that Baker won the Republican Governors race handily, while on the Democ > read more

Ted Cruz (R-TX) Campaigns in New Hampshire for 2nd Congressional District Candidate, Melinda Garcia Tuesday Primary Results May Show Cruz Direction

09/08/2014 05:57:14 AM

Senator Ted Cruz was up in New Hampshire this past weekend, campaigning hard for Hispanic 2nd congressional district hopeful Melinda Garcia, a NH State representative from Salem. (WMUR). There are two things to take away from this particular primary > read more

Rand Paul – Political Press Beat-Down – Taking Remarks Out of Context Out of Party Partisanship

09/05/2014 06:15:54 AM

" Kentucky Senator, Rand Paul, a 2016 formidable candidate’s Time Magazine Op-Ed, (Time) has the political right and left in feeding frenzy. Jennifer Rubin, at the Washington Post has opined that Paul has undergone “a remarkable metamorphosis > read more

Changes at the Washington Post – Hope for Growth versus Partisanship

09/03/2014 06:12:41 AM

Yesterday, the Washington Post announced that they had named Frederick J. Ryan as the new publisher, replacing Katherine Wymouth. The gist: Politico’s first chief executive, Frederick J. Ryan Jr., a former Reagan administration official now charge > read more

Report on the Texas Border National Guards – Washington Post – Apparently – Perry’s Plan Works

09/02/2014 06:06:58 AM

Pre Troop Deployment - Border Crossings in Texas - image from The first of the National Guard deployed by Governor Rick Perry (TX) - are a bit bored, according to the Washington Post article. The fact that they are watching one of the most h > read more

Beating Up on Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) –What if a Politician has a mind of their own?

09/01/2014 06:11:42 AM

Elizabeth Warren, Senator (D-MA) image from Elizabeth Elizabeth Warren, known as the darling of the left, apparently has a mind of her own – shame on her. Warren recently suggested that Israel has the right to defend itself, even if t > read more

ISIS and the American Politician – As the World Dithers – the Times Lays Blame on – Republicans

09/01/2014 05:50:34 AM

ISIS, the rapid Islamic group that has established a caliphate in parts of Syria and Iraq, killing anyone whom they please in the most barbaric manners, including children has taken front and center stage in the American Political area. The question > read more

Scott Brown Closes in NH Senate Race Polling – The summer-fall of America’s discontent

08/25/2014 06:27:54 AM

Former MA Senator Scott Brown, was lagging in polling with incumbent, Democrat, Jean Sheheen in NH up until this past week, when The Boston Globe reports, that a new poll reveals they are in a statistical dead heat.. The Globe goes on to suggest tha > read more

ISIS beheads U.S. Journalist – similar to Mexican Beheadings of Journalist - Theory - Is it Possible ISIS is Operating on the US Border?

08/20/2014 06:34:31 AM

In a graphic video released by the terrorist organization ISIS, American journalist, James Wright Foley, was beheaded after being held captive for two years. (New York Daily News). The organization, middle eastern, Radicalized Muslim, uses the pract > read more

Rand Paul strikes a chord with Essay on Ferguson – Reaching Across the Demographic Divide.

08/19/2014 06:39:25 AM

Dubbed a “very different Republican” by the Los Angeles Times, Kentucky Governor, Rand Paul has managed the unthinkable – an acknowledgement that perhaps, just perhaps, not all Republican’s might be painted with the same media tar brush.(LA T > read more

2016 Looking forward - GOP and DNC options

08/18/2014 06:31:55 AM

2016 Looking forward - GOP and DNC options The New York Times article: “Taking Account of the Republican Presidential Contenders”, reminds that fortunes wax and wane years in advance of the general election. They cite Rand Paul and Ted Cruz as > read more

ISIS – extremist bent on Jihad coming to a border year you?

08/12/2014 06:19:59 AM

A recent report from Dallas CBS local, notes that Iraqi Extremist, (ISIS) who have vowed to bring their barbaric form of jihad and forced conversions to the United States, would slip into the U.S. through the Mexican border (Dallas CBS Local). Addin > read more

Madeline Albright, Condoleezza Rice and Robert Gates – Russia, Putin, and the Constant Threat of a Megalomaniac

08/11/2014 06:29:05 AM

During a panel discussion at Aspen, CO – former Secretaries of State, Rice and Albright, joined by former Defense Gates, and moderated by former Undersecretary of State, Burns, one thing was made extremely clear – the greatest threat in their com > read more

Major Political Parties, the Diversity Within, a Stranglehold on the Political Process – Purists vs. the Individualist

08/08/2014 06:32:47 AM

An article in the New York Times asking if the Libertarian moment finally arrived (worth the read), brought forward the question of the diversity within the political parties, and how purists is the two major parties, appear to be the undoing of the > read more

Lost Dog – New Facial Recognition APP May Be the Answer

08/07/2014 06:08:23 AM

The latest use of technology used in order to reunite owners with a lost dog is a facial recognition app wich is being used successfully to reunite owners with their lost dogs in San Diego. (myfoxny) The app is available at, whe > read more

Rand Paul – In Iowa – The Media drumbeat – Rand Paul on Israel – much ado about nothing – intentionally

08/05/2014 06:26:16 AM

CNN reporting on Rand Paul in Iowa states the obvious – that the Senator from Kentucky is “barnstorming” across Iowa in a campaign style. It is obvious that Paul makes the media, Democrats and standard Republican’s a tad nervous – he’s p > read more

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