The Dark Wannabe King

Thursday the Republicans had their best night of their four in Cleveland. Considering how bad the first three were that isn’t saying much. In all honesty it was going well and accomplishing all the inside the arena goals; until the closing act that is. Much of the credit for the improved atmosphere had to go to Ted Cruz who united the crowd behind Donald Trump by alienating most of it on Wednesday night. Continue reading The Dark Wannabe King

The “Ted Talk”

It’s Thursday morning as I write this. I’m getting to be an old man and seldom stay up past midnight anymore. I did last night. One of the strangest things I have ever seen happen at a political convention – and I’ve been watching them since 1960 – happened when Canadian born Texas Tea Party/Republican Senator Raphael Edward “Ted” Cruz took the stage in Cleveland. Continue reading The “Ted Talk”

Torn Between Two Loyalties

A lot of political observers, commentators and pundits ate crow Tuesday night. I was among them. The 2016 Republican National Convention made it official Tuesday night in Cleveland. Donald Trump is their nominee for the office of President of the United States. Continue reading Torn Between Two Loyalties

Rated R – Chick-fil-A

We all do something stupid occasionally. Usually we realize it, apologize to those we have wronged and learn from our mistake. America is a very forgiving nation. Americans tend to dismiss a lone transgression with the attitude of: we all make mistakes and are not in a position to cast the first stone. Chick-fil-A president and Chief Operating Officer, Dan T. Cathy, obviously never learned that lesson or did not appreciate the forgiveness bestowed upon him from most Americans because; well, he did it again. Continue reading Rated R – Chick-fil-A