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5 Years Returns, Sir!

This post appeared in my short-lived site Romneyomics.org. It existed because I was interested in an ongoing dialog of how Romney's policies would affect the economy, combined with my belief that this man had nothing in common with the average American. An ongoing series of Romney posts at this site would have grown tedious, and [...]

Taking Obama Out of Context

I saw a few minutes of a speech President Obama recently gave. Here's the paragraph that seems to be getting the focus: "If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help.  There was a great teacher somewhere in your life.  Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that [...]

Is Romney the GOP’s Warren Buffet?

As Saturday's political cartoon Is There a (viable) Republican Candidate? suggested, it seems there's some anti-Romney sentiment even within the party. When watching this past Friday's Washington Week with Gwen Ifil, she used the expression "Anti-Romney Rubric" the implication being the party itself might prefer it had another front runner. Last month, a regular reader [...]

Barack Obama in Cairo

Our President offered the Muslim world an olive branch in a speech he gave in Cairo last week. Here, I offer a Wordle of the text of that speech, I continue to be fascinated by this image, which is created by analyzing a text document and adjusting the size of a given word for how [...]