Stop Senseless and Irresponsible Election Sloganeering

September 21, 2007


As was the case during the last election in November 2006, we can expect soon a constant drumbeat of so called ‘Sloganeering’ for the upcoming ones in 2008, the primary and general elections. If you might remember last Read the rest of this entry »


Presidential Candidate Pandering and Hypocrisy

September 6, 2007


If we could assume for purposes of making a point here that if by some unusual action it would become unlawful to pander to constituents in Presidential elections, it would mean that there could currently be NO Presidential race! In simpler words: Read the rest of this entry »

Would You Let Your Kids Behave Like This?

July 27, 2007


Congress has now been under ‘new’ leadership for about seven months and it’s not a pretty picture to say the least. But then, one should not look for pretty pictures when it comes to politics in this country. Whether it is responding to their constituents or following their true beliefs, the Democrats are focusing on ending the war in Iraq and so, it did not come as a surprise that two weeks ago, the United States Senate was once again concentrating on passing a so called Levin/Reed amendment to commence troop withdrawal from Iraq within 120 days and completing it by April 30, 2008. Levin and Reed are Democrat Senators from Michigan and Rhode Island respectively. This amendment also allowed for some as yet undetermined number of troops to remain there in Iraq, further clouding its true meaning (Political Posturing at its best).  Read the rest of this entry »

And They Are Off . . . . .

May 25, 2007


Analogies are always interesting and often very helpful, especially when simple and understandable examples help shed light on much more complex ideas. Watching the Kentucky Derby a few weeks ago, the start of the race brought to mind the Presidential Race (for 2008) and it tempts a comparison:  Read the rest of this entry »

How do switch-voting Moderates feel now

May 11, 2007


On November 26 of last year, we posted two articles here entitled: ‘Election Results and Analysis’ and ‘The People have spoken’. Based on the closeness of the various races in the House as well as the Senate, we concluded that the results reflected a shift among moderate voters, the consistent 15 percent of the American voters who determine the outcome of elections more times than not. They are individuals, who have no political party allegiance, nor do they appear to have Read the rest of this entry »