Tag Archives: President Obama

Best Presidential Launching Pads

An interesting question was posed in a political debate: What is the best launching pad for the presidency? What is the best public office to hold if you want that job? In the 2016 election the Republicans nominated a reality … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Trump’s Win

With the recent CPAC as well as the DNC Chairman election, it seems an excuse to post a hodge-podge of comments on the state of politics after Trump’s election to the White House. I did not vote for Trump, nor … Continue reading

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A Democratic Rising Star Said Something Stupid About Campus Policy

Jared Polis said something stupid about campus rape accusations, guilt and innocence. Continue reading

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The Political Positions of Obama

This was one of my favorite fivethirtyeight entries, an assessment of the political positons of President-Elect Barack Obama. The chart was surprisingly hard to find, as it’s no longer included in the fivethirtyeight archive. A subsequent piece comparing Obama to … Continue reading

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Can Mitt Romney Run Again?

There’s some chatter about Mitt Romney for President again. He ‘s a man who wanted to be President, and he has had a terrific year. The Netflix documentary, various media appearances and the flap about statements regarding his black grandson … Continue reading

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Would Paul Ryan Be An Effective Presidential Candidate?

With the allegations against Chris Christie, the media thinks there’s a new frontrunner for the Republican party’s presidential nomination in 2016. According to Larry Sabato, it’s Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker. According to Peter Beinart, it’s Rand Paul. According to the … Continue reading

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Metsfilter May 31 2013

This has become a second day of consecutive posts about Patrick Stewart, this time due to a fantastic response he gave about domestic violence, and his advocacy for a British charity, during a Q & A. Today’s Penny Arcade was … Continue reading

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