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…

It’s time!!! Donald Trump speaks tonight

So here we go, the final night of the GOP convention, and Donald Trump will be giving his acceptance speech tonight on what sounds like a “law and order” theme. Thank God, I was getting tired of listening to all this Hillary-bashing. Right now, the RNC chair Reince Priebus is up there bashing Clinton. It’s…

Day 1 of GOP convention highlighted by #NeverTrump’s last stand

Well the first day of the GOP convention has been a wild one already — basically the afternoon session was way more exciting than this evening is going to be. What basically happened today was that #NeverTrump forces blew off a lot of steam on the floor. These delegates tried to throw out the rules…

GOP convention agenda for this week is up

Hi, we are still a couple of hours to the opening gavel. CNN has a rundown here of the agenda of items for this week. I guess the big event of today is Melania Trump speaking.  Also, I found this list of television coverage and if you aren’t thrilled with the number of hours NBC,…

LAST WORD ON MITT ROMNEY’S CONVENTION

Well, sorry for skipping out of the big convention coverage last night. Instead of liveblogging as usual, I instead drove out of town and missed most of the TV and online coverage of the convention. However, I was never out of the loop, as I did tune in to the live coverage on satellite radio on Fox…

LINKS TO 2012 GOP CONVENTION STREAMING COVERAGE

As usual I thought I would do my usual act every four years of linking you to the live convention streams going on out there. Yes, despite the fact that there is NO CONVENTION ACTIVITIES to cover tonight, people are actually live-streaming and yakking on the air about the Republicans and their convention in Tampa….

ISAAC HITS FLORIDA, NOW HEADED TO THE GULF STATES

The word on Tropical Storm Isaac is that it hit land today and soaked south Florida. I spent a portion of the noon-hour watching the coverage from Miami TV stations on the Web. Now the concern is shifted to the upper Gulf Coast, with the cone of concern shifting to as far west as Mississippi and…

HURRICANE THREATENING TO DISRUPT REPUBLICAN CONVENTION IN TAMPA

I am not going to talk about all the other considerable problems facing the Republican Party following the considerable foot-in-mouth-disease events of the past few days, but making matters worse is the news that Tropical Storm Isaac, threatening to become a Category 1 hurricane, could be on track for Tampa Bay and hit right as the Republican…