Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Each year at this time I peer into the magic crystal ball, and each year I just see my reflection. But I still make predictions. Using the typical sportswriter’s accuracy for predicting NFL games as my benchmark, I don’t do half badly. On the other hand, have you noticed how few sportswriters chuck the job […]

You Maniacs! You blew it up! Ah, damn you! God damn you all to hell! – Planet of the Apes, 1968 One, let’s start by acknowledging the voters were wrong on Tuesday. We live in a republic with regular elections. These things will happen from time to time. Of course, if I was, say, a […]

I’ve found Owen’s next career: (The entire article)Mitt Romney will endorse John McCain NEWPORT, R.I. – Mitt Romney is endorsing John McCain on Thursday, The Associated Press has learned. Interesting. Print this entry

I’ve found Owen’s next career: (The entire article)Mitt Romney will endorse John McCain NEWPORT, R.I. – Mitt Romney is endorsing John McCain on Thursday, The Associated Press has learned. Interesting. Print this entry

Now that McCain has all but sewn up the Republican nomination, speculation can begin on who his running mate will be. Granted it will be months before anyone knows, but if you were a betting man (and I’ve been known to occasionally place a wager) you could do far worse than placing a bet on […]

Now that McCain has all but sewn up the Republican nomination, speculation can begin on who his running mate will be. Granted it will be months before anyone knows, but if you were a betting man (and I’ve been known to occasionally place a wager) you could do far worse than placing a bet on […]

Transcript from Time Magazine: REMARKS BY JOHN MCCAIN TO CPAC Thursday, February 7, 2008 ARLINGTON, VA — U.S. Senator John McCain’s presidential campaign today released the following remarks by John McCain as prepared for delivery: Thank you. Thank you for inviting me. It’s been a little while since I’ve had the honor of addressing you, […]

Transcript from Time Magazine: REMARKS BY JOHN MCCAIN TO CPAC Thursday, February 7, 2008 ARLINGTON, VA — U.S. Senator John McCain’s presidential campaign today released the following remarks by John McCain as prepared for delivery: Thank you. Thank you for inviting me. It’s been a little while since I’ve had the honor of addressing you, […]

I’m nothing if not timely. With former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney expected to suspend his campaign today, what do we do about the likely Republican nominee for President, Senator John McCain? It’s a question I look at in this week’s column in the Waukesha Freeman. We’ll see if some of the rift is healed today […]

CNN is reporting former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney may announce he’s suspending his campaign for president. Suspending a campaign has a different meaning depending on the party. On the Republican side, decisions on how to allocate delegates is left to the state parties. On the Democratic side, a candidate who “suspends” is technically still a […]