Category Archives: Elected yet unelectable

One down, 207 to go…

Donald Trump has been President of the United States for one week now. Just typing that feels strange. Like a different reality. I’ve been re-watching episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine lately, and I’ve recently gotten to one of … Continue reading

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Liberals for Gary Johnson?

Every Presidential election is mostly a two-person race – from a practical standpoint, anyway. Occasionally a third party candidate does make some noise. In 2000, Ralph Nader got a lot of attention, and shook up the race, arguably weakening Democratic … Continue reading

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Unlocking the Asylum – Round One

Thoughts on the first Republican debate for Election 2016 This past Thursday, the seventeen candidates for the Republican presidential nomination met for a debate. Well, more accurately, FOX News deemed 17 candidates to be too unwieldy, and using a small … Continue reading

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What’s at Stake in the 2016 Presidential Race

I just have a quick one for today. I’m going to dwell much further on this topic in upcoming months, but for now I will just start with this brief note. Three governmental bodies, the EPA, NOAA, and NASA, are … Continue reading

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Elected yet Unelectable – Michael Grimm

Michael Grimm Currently starting his 3rd term in the 11th New York Congressional District Michael Grimm is a relative newcomer to the national political scene, having been elected to public office for the first time in 2010. As of this writing … Continue reading

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Elected yet unelectable – Darrell Issa

Elected yet unelectable Darrell Issa Currently starting his 8th term in the 49th California Congressional District For my third installment in this series, I’m going to bring up one of my favorite topics regarding the worst elected officials in the … Continue reading

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Elected yet unelectable – Louie Gohmert

Elected yet unelectable Louie Gohmert Currently in his 5th term in the 1st Texas Congressional District The next individual in this series is currently an elected offical, unlike my inaugural nitwit, Jody Hice. Louie Gohmert of Texas, is currently running … Continue reading

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