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16 January 2020
NOTE FROM NORM: Disqualifying Bernie Sanders
When Astronaut Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the moon he signaled a remarkable new chapter in human life and history. I, like millions of other human beings, watched on July 20, 1969 the first footsteps of a human being walking the surface of the Moon. I, along with every other 20 year old was shouting […]
30 December 2019
NOTE FROM NORM: Memo To Nancy Pelosi
MEMO To:  Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi From:  Norm Coleman Re:  Democrats Impeachment of President Donald Trump and the 2020 Election By now it is apparent that your decision to pursue impeachment against President Donald Trump has been wildly successful in mobilizing your Caucus. While it is true that 3 Democrats voted against impeaching […]
24 December 2019
NOTE FROM NORM: A Threat to Peace and Prosperity
“I’m not for impeachment. This is news. I’m going to give you some news right now because I haven’t said this to any press person before. But since you asked, and I’ve been thinking about this: Impeachment is so divisive to the country that unless there’s something so compelling and overwhelming and bipartisan, I don’t […]
6 December 2019
Poll: Impeachment a “liability,” AAN’s ads having “significant impact”
Wanted to flag our new polling in POLITICO Playbook this morning which shows 1) that left is losing the messaging war over impeachment, 2) that American Action Network’s campaign is having a tremendous impact in shaping public opinion, and 3) that impeachment has become a massive liability for Members of Congress who back it. Check out […]
25 November 2019
NOTE FROM NORM: A Time To Count My Blessings
The Thanksgiving Holiday is a wonderful opportunity to reflect on the life one has been blessed to live. Gratitude this year is in abundance in my life. I count my blessings literally every single day. Over the course of the past year I have stumbled upon death’s door only to be lifted up and away from it through […]
18 November 2019
NOTE FROM NORM: When A Kids Game Leads To Impeachment
As a kid my friends and I used to play the “Telephone Game.” The rules were simple.  You would sit in a circle and the first person would whisper a word or phrase into the ear of the person next to them until the word or phrase reached the last person. At the end, the […]
4 November 2019
NOTE FROM NORM: The Death of a Terrorist is not the End of Terrorism
On May 11th, 2001 United States Special Operations Forces conducted a daring raid in Abbottabad, Pakistan and killed Osama bin Laden. The architect of 9/11 who, on that day, killed nearly 3,000 innocents and subsequently was responsible for the loss of life of untold thousands of others afterward, died an ignominious death. President Barack Obama, […]
22 October 2019
Quick note on W&M drug pricing markup
With the House Ways and Means Committee expected to advance Speaker Pelosi’s prescription drug price control bill later this afternoon, the American Action Network yesterday launched a new $2.5 million campaign focused on seniors in 22 congressional districts (including TV ads in 7 of those districts) to urge lawmakers to reject Pelosi’s plan. As this vote […]
21 October 2019
NOTE FROM NORM: Be Nicer And More Civil To One Another
A couple weeks ago I posted on Facebook my thoughts about President Donald Trump’s visit to Minneapolis, and the decision by Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey to insert himself into the fray for obviously partisan political reasons. I don’t intend to litigate that post all over again. Instead, I want to focus my thoughts on the […]