Just my Thoughts · Politics

The One and Only Vice Presidential Debate

The hype around the debate last night was more interesting, in my mind, than the actual debate.  Yes, in many ways, it was historical with Sarah Palin being the first woman to be nominated as her party’s vice presidential candidate.  Yes, there was a black woman as moderator.  I didn’t think either of these items… Continue reading The One and Only Vice Presidential Debate

Just my Thoughts · Politics

Just what is a debate?

Okay, I went to the dictionary. The synonyms for the word debate in the noun format are argument, controversy, disputation, contention. I guess I am way off, then, in saying that the recent “no rules” debates held on CNN are not what they should be. I delved further looking to see why I always thought… Continue reading Just what is a debate?

Just my Thoughts · Politics

Will the GOP Candidates Learn Anything?

Okay, I know the election is well over 500 days away still. I also believe that this is way too early for 8 (if Mike Gravel is still in things) Democratic and ten to twelve GOP candidates to be debating and campaigning already. And, as is with the placement of nominating conventions, placement and timing… Continue reading Will the GOP Candidates Learn Anything?