Political Junkie Blog

Predict The 2014 Election Winners!

Let’s be honest here.  This is the most topsy-turvy election cycles in years.  So many conflicting polls, so many surprises, so many twists and turns. To make it even more perplexing, now you have...

What’s The Matter With Kansas?

You remember Ben Paulen, right?  How could you not?  He was a member of the Kansas legislature, served as the state oil inspector for a time, then was elected lieutenant governor before winning two...

Who Dat? – F

Labor Day is a time to relax and think about all the people who came before us who worked hard for so little money. Sort of like me.  And that leads to this feature...

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It’s Not The Vacation, Mr. President, It’s The Tone

There’s a devastating scene in Michael Moore’s 2004 documentary film, Fahrenheit 9/11, in which President George W. Bush, on vacation in Kennebunkport, is telling reporters that “we must stop the terror” and “I call...

Year Of The Incumbent? Certainly In The Primaries

Both parties are expecting some amount of turnover in November, especially in Senate races, but also in contests for governor and the House. But it’s hard to recall a season in which so few...

The August Primaries … And You

The dog days of summer?  Not when there are Senate and House primaries to predict, as well as an opportunity to share your wisdom on the Political Junkie podcast! After Tuesday, August 5 —...

Impeaching The President, 1868-2014

If you’re Sarah Palin, it makes sense to talk about impeaching President Obama.  First, she may really believe in it, but let’s not discount the thought that it could also probably help her in...