That’s it for the conventions! On to the election!

We’re done with the US political conventions. Hillary Clinton accepted the nomination and it was either a historic speech (first woman accepting the nomination in the USA), or completely dull and boring, depending on your political point of view. And remember how I was talking about MTV in my previous post? Katy Perry was there…

We’re almost set to wrap up this Democratic love-fest in Philadelphia

After Barack Obama’s emotional speech last night, Hillary Clinton formally accepts the Democratic nomination for President tonight at their convention in Philadelphia. Quite honestly, I’ve reached the point where I am sick of these conventions, and sick of hearing speeches from these party folks, all telling us why they are supporting so-and-so. I’m ready to get…

Hillary names Tim Kaine running mate, and last thoughts on Trump

We are done with the Republicans in Cleveland and are almost set to get inundated by the Democrats in Philadelphia. Before we move on, some news from the campaign: Hillary Clinton has tapped Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her running mate. Politically, it looks good because Virginia is very much a “swing” state. But the…

LAST WORD ON THE DEMOCRATS AND THEIR CONVENTION

This post will serve as my last comment on the Democratic National Convention which I thoroughly failed to cover last week. As it turned out, I was gone on assignment most of the day Thursday on a trip to Moose Jaw, so I was busy with that and missed out most of the final night of…

DNC CONVENTION: BILL CLINTON SPEAKS, AND OTHER NEWS

Welcome to my live continuing convention coverage, this time of the Democratic National Convention. Right now former President Bill Clinton is speaking and placing President Barack Obama’s name in nomination, and later tonight is the roll call of the states to put him over the top.  Right now Clinton is making fun of Romney’s job creation…

VERY INTERESTING POLITICAL NIGHT AHEAD BOTH IN NORTH CAROLINA, AND IN QUEBEC

It promises to be a very interesting night for political watchers both north and south of the 49th parallel tonight, as the Democrats take to their convention tonight in Charlotte, North Carolina to renominate President Barack Obama. Again, like last week at the GOP convention, Tuesday night promises to be “Ladies’ Night” as First Lady Michelle…