RJ's Corner

Why Mitt Romney should save the Republican Party… Or Not…

“Mitt wants to run. He never stopped wanting to run,” an anonymous senior adviser of Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign recently told New York magazine. Other members of Romneyworld have denied the former governor is interested in another… Read More

A Real Leader Leads……

Source: Boehner’s GOP Problems Complicate Deficit Negotiations – ABC News. House Speaker John Boehner is about to begin another attempt at a grand bargain deficit reduction deal with President Obama, a high wire act in which he will be… Read More

Who Can I Trust?????????????

Here we are on the eve of election day and I am strangely somewhat calm. I have confidence that the people of this country will put the good of the country above partisan gain. To me it comes down… Read More

Time Goes By

Here is an interesting post from my friends over at “Time Goes By”  about some of the politicking that has gone on around Hurricane Sandy. Hurricane Sandy and the 2012 Election <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

All Rich Guys Think They are Infallible….

via Jack Welch: I was right about jobs report – Oct. 9, 2012. Welch, the former CEO of General Electric, had previously contributed content to Fortune, but following critical coverage of his comments on the jobs report and tenure… Read More

Big Money….

‎[Republicans] take care of big money for big money takes care of them. – 20 September 1931  Will Rogers I don’t think that even Will would have dreamed that we would one day have something called “Citizens United”…. Read More

The Chameleon….

Source: Romney on ’47 percent’: I was ‘completely wrong’ – politics – Decision 2012 | NBC News. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has described his disparaging remarks about the 47 percent of Americans who don’t pay federal income taxes… Read More

Why Aren’t They Thanking Him???

I can’t understand why Ohio is supposedly one of the swing States in this election.  They have gone from 48th in Job creations in 2008 to 4th in 2012.  That is the most dramatic change of any State… Read More

Mr. Romney Doesn’t Seem To Have a Clue….

via Romney ridicules Obama on ‘change’ remark – Political Hotsheet – CBS News. President Obama: “I think that I’ve learned some lessons over the last four years, and the most important lesson I’ve learned is that you can’t change… Read More

There You Go Again….

via Romney Reframes Donor Remarks to Refocus on Economic Issues – Businessweek. Massachusetts Republican Senator Scott Brown, who is running for re-election in a close race against Democrat Elizabeth Warren, a former Harvard University professor, told The Hill newspaper:… Read More

I Guess I Am One Of Them…. Or Maybe Two Of Them….

Source: Mitt Romney video fact check: Is 47 percent of US ‘dependent’ on government? – CSMonitor.com. That is one of the questions that has been raised after Mother Jones magazine on Tuesday released a video of Republican presidential candidate… Read More

Romney’s America….

Since Hank convinced me to get off my butt and get involved in this coming Presidential election I will occasionally be  bringing up what I call “A grossly blatant political ad”.  I promise I won’t become a raving… Read More

Fact-checkers find exaggerations in Obama, Biden conventions speeches

via Fact-checkers find exaggerations in Obama, Biden conventions speeches | Fox News. President Obama and Vice President Biden made statements in their convention speeches about unemployment, Medicare and other issues that fact-checkers say appear inaccurate or at least misleading…. Read More

Obama’s DNC Speech…

Source: Obama: ‘America, our problems can be solved’ | The Ticket – Yahoo! News. “I won’t pretend the path I’m offering is quick or easy. I never have. You didn’t elect me to tell you what you wanted to hear…. Read More

And Then There Was The DNC…..

Since my altruist worldview points me more toward the Democratic party than the Republican I’m sure I will have more words about their convention than I did with the Republican convention.  I will hold off on the fact-check… Read More

I Wish He Had Succeeded……Huh???

Like for the first two days of the GOP convention I was trying to find a fact check article that had some substance but was pretty much unsuccessful.  It seems that Clint Eastwood’s rambling rants to an empty… Read More

The Hawks….

Source: Paul Ryan weighs in on Middle East policy – First Read. He continued: “In the past day, Iran’s president called our ally Israel, quote, a cancerous tumor that must be excised. Let me be really clear. Under President… Read More

No immediate bounce…

Source: Gallup: No immediate bounce for Romney after Ryan VP pick – Political Hotsheet – CBS News. I am just not following all this presidential stuff like I used to but that doesn’t mean I don’t have an opinion… Read More

They Will Do Anything….

Most of the presidential candidates both present and past will do almost anything to get elected. What drives them to endure such brutal campaigns? Of course the answer to that is usually a super sized ego. Mitt, or… Read More

And Then There is Mitt…..

Source:  GOP presidential contenders drift to the right – Politics – Decision 2012 – msnbc.com. Mitt Romney is about to announce his candidacy for the Republican nomination today. He seems to be the most creditable candidate in the Republican field but… Read More


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