Tag Archives: Wisconsin

Picking Up The Pieces

If anyone is making a documentary based on the Republican Party on the evening of November 8th I have a suggestion for the soundtrack – Pick Up the Pieces. The Average White Band’s 1974 hit succinctly outlines the challenge that will be facing the GOP. Continue reading Picking Up The Pieces

It’s Nerdy Time – Third Edition

I wanted to stick with the Nerdy Time theme to readily identify this column for my readers but I could have just as well called it ‘Twas The Math Before The First Debate because that is what I intend to cover today. Specifically I want to take a look at where I think the Electoral College votes stand as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump prepare to face off in the first of three scheduled 2016 Presidential Debates. Let’s explore. Continue reading It’s Nerdy Time – Third Edition

What A Trump Administration Might Look Like

Please Note: The following is a work of political fiction. Like most good fiction there is an element of truth in it or it wouldn’t be believable. I’m not exactly on the Trump campaign’s speed dial so everything here is a guess. It was written in late August to accommodate my traveling so in a Hail Marry move Trump may have already announced some senior level appointments he would make by the time you read this. Enjoy! Continue reading What A Trump Administration Might Look Like

Irreconcilable Differences

When you operate a country of over 320 million people with a two party political system expecting homogony is unrealistic. There are interest groups in either Party. The individual hierarchy of issues will vary by individual. Today’s version of the Republican Party has taken that principle to the breaking point and it is now time for them to either reinvent themselves or split up. To me it looks like the latter is the only viable option. Continue reading Irreconcilable Differences