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Entries for May, 2009 in Politcs Plus

  • Mike

    Vigilante justice or self-defense?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    The story about the pharmacist killing a holdup man in Oklahoma City was quite disturbing to me. Jerome Ersland (pharmacist) pulled a gun and chased one of the holdup (14 year old) persons out the store and shot the other ...

  • Mike

    Conservatives v Liberals

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I was intrigued by Nicholas Kristof ‘s column in the New York Times this morning. The title was “would slap your father? If so, you’re liberal. The question in full context was “would you be willing to slap your father ...

  • Mike

    The Conservatives dig deeper and deeper

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Newsweek’s Howard Fineman said the new acronym for the Republican National Committee (RNC) should stand for Rush, Newt, Cheney, since they seem to be the only voice the party is listening to these days. Rush Limbaugh and Newt Gingrich have ...

  • Mike

    It's Sonia Sotomayor

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    President Barack Obama selected Sonia Sotomayor to be his nominee to replace the retiring David Souter on the Supreme Court. Unless Sotomayor has a nanny or tax problem she is a sure bet to be the first Hispanic (Puerto Rican ...

  • Mike

    Memorial Day tribute

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Memorial Day pays tribute to all those who have died in a service of their country. It is a holiday that all of us ,no matter what our differences ;we should come together in thought, respect , and common decency ...

  • Mike

    Just the facts,not hypebole

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Joe Scarborough (host of “Good morning Joe) has been trying to make his case that Nancy Pelosi will hurt the Democrats’ chances of maintaining their majority in 2010 because she will make them look like they’re weak on terror. He ...

  • Mike

    My thoughts:Speaker Pelosi,CIA and the GOP

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I saw a coordinated effort by the GOP, to use John Boehner on CNN, the Fox News Sunday panel, Michael Steele on Meet the Press and Liz Cheney, George Will, Steve Schmidt, and John Kyl on This Week with George ...

  • Mike

    Tea Parties 2.0

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    According to Newsmax.com about 30,000 people participated in governors Rick Perry and Mark Sanford’s teleconference where they unveiled a plan to fight the record deficits of the Obama Administration. Since Fox news advertised the event and two republican governors that ...

  • Mike

    Senate inquiry on torture and more photos

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Yesterday,Senator Sheldon Whitehouse held the preliminary hearing on the U.S. treatment of terrorist suspects in the wake of 9/11. Condoleezza Rice's former Deputy Secretary Phillip Zelikow was the first witness to strike a blow against the Bush Administration's use of ...

  • Mike

    Kudos to Keith Olbermann

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    As if it was not enough that former VP Cheney keeps going around saying that torture is good, Liz Cheney and Bill O'Reilly have joined the cabal. [Background] President Obama claimed that even conservative stalwart Winston Churchill did not stoop ...

  • Mike

    It's called politics

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Several right leaning letter writers and posters continue to think liberalism is a disease and conservatism is what God intended all along. If anyone thinks that the democrats, republicans, liberals, or conservatives, do not want to permanently control the federal ...

  • Mike

    GOP:Shut up and listen

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    This country desperately needs a two party system but according to recent polls the Republican Party is in position to lose five more senate seats in 2010. The republicans launched a listening tour but it was the same old message ...

  • Mike

    Supreme Fight

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I see that the conservatives are already sending out mass emails and mailers warning their flock about the upcoming far left liberal judge President Obama will pick to replace retiring Justice David Souter. President has not vetted any candidates but ...

  • Mike

    The politics of torture

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Instead of having an open debate on what the course of action our country should take in regard to those accused of violating the constitution , Geneva convention, and the common laws of humanity; the republican party decided to release ...