Thoughts and ramblings (mostly ramblings) on the first Democratic Debate

We finally got to watch the Democratic presidential candidates layeth the smack down in their first debate on Tuesday. It was definitely one for the books, and I wanted to put together a stream of consciousness/sophisticated breakdown of the debate as a whole. I’m going to try to break this up by candidate, since there … More Thoughts and ramblings (mostly ramblings) on the first Democratic Debate

An open letter to Dr. Ben Carson

Photo credit: http://www.affairscloud.com/banking-awareness/letter-writing/ Dr. Carson, I write to you today as a 21-year-old college student living in Birmingham. I write not to argue or criticize, nor to donate money to your campaign or hold a “Carson 2016” sign. I write, simply, with a message. You are quite an interesting character. I have been watching your … More An open letter to Dr. Ben Carson

Trumptastrophe: Examining The Donald’s Impact Thus Far

I can honestly say that I didn’t think I would be writing a post like this just two months ago when Donald Trump announced that he was running for president. I gave him a month before his poll numbers plummeted, and boy was I wrong. The Donald is surging, leading every other Republican candidate in every … More Trumptastrophe: Examining The Donald’s Impact Thus Far

2016 Democratic Presidential Candidates, COME ON DOWN!!

Time for the Democratic presidential candidates list! Let’s be honest here: this list won’t be nearly as extensive as the Republican list, which I had to break into two separate blog posts. For that I am thankful, because finding that many embarrassing pictures of politicians takes a lot of time and mental scarring (seriously, Google “Chris Christie … More 2016 Democratic Presidential Candidates, COME ON DOWN!!

2016 Republican Presidential Candidates, Come On Down! “Snowball’s Chance in Hell” Edition

As I mentioned in my other list of Republican presidential candidates, I categorized them all into two groups. The candidates featured in this list are all long-shots for the nomination and the general election. And when I say “long-shots,” I’m talking about hundreds of miles of obstacles between them and the presidency. The short version here … More 2016 Republican Presidential Candidates, Come On Down! “Snowball’s Chance in Hell” Edition

2016 Republican Presidential Candidates, Come on Down! “We Might Actually Have A Chance” Edition

Yes, I’m back to election stuff already. No, I’m not sorry.  Okay, I’m a little sorry. But only a little. For this post, I’d like to take a minute to step back and look at the big picture. I’m sure I’ll be providing plenty of election input on individual candidates and issues for quite some … More 2016 Republican Presidential Candidates, Come on Down! “We Might Actually Have A Chance” Edition