This blog originally founded by Blogger who holds a theological degree and a doctorate in Counseling Psychology. Taught Psychology for 32 years and is now Professor Emeritus. Is a board-certified psychologist and was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in his profession. Ministered as a chaplain, and pastored Baptist and Episcopal churches. Publications cover the integration of psychology and theology. Served in the Army, the Merchant Marines and the Peace Corps.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

The Race Begins.......Iowa

The Iowa caucuses don't usually determine "winners"...but they do serve to weed out some of the "losers". While Romney, Paul and Santorum came out on top - it won't mean much in the long haul. What will matter however, is that Perry and Bachman are essentially knocked out of the race. Perry has gone back to Texas to lick his wounds, Bachman has cancelled her plans for South Carolina - or at least, put them on hold




The polls certainly give Romney the best chance for New Hampshire - but what we don't know at this point is where the Perry and Bachman supporters will turn! Gingrich and Santorum are very much in this thing- Gingrich is "favored" in South Carolina and it is likely that the conservative supporters of Perry and Bachman will not turn to Romney, but rather to either Newt - or Santorum.

I have said from the beginning that I will support whichever candidate survives the primaries. It is still a little too early to predict whom that will be, but it is probably fair to say that it will most likely be one of these three...Romney, Gingrich or Santorum.
I can live with any of them!

9 comments:

guy faulkes said...

Santorum appears to be pretty good on immigration and national defense. I have heard conflicting reports on his stance on the Second Amendment and abortion. What information do any of you guys have? Also how do you think he would be on the issue of judicial appointments?

Wolf's Head said...

Never trust a Yankee politician.

guy faulkes said...

This from the man that once told me his being a Yankee was a foul lie perpetuated by his birth certificate.

It is all right, Wolf. You got back home as soon as you could, even if it was a few days late.

Wolf's Head said...

But I still ain't a politician.

Besides. it's not polite to out political refugees....

Sarkazein said...

A Yankee is anyone North of The Red River.

guy faulkes said...

But I still ain't a politician. - The Wolf

No, but you should be. I have tried many times to get you to run for some local offices.

guy faulkes said...

Back to the topic of the thread.

http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01/04/pro-gingrich-group-posts-anti-romney-ad-featuring-mccain/

Blogger said...

Romney and Huntsman would do well to takes their entire families with them to South Carolina. Southern Baptists need to see first hand what wholesome families Mormans create. (These two families are like all the Morman families I knew growing up--forget the rare aberrations of polygamy.)

Sarkazein said...

Blogger- I agree. I deal with some Mormon owned businesses here in Houston. One for over two decades.
They all have great families. One company has four sons now in the business. All hard working and polite.
One of my older Mormon associates's wife died. At the funeral service, 28 of her grandchildren formed the choir to sing at the service. Moving.