Decision 2012

As the election FINALLY draws near (I’m sure most of you out there are breathing a sigh of relief, including the girl in this video), we’re being inundated with poll after poll, prediction after prediction, and between the electoral college and the popular vote, it’s easy to get confused. Polls are such fickle things. When…

Rally the Right 2012

If anyone was in need of a home-stretch energy boost during the final days of this election season, Saturday night’s Rally the Right in Andover, Minnesota was it. From rousing between-speech quips from nationally syndicated radio host Jason Lewis, to a fiery discourse by Father Frank Pavone, the North Metro Tea Party Patriots –led by…

Round Three

With everything going on in the world today– Libya and otherwise– I expected a fierce back and forth tonight- and instead I saw what equated to a dinner table discussion on foreign policy. . .sometimes not even on that. Or so I thought. I was thoroughly confused for nearly the whole thing. Each chance to…

The Great Debate #1

The “go-for-the-jugular” Mitt Romney we all came to know as he annihilated his primary opponents just came back on stage. And the man whose supporters refer to as one of the greatest orators the American Presidency has ever known was left fledgling without his teleprompter. But don’t take my word for it- let Bill Maher…

2016: Understanding the Enigma

Last night, my family and I went to see Dinesh D’Souza’s “2016,” a movie that I believe portrays better than anything else has the enigma that is Barack Obama. As the author of “The Roots of Obama’s Rage” aptly notes, no one definition that has been thrown around has succeeded in explaining the oddly different approach that…