Archive for November 2012

Ron Paul's Farewell

While President Obama was side stepping questions during a rare press conference on Wednesday, a more significant, honest speech was being delivered in the same city a short distance from the East Room. Ron Paul was delivering his farewell address on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. The full text of his speech can be... Read more »

Scorecard of the 2012 Presidential Election

All the votes have not yet been counted and certified from the 2012 Presidential campaign. However, we know who the winner is and the post-election analysis is nearly complete. Before we all forget the election ever took place, I want to make sure we dive into some data to learn a few political lessons from... Read more »

No Need for GOP to Panic

The Republican Party will be fine. Part of the reactionary nature of modern politics includes the temptation for political parties to jump off the deep end when they lose an election. “Who should we blame for the loss?” “Oh my God, the sky has fallen and we have to change everything.” “Our party will never... Read more »

You Missed the Biggest Story of the 2012 Election

Democrats now have unrestricted power in the State of Illinois. Going into last night, Illinois’s governor was already a Democrat. So was our Lt. Governor, Secretary of State and Attorney General. The Democratic Party also had a 35 – 24 majority in the IL State Senate and a 64 – 54 majority in the IL... Read more »

President-Elect Willard "Mitt" Romney

Mitt Romney will be elected the 45th President of the United States of America on Tuesday, November 6th, 2012. Barack Obama will be the 9th President to have secured re-nomination from his party but lose in the general election. Ohio will be the decisive state and likely the last one for networks to project a winner... Read more »

Election Day Storylines

People love voting for President. It is the one campaign that every voter in America gets to weigh in on. However, all politics is still local. With that memorable phrase in mind, I take a moment to look at the other story lines worth watching on Tuesday night: 1) The U.S. House of Representatives Most politicos agree... Read more »

Twas the Friday Before Election Day...

Twas the Friday before Election Day, when all through the nation Politicians were rambling on the local TV station. The ballots were printed, organized with care, In hopes that voters would soon show up there. The Democrats were restless, their hearts full of dread While visions of Romney danced in their head. Paul Ryan in... Read more »