Rants are easy. Because when you’re absolutely certain that your solution is the right one, finding the words to make your point borders on fun. This is not fun. This is hard. Because I’m genuinely conflicted. Not just between the rational me and the emotional me, but within each camp there are arguments and counter-arguments [...]
No. That is not an oxymoron. Politicians can be a force for good. But mainly I’m just referring to his mad political skills. With people. With understanding policy. With language. And with other politicians. Today is the last day of his last campaign. And he’s going to squeeze every ounce from it that is humanly [...]
The six year presidential campaign of Willard Romney is essentially done. It may or may not be successful in electing him as our next president. That will be hopefully be settled before the 2016 race starts in earnest. Like everyone else, I am not certain who will prevail. What I am certain of is that [...]
I’ve already pointed out that my wife has her game on for this election like I’ve not seen in thirty-two years together. Well here is another example of putting her handiwork on display. Here’s the President with a one minute appeal for your support. He has ours.
I love my President. I don’t agree with everything he does. But I know where he stands. SO not so for his opponent, who suffers from ‘Romnesia’. That’s why we put my wife’s big-ass homemade sign in the pasture next to the highway.
We’ve all seen too many political ads lately, and we just want it to stop. But we have to remember that it really isn’t about who spends the most money. It doesn’t matter who has the most impressive endorsements. Or had the best convention. Or whatever. It’s about us. Each of us, having our say [...]
Not suitable for work. But a great example of using humor to make a deadly serious point. Namely, that all the campaigning, the commercials, the bumper stickers, and the Facebook harangues are useless if they don’t get enough people pull the lever for your candidate. Thanks Mr. Jackson, for stately it so elegantly.