Monthly Archives: August 2012

Sounds of Silence

I have been moving for the last week – that, combined with my complete and utter lack of desire meant that I caught only the barest snippets of the RNC on the radio. I heard some of Clint Eastwood’s speech, … Continue reading

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Write-In Third Party in Missouri Senate Race

If they do it, this will be a very shrewd move by the GOP: This morning on ABC News, however, Mary Matalin — a well-connected GOP operative — suggested that Republicans would run a write-in candidate to defeat Akin. Matlin … Continue reading

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Elephants and Donkeys in a Fox’s Clothing

Thinking Like a Fox, as a philosophy, is almost reflexively anti-partisan. That’s not to say that you won’t lean one way or another, but partisan politics tend to reek of hedgehog-ism. So I read this article  “Are Independents Just Partisans … Continue reading

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Torn….

…between my love of the First Amendment and hatred for the University of Michigan: Cooper Barton, 5, comes from a family of Michigan fans. He went to school wearing a maize and blue shirt with “The Big House,” the nickname … Continue reading

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The Other Side Must be Stopped

This is pretty brilliant, and definitely worth sharing: The past several weeks have made one thing crystal-clear: Our country faces unmitigated disaster if the Other Side wins. No reasonably intelligent person can deny this. All you have to do is … Continue reading

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Prediction #2: Two predictions, two misses

Well, it’s Paul Ryan. Clearly my Bob McDonnell and Rob Portman predictions were WILDLY inaccurate. I thought Romney would play it safe and go for an uncontroversial guy that could help him win a swing state or two – instead, … Continue reading

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Prediction #2 Update: I was probably wrong

Last fall, I tried to predict  the GOP Vice Presidential candidate – I guessed it would be Bob McDonnell.  since then, two things have happened that have made that significantly less likely – VA is less likely to be a … Continue reading

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