“But so I think, I think it would be, I think it would be very, very, I think we’d have a very, very solid, we would continue what we’re doing, we’d solidify what we’ve done, and we have other things on our plate that we want to get done.” Donald Trump, articulating his vision for … Continue reading The 2020 Republican platform revealed
Considering the star-crossed history of former Republican candidates for Congress in what is now New York’s 27th District, it should come as no surprise that the 2020 version should emerge from a secret hiding place somewhere in Western New York. Okay, it was actually a golf club in Varysburg – no press admitted. The Party … Continue reading Out of the darkness emerges the Republican candidate in NY27
When I think about former governors of New Mexico (I know, bear with me please), I think of Bill Richardson. Aside from his two terms as governor, Richardson also served in Congress, as Ambassador to the United Nations, Energy Secretary and negotiator on an international level. He ran for president in 2008 in the Democratic … Continue reading A look at Gary Johnson and the Libertarian Party Platform
I have offered my Democratic-oriented commentary about Donald Trump several times this presidential cycle and undoubtedly will do so a few more time before November 8. So it’s time to include something on the blog about how some Republicans view him.
So we will now be required to sit through 70 days of endless lie-telling, whining, finger-pointing and who-knows-what federal government actions controlled by a man who has been rejected by the largest popular vote in the history of the United States. So be it. Honest government and serious attention to the people who are going … Continue reading A critical election comes to the end
Under the best of circumstances running for office is never an easy proposition. There is a campaign plan to develop, money to raise, volunteers to recruit and organize. You might also need to spend some time on an issue platform. So much to do, so little time. The coronavirus pandemic that the country and the … Continue reading Running for office during a pandemic