Yearly Archives: 2015

Bernie Sanders

In the end I’ve concluded that Bernie Sanders is like Dennis Kucinich or Ron Paul – a legitimate candidate who swings for the fences and excites a portion of the electorate but whose vision voters should take with a grain of salt even if they support him. Continue reading

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Rick Santorum

When surrounded by more flamboyant candidates it’s easy to forget the depth and breadth of experience that Rick Santorum brings to the table as a candidate. Continue reading

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Donald Trump

I could forgive a candidate for having underdeveloped policy positions and plans, I can also forgive a candidate for being prone to verbal gaffes but I find it difficult to conclude that a candidate suffering from both of those drawbacks is actually ready to hold the office of president. The fact that Donald Trump has both of those flaws while maintaining such a significant level of support in the race makes him a very politically destructive candidate. Continue reading

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Evaluating Presidential Candidates

The 2016 race is much more volatile than I anticipated so I’ve decided to post my evaluation of all the candidates like I did in the 2008 race. Continue reading

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U.S. Schools start too early

If anything is conclusive proof that more doesn’t always equal better the American education system is it. Continue reading

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