After an extraordinary few weeks in which President Obama & Media detoured an American presidential campaign to an off-the-record video gaffe and the polling horse race, Mitt Romney is getting his chance to refocus the campaign on the serious economic issues that confront the country. Those issues – stagnant employment, 10-percent-of-GDP-deficits, rising energy prices, EPA … Continue Reading →
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In these polarized times, not everyone agreed but by any reasonable metric President Obama clearly trounced Mitt Romney in their second debate last Tuesday. Mitt tried to pull the same tricks he used in the first debate but they didn’t work this time. Candy Crowley is no milquetoast like poor old Jim Lehrer. Ms. Crowley … Continue Reading →
When people tell you who they are, listen. And what the Romney family has told us is that they are singularly unsuited to do anything but take public tours at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. It starts with Mitt Romney, the candidate, but it’s more than that. I have the problems with Romney that one would expect … Continue Reading →
They say Detroit’s a tough town. So why is its skin so thin? Jay Leno cracked a Detroit funny in a recent monologue and Detroit leaders predictably became unhinged. “Well the police chief of Detroit was suspended after a female police officer said she had sex with him in exchange for a promotion,” Leno said. … Continue Reading →
Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan make a lot of appealing promises about their tax plan. They claim they can cut everyone’s taxes, keep the middle class tax breaks and increase defense spending without cutting our Medicare or Social Security benefits or exploding the dreaded deficit they continuously claim is going to destroy America as we … Continue Reading →
This is a summary of the second debate between former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama in a real-time diary format.
One glaring omission in a comparison of Detroit Public Schools and Cornerstone Schools is the fact that to get into Cornerstone Schools you have to apply and be accepted.
Wondering who won the night at the 2012 VP debate? It depends on whom you ask. From my seat, Joe Biden won hands down. Congressman Ryan discovered all his vague pseudo-wonkery falls apart when he’s pressed to provide details or show us his math. He couldn’t do it, because then he would have to tell … Continue Reading →
Vice President Joe Biden channeled Raging Biden, but Rep. Paul Ryan held up, holding serve for Romney’s initial debate lead. Starting from foreign policy, leading to the economy, and on to Medicare/Medicaid, we seem to learn more about policy from the people who actually won’t be president. The vice presidential session felt like a real … Continue Reading →