Was Powell Hoping For a Job When He Endorsed Obama?

The CNN National Security blog just posted an entry, “Who Might Serve in Obama’s Second Term?”  One of the candidates mentioned for Secretary of Defense was Colin Powell, “Still an icon within the military ranks, he served as the first African-American chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the 1991 Gulf War. That’s where he gained much of his notoriety as the highest ranking member of the military and a strong presidential adviser. After retiring from the military, Powell focused Read more […]

Newspapers Across the Land Switching From Obama to Romney

In 2008, most newspapers readily endorsed then Senator Barack Obama.  Now a number of those same newspapers are abandoning their hero of four years ago and turning their endorsements to Republican Mitt Romney. Perhaps the largest coup of Romney’s new found friends is the Des Moines Register.  Iowa is one of the key swing states that both candidates have been actively courting.  The Des Moines Register is the largest newspaper in the Hawkeye state.  In 2008, Obama carried Iowa with a 54% Read more […]