Scott Morales, Author at Granite Grok - Page 47 of 47

Scott Morales

I’m a software guy with a penchant for football, hockey, music, current events and politics -- mostly current events and politics. Having driven several conversations to silence while discussing the latter items, it has been intimated that I should blog about it; to purge it from my system so that we may return to enjoying social events and cocktail parties. Kind of like drawing venom from a snakebite so that the body may return to health. The body, in this clumsy metaphor, is the social life of my wife:0) So, game on! I’ve got opinions and I hope to persuade and look forward, in return, to be persuaded.

Re: It’s Game Time! Romney / Ryan vs Obama / Biden

Skip,  I’m not so sure I agree with your characterization that Ryan “… is not exactly a conservative movement guy…”.  I’ve been listening to his speeches and interviews for sometime, and he provides clues that betray a good understanding of the conservative movement’s origins and principles. For starters, I think he fits into the libertarian/free …

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Well, He Asked For It!

Spike Lee,  that level headed, completely non-racially biased, political observer noted today that “… expectations were way too high” in reference to expectations of Herr Obama’s success in his first term.  He might have a point.  But, then again, who’s fault is that?  Just a quick glance at some of the expectation management that spilled …

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Selective Intolerance

“National day of intolerance,” glibly chided Shepard Smith of Fox News a few days ago in reference to the latest in the culture wars: the national Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day–geez, they’re so biased at Fox.  For those of you that pay more attention to the throwing of badminton matches, swim meets, or flies collecting on your …

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