Tag Archive for Election2016

It is Time for Liberty

So, like many of the Libertarians out there, I disagree with Gary Johnson on some of the issues lately. I understand the argument that he is Republican lite. On the issues, I would have preferred Austin Petersen as the standard bearer of the party; however, there is no doubt Johnson will have not only more…

Talking Super Tuesday Blues

I am about to leave the office and go cast my vote for Ted Cruz for the 2016 Republican Presidential nominee. At this point, I believe there is little hope in anyone winning the nomination other than Donald Drumpf, and that says a lot about how deeply our society has devolved into the celebrity, people…

The Big Boy Table

This election cycle, I really hoped I could sit at the big boy table. Ever since I can remember, I have voted for the 3rd party candidate – the one who had no chance of winning. Everyone says to me, “why are you wasting your vote?” My reply is always, “the only wasted vote is…

The First Debate

A few quick comments on the first debate. At first, I really liked the idea that the moderators were going after certain candidates to make them clarify past statements or positions. I think it is important not to simply take everything a candidate says at face value, but to challenge them to defend their statements.…

Ted Cruz Invites Open Dialogue to Code Pink Protesters

I have to admit, I like a lot about Ted Cruz, but there is a lot I don’t like. I think he takes some issues over the top, but he seems to stand on principle and refuses to waiver. That alone is refreshing and great to see in the political area. I know most of what he does and says is very calculated, and even though he complains about the political theater in Washington, it is very clear he has a penchant from the dramatic himself. Here is an impromptu engagement he has with some Code Pink protesters at one of his recent rallies. Rather than try to have the protesters dragged away, he brings them up and has a discussion with them. Classy move.