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  • Mike

    That was yesterday's qualifications

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    The John McCain campaign has thrown away their old playbook, because it seems experience, Iraq, the vice president will be qualified to do the job the day after the inauguration, and most importantly, someone John McCain is comfortable with, is ...

  • Mike

    Grand Slam

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Barack Obama gave a masterful speech before 84,000 enthusiastic Democrats at Invesco Field.  Denver, Colorado last night. Another 38 million watched at home and abroad. Nearly all the pundits said it was the best acceptance speech ever.  Even Pat Buchanan (Richard Nixon's ...

  • Mike

    "No way,no how,no John McCain"

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    That's what Hillary Clinton said to 20,000 enthusiastic Democrats last night. It's going to make a hot selling bumper sticker.  Hillary Clinton gave her best speech ever.  She set up her best line saying, by telling the crowd that John ...

  • Mike

    "No wa,no how,no John McCain"

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    That's what Hillary Clinton said to 20,000 enthusiastic Democrats last night. It's going to make a hot selling bumper sticker.  Hillary Clinton gave her best speech ever.  She set up her best line saying, by telling the crowd that John ...

  • Mike

    The Hillary Factor and why

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    After watching all the pre convention coverage, I came away feeling CNN believed the disgruntled Hillary voters will cause mischief at the convention.  This was their first question to any Democrat they interviewed hour after hour "why wasn't Bill or ...

  • Mike

    Excellent Choice

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Last night around 7:00 p.m. Andrea Mitchell of NBC News reported that Tim Kaine and Evan Byth  were not selected.  Then about 10:45PM MSNBC reported that the Secret Service were summoned to Joe Biden’s house  and about 25 minutes later ...

  • Mike

    Nuance v Steadfast

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    The presidential race poll numbers are tightening and the pundits are salivating. Their interpretations are quite disturbing.  The recent Russia-Georgia crisis and John McCain’s quick response was a major factor.  Even though we only have one president at the time, ...

  • Mike

    Start the real campaign

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    It's about 2 1/2 more months before the general election, and I have yet to see an ad where the Independents can make a clear choice between John McCain and Barack Obama.  What's the message so far?  John McCain has ...

  • Mike

    Glad to be back

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    We arrived in steamy, hot, West Memphis, Arkansas at about seven o'clock Saturday evening.  It was 98° ,but it felt more like 138°.  We left next morning at about seven o'clock and arrived in Chicago at four o'clock that afternoon. At ...

  • Mike

    Vacation bound....Destination...Chicago

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Two years ago my wife and I vacationed in Chicago, and we enjoyed it so much that we made a vow to do it again.  Tomorrow morning we will begin our journey, leaving here at 5 a.m. continuing on to ...