At his year end press conference, Obama said he wanted to take an active role in the future of his party. But, Obama is if anything, an ideologue and is blind to how his latest action has put his party … Continue reading Obama Digs a Deeper Hole For Democrats
It’s a well-established but little know fact that Obama would have won in 2012 even if the electorate resembled 2004 in demographic and partisan categories. Indeed, Obama’s 2012 reelection charted a different path than his 2008 election bid. Obama did … Continue reading Where the Obama Coalition Failed Clinton
At the turn of the 20th century, America’s major dividing lines were found along regional and geographic boundaries. The South was solidly Democratic and the majority of the rest of the nation Republican. Today, those dividing lines are gone. The … Continue reading America’s Partisan Divide Can Increasingly Be Found Along County Lines
As many of you may have heard, the President addressed the United Nations General Assembly for the eighth and final time. A few key points he made were: “the world is by many measures less violent and more prosperous than … Continue reading Obama at the U.N.
It’s hard to imagine that less than two decades ago (not that long ago in politics), Bill Clinton, a Democrat, declared the “era of big government is over.” Well, it sure looks alive and well today. The very voters who … Continue reading The Era of Small Government Is Over
These past two weeks the US has seen the worst natural disaster since Hurricane Katrina. Many parts of Louisiana are under several feet of water. A series of severe storms flooded all the rivers, lakes, and waterways in the area. … Continue reading Louisiana Flooding: Obama’s Katrina?
Democrats have suffered spectacularly under President Obama. When Obama took office his party controlled the majority of the nation’s 98 legislative chambers (Nebraska has a nonpartisan unicameral Senate), 29 gubernatorial mansions, held 59 Senate Seats and 257 seats in Congress. … Continue reading Is Obama to Blame for the Democratic Party’s Midterm Failures?
It is day 3 of the Democratic National Convention and polls show Trump continues to surge. He has now led in most of the lastest national polls, and recent surveys out of rock red states like Missouri, Kansas and Idaho … Continue reading Trump Is Surging: Here’s Why