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Notes from your Doctor – Ebola: New York will be fine

The fact that an MSF doctor came home with Ebola is not surprising. He will not be the last. We should all thank him for his service during the scourge, and feel lucky that he lives in New York City and was taken to Bellevue in one of the...

What If?

Imagine for a second.  It is Wednesday morning, November 5.  The numbers in Alaska are too close to call waiting for the votes from small towns all over the state to come in, Louisiana and Georgia are heading to run-offs (with Georgia's taking place after the Senate convenes in...

Here’s a Bain Story You Won’t See On Cable News

If even 5% of all news organizations had the ability to dig into a story like Rolling Stone does, our Country would be much better for it. But for now the music magazine is our best source for real, unbiased, we don't need to balance the story to not...

Luncheon on 9/28 With Rupublican Host Committee CEO Ken Jones

Attendees of IABC’s September luncheon are in for a treat because this month’s guest speaker is a prominent local and national figure. Ken Jones, president and CEO of the Host Committee for next year’s Republican National Convention in Tampa, will speak at our Sept. 28th luncheon at the Tampa Club. He’ll...

The Conventions: 2008 Redux?

When you think "2008" does your mind go straight to Florida and Michigan? OK, maybe it's not your first stop...but if you're a convention junkie, it's in there. All of that leap-frogging was Democratic in nature. It was messy, and ugly. This time, it's the Republicans. Starting with Florida....

Romney flip-flops on 2012 GOP convention preference

March 5: Romney told The Salt Lake Tribune on Friday that he believes all three cities vying for the 2012 gathering -- Salt Lake City, Tampa and Phoenix -- are "terrific" cities but that he's not going to give a preference. "I remember what an extraordinary host Salt Lake was for...

Tampa 2012 GOP Convention Host Committee Chair still supporting Crist

This could be a good one: How can Al Austin, one of the country’s top GOP fundraisers, justify his support of   Crist while leading Tampa’s effort to woo the Republican National Convention to the city in 2012? ... Several Republicans I spoke with about Austin’s decision to support Crist did not want...

GOP not troubled about Phoenix bid for 2012 convention

The Republicans are trying to just ignore the new immigration law: The Republican National Committee is still eyeing Phoenix to host the GOP’s 2012 National Convention, and isn’t concerned about the uproar the recent anti-immigration law has caused across the country. “This bill has not been part of our discussion regarding the convention,”...