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Entries for April, 2010 in Politcs Plus

  • Mike

    Arizona's knee- jerk legislation

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Arizona is a state where the GOP introduced three controversial laws in one week. Background is important because this is a state where Hispanics only make up 30% of the population. Arizona has a population of six million and about ...

  • Mike

    Just another morning

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    It's great being retired ;waking up each morning, pouring myself a cup of coffee , and flipping on the TV to get the latest from Politico via MSNBC's “Morning Joe” and hearing the many guests give their opinion on the ...

  • Mike

    Term limits is not the answer

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I guess I am one of the very few that oppose any proposal for term limits of our federal legislators. It seems like this issue comes up every time the supporters of those out of power get discussed because they ...

  • Mike

    Fond memories of Wrigley Field

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Every time, I watch a Cub-Astros game; it takes me back to two of the best vacations we've ever had. Our initial visit to Chicago, we sat out the first day asking the locals for directions to Wrigley, until a ...

  • Mike

    Tea Party:Who are these people?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I always thought that there were just far right wing disgruntled Republicans but a recent CBS /New York Times poll found that these people are wealthier and more educated than most. That only makes sense, they have to be able ...

  • Mike

    Boilerplate not fact

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I have been reading the endless letters to the editor that lack originality, research, or an objective theme. Many letters are based on the constitutionality of the health care bill that recently passed. One letter writer title his letter "Obama ...

  • Mike

    In the meantime

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    What was lost in all the hype over the iPad this week end was the fact that our economy gained over 162,000 jobs last month but of course right wing radio and Fox news will tell you that 48,000 of ...