Category Archives: 2012 Presidential Election

It’s the message, stupid!

It’s the message, stupid!  How do you expect to attract voters when you vilify “takers” (the unemployed, elderly, veterans, disabled), glorify one percent of the population, call your political opponents “mendicants and moochers”,  threaten Latinos with the fallout from harsh … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts on the 2012 Presidential Election

The relentless campaigning is almost over. The negative ads are about to peter out and the aftertaste will eventually disappear. Sometime in the next few weeks we’ll find out who our next president is – probably. It could take until … Continue reading

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Final Evaluation – Election 2012: The end of an “undecided’s” path

This blog began as a personal, fun project to help me lay out my thoughts on the 2012 presidential campaign.  It turned into a lot of research and an understanding that no matter how much time you have on your … Continue reading

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Obama Foreign Policy Summary

Another debate!  This one included a little foreign policy but not enough to be informative. Americans don’t give foreign policy enough respect!  The economy and jobs are important parts of domestic policy and affect our comfort and happiness.  Other elements … Continue reading

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Did the presidential debate answer my questions? Part 2 – Obama

Time to examine the how the president would have survived my inquisition.  Too bad I couldn’t ask the questions directly!  (Of course, neither candidate answered much of the questions they were asked but both were very successful “pivoting” to what … Continue reading

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Did the presidential candidates answer my questions? Part 1- Romney

Well, that was interesting!  The presidential debate offered a few insights on my questions.  This post was getting a little lengthy so I am doing it in two parts.  Today, I’ll look at the challenger’s answers and tomorrow, the president’s. … Continue reading

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What to Look for in 10/3 Presidential Debate

Clarity at last!  The answers to all our questions! The first presidential debate is at hand.  I’m sure the candidates will seize this opportunity to discuss all of our questions  on how they will avoid the fiscal cliff and fix … Continue reading

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