Puerto Rico in 2012: A Stateside Story

In the immediate aftermath of President Obama’s trip to Puerto Rico earlier this week, much ink has been spilled speculating about the political motivations and ramifications of the first official presidential visit to the island since 1961. Will the president choose a side on the issue of Puerto Rican statehood?...

A Puerto Rican Vice President?

Beneath the surface of all the buzz surrounding the GOP nomination for president in 2012 lies speculation about everyone’s favorite "bucket of warm spit:" possible vice presidential running mates for the eventual candidate. Many have speculated that the veep nominee will be an opportunity for the Republicans to attract new...

New Jersey Governor Showdown

Before we dive into New Jersey's surprisingly intriguing 2009 race for governor, let us premise everything that follows on the fact that any Republican running in New Jersey enters the batter's box with two strikes, two outs, nobody on, and down two runs. Let us not kid ourselves, here. That...