Tag Archive: Newt Gingrich

The 5 Stages of Mitt

Mitt

The last time I wrote in this space I concluded my column with this:  The fat lady may not be singing, but she’s warming up in the wings.  I wrote that right after Mitt Romney won Florida — my way of saying, the GOP race is almost over.  Since then he won Nevada.  And he…

Heroes & Goats

Part of the reason that people enjoy watching sporting events is because the outcome is clear cut. One team wins, another loses. Outcomes aren’t usually so black and white in any other area of life. That being said, my problem with sporting events is that far too often team defeats are laid at the feet…

Some Light Bulbs Are Screwy

Newt’s ideas

When I heard Newt Gingrich seriously suggest that America, a nation perched on the edge of economic collapse because of Obama’s sending our debt soaring from $10 trillion to $16 trillion, should consider setting up a colony on the moon — and, furthermore, granting statehood when the colony population reached 13,000 — it occurred to…

GOP Primaries… The Final Frontier

startrek

As a Republican, I’ve been finding it hard to stay upbeat while watching the daily drama of the presidential primary campaign. It’s taken disappointing, unexpected turns and it’s been disheartening to see how personal it has become. So, I thought it might be a good time to lighten up the tone, escape the angry rhetoric,…

Florida Has Spoken; Cue the Fat Lady

Mitt

Mitt Romney’s victory in Florida is a big deal, a very big deal, and not just because Florida is the first big state in the 2012 run for the GOP nomination.  Florida matters more than all the races that came before because unlike Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina, Florida is a microcosm of the…