What is the fastest growing racial demographic -- particularly in key swing states, that is keenly watching hot-button issues such as the economy, immigration and healthcare policy, and could play a key role in determining the outcome of the 2012 presidential election?
Asian Americans, of course. What were you thinking?
I’m a great grandmother. To clarify, I’m a good grandmother, what I mean to say is that my lovely granddaughter has presented me with my first great-grandson. I guess this means I’m officially a grownup. I bring this up because I think that we women have an obligation to instill in their offspring a few basic values. One of the ones I feel most strongly about is the obligation to live within the law. ...more
Batten down the hatches, election fans. We’re going to have another fight in Florida. If you enjoyed the 2000 election in which the Presidency was decided on the weight of just a few hundred votes, you are sure to be tickled by what comes next in the Sunshine State. ...more
Originally posted on www.moderndaypearls.com. Earlier this week, Obama campaign email subscribers received the following message:For the first time in this campaign, we got beat in fundraising. The Romney campaign and the Republican Party raised more than $76 million last month, compared to our $60 million. We knew this moment would come when Romney secured the nomination. What happens next is up to you....more
In a world like mine where overspending the budget can have serious consequences, I have few political role models to help me. Among them is beleaguered Republican Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin. ...more
I suspect that I’m not the only woman who has trouble understanding the scope of governmental budget deficits. It isn’t that we can’t grasp the concept of having less money than necessary. We understand that all to well. We live with it every day. ...more
It amazes me to know that many Americans are honestly AFRAID of the liberties we were promised by our Founding Fathers. I’ve watched with some interest as the Senator from Texas, Ron Paul, has campaigned for constitutionally limited government and, unfortunately, been labeled as a loony-toon for his firm conviction that we ought to actually live within our own laws and principles. Take the subject of drugs, for example. ...more
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