Posts in category "Quick Hits"

Tales from the couch: Quick hits for August 27, 2012—Did Rick Santorum lose the White House for the GOP back in March?

Tales from the couch: Quick hits for August 27, 2012—Did Rick Santorum lose the White House for the GOP back in March?
It was a nice month spent working hard at the office, and while not at work, spending time with my wife and kids.  But now, with the Republican convention going on inTampa, Florida, it is probably time to get back to writing.  So I make my first attempt to write from the laptop on the... Read more »

Quick Hits, July 10, 2012: Jesse Jackson Jr.’s illness; Roe Conn’s rumors; Mitt Romney’s money!

Quick Hits, July 10, 2012: Jesse Jackson Jr.’s illness; Roe Conn’s rumors; Mitt Romney’s money!
Jesse Jackson Jr., has been on indefinite sick leave for one month. The reason provided is “exhaustion.” It sounds like his Illinois colleagues are tiring of answering the question of “Where’s Waldo” with respect to Jackson Jr. Dick Durbin has come out and told Jackson to let the public know where he is and what’s... Read more »

Quick Hits June 28, 2012: Thoughts on Obama, Healthcare—and Ann Curry

Quick Hits June 28, 2012: Thoughts on Obama, Healthcare—and Ann Curry
From a guy who had less political experience than Sarah Palin, Barack Obama has certainly shaped a lasting legacy getting done what couldn’t be done politically in almost 100 years.  Republicans are really going to be kicking themselves in 20 years for naming this healthcare law “Obamacare” Could you imagine if we called Medicare “Johnsoncare”? ... Read more »
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Quick Hits: February 1, 2012

Quick Hits: February 1, 2012
–Newt Gingrich doesn’t congratulate Mitt Romney after getting beat in Florida. Newt is like school on Saturday…. no class.   –If Newt Gingrich can take credit for 4.2% unemployment in the 1990s, is the 9.0% unemployment rate John Boehner’s fault?   –Newt pledged his “life, fortune and sacred honor”for the fourth time last night.  ... Read more »

Quick Hits: January 23, 2012

Quick Hits: January 23, 2012
 –Why do I care about Newt asking for an open marriage more than I care about Bill Clinton being in one?   –Maybe I care more about Newt’s infidelities because he served divorce papers on a woman in the hospital recovering from cancer.  That certainly is not a gentleman.  That’s a douchebag.   –If your friend... Read more »