Patriot Politics

"I like to see the people awake and alert." – Thomas Jefferson

Patriot Politics - "I like to see the people awake and alert." – Thomas Jefferson

Now Would Be the Time

For a pull-no-punches frontrunner to take the GOP field. Current roster? Not promising. It’s not going to work if Romsman or Huntney is the nominee. Bachmann and Palin are too polarizing. Our personal favorite is Pawlenty, but he’s got to sharpen up. His interview with Chris Wallace was dismal. Herman Cain is an interesting guy, but not up to speed on foreign policy, especially the Middle East.

Thankfully there is a year  for someone to decide to run a hard-hitting campaign and get up to speed. Here’s another idea: quit subjecting the American people to two YEARS of campaigning, get your act together BEFORE you come out and let us have it in the six months prior to the election. If you’re what the country needs, we’ll elect you. We’ve done it before!



China’s Growing Pains

Holes in the Chinese facade or perception? Infrastructure defects and damage to the ecology? Has anyone tried to breathe in Shanghai lately? Macro-growth, but micro-issues like food and energy prices are still problems. How do we really know? Has it all just been a mirage?


Because No One Would Think to Check the Sample

laughter-is-contagiousAP Poll: Obama Approval at 60%

Note: the above link doesn’t include a link to the sampling, which was 46% Democratic, 29% Republican and 4% Independent. The article states: The Associated Press-GfK Poll was conducted May 5-9 by GfK Roper Public Affairs and Corporate Communications. It involved landline and cellphone interviews with 1,001 adults nationwide and has a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 4.2 percentage points. The laughtrack was disabled as well.