Tag Archives: Democrats

What candidates connect to everyday Americans?

Who is the everyday American? Do you think you are? We all might think we fall under this wide umbrella, but if that is true how does a candidate connect with all of us? We all have our own set of problems and issues. So how do we determine who is the best candidate to address the myriad issues facing this nation. We are 80 weeks out from Election Day and so far we have heard a lot of Hillary bashing. There are 19 declared and undeclared GOP candidates and they agree on one thing, Hillary Clinton is the enemy, but will that take them to the White House? On the Democratic side we see Hillary Clinton is riding around in her Scoobie mobile eating at Chilpote in an effort to connect to the illusive everyday American. It is sad that every four years candidates on each side decide it is time to talk to the regular folks. Newsflash if the kept the conversation going they would not have such a difficult time connecting.

Mika Brzenski called Marco Rubio a boy…is this a problem?

This morning on Morning Joe they were discussing the generation differences between Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio. In making her point about Rubio’s youth she called him a “boy”. No one missed a beat but I remember when Barack Obama was running in 2008 the word boy would have sent the faithful over the edge. So is this not an issue when discussing Rubio? Share your thoughts.

Who is advising Ben Carson?


Dr. Ben Carson has been described as brilliant, but that is when he is operating in his lane. Politics is a new lane for this prominent surgeon and he is stumbling out of the gate. He has to learn how to command the conversation and not be defined by one issue. CNN Chris Cuomo had an agenda and Carson fell right into place. CNN got its soundbite and Carson is again labeled by one issue.

Hillary Clinton and the emails…she is far too smart to play dumb

Something is funny about this email story.
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/03/04/you-better-believe-hillary-clinton-s-emails-matter.html

Isis is No Joke

Last night Saturday Night Live decided to take a poke at Isis. Yes, Isis that hilarious group of beheaders. Who can forget that funny moment they brought to us when they set the Jordanian soldier on fire while he was encaged. Yes, they have given us some truly thigh slapping moments. Not! They are not funny on any level. They are frightening and they show no mercy. Have we become de-sensitized to human suffering? Is everything fodder for humor? How do you think the family of James Foley took the joke? Do you think they were doubled over with laughter? Who is in the room when these ideas are pitched? Does anyone ever say no? Well maybe it’s time to hire that guy-Mr. No.

Joni Ernst and her plastic bag shoes are no laughing matter

plastic bag shoes
Last night Senator Joni Ernst gave the GOP response to the president’s State of the Union address. She shared some of her background and she mentioned that as a child she had only one good pair of shoes. She said on rainy days her mother would make her put plastic bags on her shoes to protect them. To some this might seem funny, but to others it shows how one can move beyond their circumstances and achieve great things. This morning on The View Rosie O’Donnell was stunned by this story because Ernst is not an old woman, but this is a modern day problem. Poverty still exist in this country. Poor working people live here, and even if you don’t see them every day you need to know that they are out here trying to make it. So the plastic shoes might sound like something from the I Love Lucy era know that poverty is alive and well in the age of Obama.

Why didn’t the President attend the rally in Paris yesterday?

Read the article and share your thoughts.
http://www.redstate.com/2015/01/12/ou-est-le-president/

Will the new Congress change anything?

The Republicans will control the Senate and the House. Will anything change? Simple question. Share your thoughts.

Did Majority whip Steve Scalise know that he was speaking to a white supremacist group?

Read the linked story and share your thoughts.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2014/12/30/former-kkk-leader-says-his-political-adviser-was-friendly-with-rep-scalise/?hpid=z2

Sony Execs Make Racist Jokes about the President

Read the linked article and share your thoughts.

http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2014/12/11/sony-hack-execs-make-racist-jokes-about-barack-obama-listers-slam-those/

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