Yesterday on Meet the Press they reviewed the declining prospects for the Republican Party.  And the yawning conclusion was that no one can really challenge Barack Obama in 2012 and no one can revive the G.O.P.  They assessed the prospects of all the possible candidates but there was one glaring omission.  Guess who? Mitt Romney […]

The size of a phone book, the massive ‘crap and trade’ bill, H.R. 2454, passed the House today (6/26/09) by a vote of 219-212.   The following 8 ‘Republicans’ voted YES on this horrendous bill: Bono Mack – CA Castle – DE Kirk – IL Lance – NJ LoBiondo – NJ McHugh – NY Reichart – WA […]

It was a woman. GOP, South Carolina, Governor Mark Sanford was on the brink of greatness.  As one of the nation’s emerging political stars he was so principled that he turned down federal money for his state, saying it was wrong.  Some said he was in the process of inheriting Ron Paul’s massive insurgent army […]

Which presidents were related? John Quincy Adams was the first son born to an American president and he became president himself.  He was number six, while his father, John Adams, was our second president. James Madison, our fourth president, and Zachary Taylor, our twelfth president, were second cousins. William Henry Harrison was our ninth president, […]

Well, we now know that Dick Cheney is positioning himself for a presidential run. His challenge to Barack Obama on Gitmo will cast him as a “conservative” alternative and his position in favor of gay marriage will cast him as a “moderate” on social issues. If there is a major terrorist act on American soil […]

Having traveled the world for many years now and spoken at networking conventions and met and known many of its leaders, here is my own subjective list for a networker’s hall of fame. I have not included many of the legendary founders, like Rich Devos, Jay Van Andal, David McConnell, Mary Kay Ash, Mark Hughes, […]

After all these months I am still responding to the points that Tex has been making. This is my last post on this subject, before moving on. I haven’t been arguing with Tex, although he may think that, I am just offering explanations about how it happened. Actually, I agree with most of what he […]

Kazan, the capital of Tartarstan, is a city of 1.2 million, four hundred miles east of Moscow.  It was a persistent thorn in Russia’s side until 1552 when the famous Czar, Ivan the Terrible, put this irritant to rest with his massive invasion.  Ivan expertly laid siege to the fortress walls.  The great story is […]