Rallying ’round Romney

I've been a fan of Newt Gingrich for a long time. At the same time that Gingrich was leading the Republicans to victory in the 1994 congressional elections with his "Contract With America", I was making my own shift from lifelong liberal Democrat to social conservative Republican.Gingrich is a brilliant man, a superb debater, and … Continue reading Rallying ’round Romney

Tea Party should not be a ‘third’ Party

There has been a great deal of angst among the Lefty Lib community regarding the emergence over the past year or so of what has become known as the 'Tea Party' movement.The liberals who now control the Democratic Party should be concerned, because they and their political leaders led by President Barrack Obama, House Speaker … Continue reading Tea Party should not be a ‘third’ Party

Smerconish begins to show his true stripes

Smerconish interviewing President Barack Obama   An article for the Philadelphia Inquirer, as politically liberal a rag as exists anywhere in America today, titled "Sorry, but for me, the party is over", written by local quasi-celebrity Michael Smerconish was published in that paper's Sunday, February 21st edition 'Currents' section. In this article, Smerconish reveals what … Continue reading Smerconish begins to show his true stripes

Netanyahu or Livni: Why you should care

Approximately three weeks ago the people of Israel went to the polls in order to attempt to elect new leadership to guide them as the troubled Jewish nation moves forward in particularly challenging times. I am no expert on Israel or it's political process, but I am going to try to explain the possible outcomes, … Continue reading Netanyahu or Livni: Why you should care