Monthly Archives: August 2011

Everybody’s on Vacay

(Ed. Note: The recent empty Free Forum Friday post was an automatically scheduled event I forgot to delete before leaving town. Apologies for any confusion) Congress is on break, hopefully back in their districts getting an earful from their constituents … Continue reading

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Red Right Returning…August 20th

(Red Right Returning is a look back at the activity of the past week of the Republican candidates in the 2012 primary. RRR is a nautical mnemonic for the side of the buoy or marker on which you should pilot your … Continue reading

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Free Forum Friday August 19th Edition

Let’s see, well, the County Fair is over in Iowa so there’s a lull in the Republican party’s efforts. Tim Pawlenty threw in the towel but Rick Perry jumped in the race so not much change there. Republicans are lambasting … Continue reading

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Nevada’s 2nd District: The Next Test

Was there national fallout from the Wisconsin recalls? Did Scott Walker light the fuse of a cascading backlash to Republicans? It will be interesting to see if that’s the case when the election for Nevada’s 2nd District happens in September’s special … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Recall Update IV

The Wisconsin recall is over. Both remaining Democratic candidates that were being challenged to a recall held on to their seats tonight. What does this mean? Democrats netted two seats total in the recall elections. It wasn’t enough to give … Continue reading

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Red Right Returning…August 13th

(Red Right Returning is a look back at the activity of the past week of the Republican candidates in the 2012 primary. RRR is a nautical mnemonic for the side of the buoy or marker on which you should pilot your … Continue reading

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Free Forum Friday August 12th Edition

Well, what a week if you’re a stockbroker. Wall Street was like a rollercoaster where the governor had been disabled and the speed was in danger of running off the rails. Much of this as a result of Standard and … Continue reading

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