Suggested Branding for Dr. Ben Carson’s Campaign

I have never devoted much energy previously to the political process, but I am attracted to Dr. Ben Carson’s campaign and believe that he is the leader our country needs in these difficult times. Mr. Trump has successfully branded his campaign with the slogan “Make America Great Again.” As a skilled marketing genius he understands how the “Big Idea” concept of a simple target phrase can...
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The Choice is Clear

I can’t keep quiet any longer.  It frustrates me that McCain has such a difficult time stating his case clearly.  For some reason he continues to want to play nice instead of simply laying out the stark contrast between the two candidates.  With only one week left, his only chance is some hard-hitting bluntness; but it appears that he is going to succumb to guilt by...
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Sarah Palin — Common Sense and All American Values

Watching the speech of Sarah Palin this evening, Karen and I were struck by the resemblance between Todd Palin and our church administrator Ross Levin! You make the call!  Here is Ross — a somewhat older version of Sarah’s First Dude...
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Political Spin Doctors Count on Public’s Gullibility

As the 2008 Presidential campaign heads into the homestretch, the spin doctors buff the Teflon finish of their candidate with creative excuses for what looks like obvious poor judgment. For the most part the gullible public accepts the various deceptions and the investigative reporting registers temporary blemishes that then roll off and fail to inflict permanent damage. How else can one explain...
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Governor O’Malley Gets Construction Tips from Alban Marketing Manager

I got a chance to hang with the Governor last week at a groundbreaking for Regency Furniture Stadium — the future home of the Southern Maryland Bay Crabs professional baseball team.  In addition to the normal shovel in the dirt ceremony with all of the participating dignitaries, the chief executive officer actually climbed into the cab of a Cat 330DL machine to scoop a couple of buckets of dirt...
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Faith in What??

As the political campaign gains momentum I can already tell that I will be forced to express my distaste for the candidacy of Senator Hillary Clinton. Her recent interview where she expresses the depth and sincerity of her own faith is too juicy to overlook: In response to a question about how she managed the infidelity in her marriage, Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-New York, said “I’m not...
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