Jan 082012
 

I like Mitt Romney.  I supported him for the Republican nomination in 2008, and I support him now (and I have since the primaries began and the candidates were determined).  I’m not looking for a Messiah in a presidential candidate, I’m looking for the best candidate, closest to my views, who can win.  I believe that Mitt is well-suited to satisfy that criteria.  But Mitt’s got a conspicuous problem.  He [more . . . ]

Jan 022012
 

. . . and happy new year! Yesterday’s Los Angeles Times features a cover story decrying money in politics.  While the article’s authors specifically address and negatively portray “Super PACs,” their underlying premises are that: (1) large financial contributions on behalf of political campaigns by individuals and groups corrupts the political process; and (2) voters are unable to think for themselves.  For the following reasons, neither premise holds true. Super [more . . . ]

A Case For Romney

 Posted by at 4:35 pm
Dec 302011
 

I am voting for Romney. There, I said it.  Unfortunately,  I don’t get to vote in the primary until June because I live in California, one of the few states where Obama is above water. I supported Romney in 2008 because he was the most conservative candidate who had a reasonable chance of getting elected.  That is my basic guideline.  OK, I stole it off of Bill Buckley but I [more . . . ]

By Way of (General) Introduction

 Posted by at 10:48 am
Dec 252011
 

Hello and welcome to Wake Up Winston! Since today is both Christmas and Hanukkah, it is a time of miracles and therefore a great time to start something new . . . like a blog.  Given the nature of the day, I’ll preface this blog’s introduction by wishing you all a Merry Christmas, a Happy Hanukkah, and a happy, healthy, successful, and prosperous New Year! The primary purpose of Wake [more . . . ]

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