Author Archives: 1539days

About 1539days

I'm like a word a day calendar for executive disasters.

Circle the Wagons

Nancy Pelosi’s daughter produced a documentary about the campaign of a Texas governor with little chance of winning the nomination. That governor was George W. Bush. His father was president just 8 years earlier, John McCain was the presumptive nominee, … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Elections, 2012 GOP Primary, George W. Bush, GOP Shenanigans, Mitt Romney, Politics | 8 Comments

Why We Fight

This week, the Obama Administration declared the war in Iraq over. You can tell because they say so. The reality is that American military bases will be disbanded and troops will no longer be deployed. American money and contractors will … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, George W. Bush | 24 Comments

Glass Jaw

Apparently, Newt Gingrich is already on the wane. Herman Cain suspended his campaign all of 10 days ago. The polls that came out in the middle of the next week, otherwise known as a week ago, put Gingrich in a … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Elections, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich | 8 Comments

Rick Perry’s Greatest Hits

I imagine Tim Pawlenty is kicking himself for dropping out as early as he did. While he may have the inside track to be Romney’s running mate, he had a decent chance at the whole enchilada. Tim may have been … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Elections | 5 Comments

Clinton Reloaded

About 4 years ago, pundits were talking about the mainstream centrist candidacy of Rudolph Giuliani and the possibility of a New York Senate rematch of him and Hillary Clinton in 2008. The Republican primary voters were considering ritual suicide. Giuliani … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 GOP Primary, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Republican Party | 9 Comments

This Kool Aid Tastes Funny

If you were to look at the fun house mirror that is the Internet, you would think that Ron Paul was the most exciting candidate in history. If you read his voting history, you’d think he was some old crank … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 GOP Primary, Newt Gingrich | 10 Comments

Hunters Don’t Run With the Herd

There are two diametrically opposed narratives out there regarding a Sarah Palin run for the Republican nomination. One is that she is a dumb bimbo who is paradoxically a brilliant businesswomen and doesn’t want to upset the gravy train. The … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 Elections, 2012 Elections, Sarah Palin | 9 Comments