Tag Archives: Mitt Romney 2012

meme machine

The Obama meme machine. Not impressed? There is little doubt that Barack Obama’s unique relationship to popular culture contributed to the mystique of Obama as brand and marketing phenomenon like no other, completely masking the reality of the president being … Continue reading

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controlled demolition

The message of conservatism is at least as equally valid as liberalism, but what we saw, as spectacle over the past twelve months was the effective controlled demolition of a political party. Evidently, the same disease that will hollow out … Continue reading

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lined with silver: the goodness of fit

Conservative pundits hate Nate Silver, but rhetoric as the election proved, is no match for science. And polling is a science and Silver nailed it. He has changed the optic on how we take the pulse of our politics and … Continue reading

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sarah says

A betting person, with a weakness for betting and the gaming tables would be faced with a dilemma in discerning the odds between Sarah Palin and Nancy Pelozi as to which was the sharpest pencil in the box. Palin in … Continue reading

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teamwork in the heart of the country: fun with guns

Everything is a “price tag” policy. It keeps the Macbeth pot boiling letting the passionate vapors intoxicate the kooky from vandalizing cars in annexed East Jerusalem, rustling goats and sheep in the West Bank, war crimes in Syria, Francois Hollande … Continue reading

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2 minute warning

According to Nate Silver, there is approximately a one seventh chance of Romney getting the presidency. The statistical equivalent of being down by a field goal with three minutes to play. Maybe being down by a run with two outs … Continue reading

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sign of the times

The Sign Museum in Ohio¬† as sign of the times….The love of looking back but an equal fascination with what Joseph Schumpeter called the creative destruction of capitalism. And if there is anything Americans dislike, its the status-quo, albeit the … Continue reading

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could you repeat that question?

How accurate are polls? ( see link at end)…According to John McLaughlin most polls that favor Obama are based on random calls, not even registered voters, let alone likely voters. He accuses the Obama campaign of pressuring pollsters to produce … Continue reading

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under the cotton is the candy

by Art Chantry: of course, the really crazy shit starts after you get your ‘temple endowment.” although young men are raised to be potential gods (with their own planets) starting at the age of 8 (as a priest, a deacon … Continue reading

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greatest horrors offscreen

Just in the nick of time. The eleventh hour. As the fuse was being lit….The bottom line is send cash. Lots of it. The propensity of regimes like Jordan to always be reduced to begging status, to fabricate fantastic plots … Continue reading

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