Tagged: Republican presidential primaries

Made for Each Other

Made for Each Other

  The media are reporting that Ted Cruz is eyeing Carly Fiorina as his running mate if he wins the Republican nomination. And I am horrified by the possibility of witnessing such a union. To...

Carly Fiorina’s Vile Smear

Carly Fiorina’s Vile Smear

I disliked Carly Fiorina even before CNN’s Republican primary debate. The woman is a fraud. She presents herself as a humble secretary who rose through the corporate ranks to become the first female CEO of a...

A New Conspiracy Theory

A New Conspiracy Theory

  Americans (and Jamaicans and Canadians and everyone else) seem to love conspiracy theories, so I have come up with a juicy one that I will share with you today. I suspect Donald Trump...

In the Wake of the Debate

In the Wake of the Debate

  Remember the Great Debate? Remember all the punditry that followed? Dozens of wise looking folks summing it all up for us. What wouild we have done without them? We would have had to...

Candidates’ Comments Reflect American Sickness

Candidates’ Comments Reflect American Sickness

  The current crop of Republican presidential candidates has attracted a grotesque following. And instead of renouncing the ugliness, the candidates continue to play to it.  I’m sure you know what I mean. As the Republican...

Beware the Rise of a False Prophet

Beware the Rise of a False Prophet

I am convinced that Rick Santorum is going to win the Republican nomination. And I am not saying this just because he came first last night in Alabama and Mississippi. He’s on a roll. He...

The Septic Legacy of Government’s Dirty Secrets

The Septic Legacy of Government’s Dirty Secrets

Most of us live in a bubble, protected from our government’s dirty little secrets, enjoying the bliss of ignorance. Growing up in Jamaica’s remote mountains, one of my heroes was the Prince of Wales,...

Santorum Makes Third-Party Challenge Plausible

Santorum Makes Third-Party Challenge Plausible

As I listen in disbelief to the ravings of Rick Santorum, I have to consider the possibility that a serious third-party presidenital challenge is possible this year.The former Pennsylvania senator sounds more and more...

Meet Mitt Romney’s Billionaire “Bully”

Meet Mitt Romney’s Billionaire “Bully”

To look at Mitt Romney you might think he’s really rather harmless. He wears clean clothes, keeps his hair neatly combed and has that reassuring touch of gray at the temples. Central Casting might...

I’m Voting Democrat; the Alternative Terrifies Me

I’m Voting Democrat; the Alternative Terrifies Me

I am a registered Independent but I plan to vote a straight Democratic ticket in November. It’s not that I think the Democrats are perfect. Far from it.  But the alternative scares me to...