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Recap of past Jim Bohannon Shows

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

It’s not Super Tuesday (which was last week) and it’s not Super Tuesday Two (which is next week). But that doesn’t make today unimportant. On the contrary, there are hundreds of delegates up for grabs today. There are primaries for both parties in Michigan and Mississippi, plus a Republican primary in Idaho and Republican caucuses…MORE

Monday, March 7, 2016

We talk about the influence of First Ladies on their President husbands, bit in recent times no First Lady was a more important and trusted adviser than Nancy Reagan, who died yesterday of congestive heart failure at age 94. She brought style and grace to the White House after the Carter years, and was a…MORE

Friday, March 4, 2016

To the surprise of many, the cease-fire in Syria brokered by the United States and Russia appears to be holding after one week of relative quiet punctuated by small incidents. The war in u Syria has now been going on for five years, although calling it a single war is now inaccurate. Yes, U.S.-backed rebels…MORE

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Ronald Reagan’s 11th Commandment be-damned! Today in a speech at the University of Utah, the Republican Party’s 2012 Presidential nominee lit into his party’s 2016 front-runner, calling him, among other things, “a phony” and “a fraud,” In an almost unprecedented attack, Mitt Romney savaged Donald Trump, saying he was exemplifying a –quote– “brand of anger…MORE

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Donald Trump won another seven states last night and extended his delegate lead in the race for the Republican Presidential nomination. Exit polling found his greatest support cane from blue collar white voters who considered themselves either ‘dissatisfied’ with or ‘angry’ at the Federal government Trump is appealing to that sense of dissatisfaction with his…MORE

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

It’s Super Tuesday at last, and the nation’s full attention is turned to … American Samoa! Well, maybe not, though they did hold their caucuses today. No, we are looking at the twelve states where primaries and caucuses are taking place to award the largest number of convention delegates on any single date on the…MORE

Monday, February 29, 2016

So far this electoral season, the issues seem to be taking a back seat to personalities. On the Democratic side, the candidates’ positions aren’t that very far apart. On the Republican side there are a few more differences, bit all of them have been overwhelmed by the Trump phenomenon. However, the issues aren’t going away,…MORE

Friday, February 26, 2016

This is one of the great hidden stories of the 2016 Presidential race. This is the first election in eight years without the sitting President (or Vice President) on the ballot. In 2008, Barack Obama ran a brilliantly-structured campaign bringing together large numbers of minorities and especially young people to the polls, The numbers aren’t…MORE

Thursday, February 25, 2016

In our day-to-day lives we don’t think much about pipelines. But life in America would be less convenient and much more expensive without them. Depending on where you live, they are responsible for delivering your water supply (and taking away liquid waste), getting natural gas into your homes, offices, and factories for heating and cooking,…MORE

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Nine primaries for both parties, in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, and Virginia. Throw in caucuses for both parties in Colorado and Minnesota, plus Republican caucuses in Alaska, and you have the single most delegate-rich date on the entire electoral calendar: Super Tuesday, March first. For Republicans this could be the date…MORE