"The Battle Of The Plutocrats": Mitt’s Snit; If Anybody’s Going To Be The Candidate Of The Entitled Rich, It’s Me!

Is there anything more American than the spectacle of two entitled rich guys fighting over who gets to be the presidential candidate of the 1 percent? 659 more words


Romney; 2008...2012...???

The news that Mitt Romney is indeed considering assembling the political necessities to run for the Republican nomination for the 2016 US Presidential elections broke this week. 514 more words


'Candidate' Jeb quits boards

Jeb Bush sure looks like a presidential candidate to me.

The former Florida governor has announced he is quitting all the for-profit boards on which he is a member in preparation for his now-expected run for the presidency in 2016. 212 more words

Political News

North Korea's World-Class State-of-the-Art Internet Services Reporting Issues, Outages, Users Experiencing Sub-Optimal Performance

North Korea is having major Internet problems, just days after President Barack Obama promised a proportional response to the devastating hacks against Sony.

“We aren’t going to discuss publicly operational details about the possible response options or comment on those kind of reports in anyway except to say that as we implement our responses, some will be seen, some may not be seen.” 355 more words
War Room

"Be The Smarter Bush Brother, Jeb; Don’t Run!": Why Would A Guy Running For President Create A Brand Spanking New Bain Capital?

So Jeb is running. Or is he? And he’s really formidable! Or… is he?

I can’t remember in my adult lifetime a presidential candidate quite like Jeb Bush. 984 more words


"The Importance Of Self-Awareness In Presidential Politics": The Quiet Republican Argument Over Their Vast Private-Equity Wealth

As a rule, I don’t have much use for the speculation as to who may or may not run in the 2016 presidential race. We’ll find out soon enough, and until then, everything else is speculative and based on rumor. 421 more words


Illinois peeps, check out - Lessons for Private Equity Learned From the Last Merger Frenzy

Private equity firms have been largely sitting on the sidelines of the current acquisition frenzy.. via NYT Business Day http://ift.tt/1IAMuZZ