Politics 2016: Super Tuesday Analysis

That was a fun evening. Merica!

Here are some of the headlines about Super Tuesday:

Rubio Falters again as Trump Extends His LeadYahoo

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Cemented as 2016 LeadersAP

Top Super Tuesday takeaways: Clinton and Trump Near the Promised LandUSA Today

Trump, Clinton cement status as 2016 front-runners with big winsThe Hill

Trump, Clinton capture key wins on Super TuesdayReuters

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Thursday Numbers

We can believe what we choose. We are answerable for what we choose to believe. – John Henry Newman

Welcome to “Thursday Numbers!” In case you’re a first-time visitor, this is the weekly column where I take a look at the numbers that are in the news (in descending order) and provide commentary sometimes sprinkled with just a little bit of sarcasm.

This week’s topics include Wildcard 2, unemployment, felony theft, Golden State Warriors, Ryan Zinke, Disclose Act violations, delegates, Sherry Devlin, Super Tuesday, candidate filing, another debate, plus much more!

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Terrific News Tuesday

And I know what I have to do now. I gotta keep breathing. Because tomorrow the sun will rise. Who knows what the tide could bring? –Chuck Noland (Cast Away)

It’s time for another edition of Terrific News Tuesday!

In case this is your first time reading Terrific News Tuesday (TNT), this column is all about good news. I know it’s hard to believe, but I won’t be complaining or criticizing anyone or anything today – just writing about some terrific news that caught my attention!

Here is some of the good stuff in this edition of TNT:

  • Malmstrom AFB
  • HELP-Link
  • Health Insurance
  • USAF Thunderbirds
  • New Hampshire Primary

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Tuesday Potpourri

Here we are folks – Super Tuesday.  I know I know I’m yawning, too.  Today is “Tuesday Potpourri” day where I take a look at some of the more interesting stories I’ve read in the last 24 hours.

Mark your calendars:  Wednesday (tomorrow) morning I will be making a special announcement right here at The Western Word – one that will require you to have your debit or credit card handy.  So be sure to stop by!

Today I write about Barbara Bush, Bin Laden, terrorists, Walter, a treatise, silliness from a District Court, Milking it, O’Reilly and Cebull, and being in the red.  There’s a lot more…

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Presidential Politics

Almost every week someone asks me (or gives me their opinion) about the GOP Presidential race and if they don’t ask about the GOP Presidential race, they will ask my thoughts on the Denny Rehberg and Jon Tester race.

Since I write a lot about Rehberg/Tester, today I will share a few thoughts on the Presidential race and touch a little on Washington politics.

Many folks who lean to the right are not that excited about the candidates left in the GOP Presidential field (Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, and Ron Paul).  That lack of excitement is great news for Barack Obama and his campaign team.

Although it’s a long way to November 2012, it seems to me that Barack Obama now has a better than average chance of winning a second term.  Those chances looked pretty slim just a few months ago. Continue reading