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Entries for December, 2009 in Politcs Plus

  • Mike

    Save it for the ballot box

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    It was not surprising that the Sunday talk shows centered on the Health Care Reform package and its 2010 political implications. Fox News Sunday's Chris Wallace tried to paint a picture of a complete change in leadership in the upcoming ...

  • Mike

    What am I missing?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    This week, I have been asking myself this rhetorical question "What am I missing?" The recent New York Times/Street Journal poll had the president's approval at 47% and dropping, the disapproval was 46%. This is a really bad scorecard but ...

  • Mike

    Don't let perfect be the enemy of the good

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Yesterday, President Obama told the 60 Democratic senators not to let the perfect be the enemy of the good. Those words are similar to the 80/20 rule I have adopted. Since the Republican Party is a going to vote “no” ...

  • Mike

    Stop the Fed:Not so fast

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Recently, our own libertarian/republican, obstetrician, representative, Ron Paul, got 313 of his colleagues to back up his plan to subject the Federal Reserve System to audits by the Government Accountability Office(GAO) and the Financial Services committee. When it gets to ...

  • Mike

    Copenhagen:The recent turn of events

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I first thought that the International Climate Change Summit would be a complete waste of the president's time, but it seems like things have changed overnight with the recent findings by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that said the greenhouse ...

  • Mike

    Equal time

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    While exiting the 9:00 mass at Our Lady of Victory, I couldn't help noticing a man at the bottom of the stairs holding a homemade cardboard sign that read “Obama is a baby killer and Catholics that voted for Obama ...

  • Mike

    A sobering speech

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    President Obama's speech at the West Point Academy last night reminded me of a father reluctantly giving his daughter permission to go to a party that he felt was not in her best interest but he trusted her good judgment. ...