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  • Mike

    Seven lost hours

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    President Obama should've spent those hours at the Blair House with key members of his own party because I don't think anyone thought the Republicans and Democrats would emerge from the health care summit with anything that even remotely sounded ...

  • Mike

    Pigs don't fly

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I used a point of fact “Pigs don't fly” as the title for this blog because I am fairly certain 97% of Americans don't believe pigs can actually fly but there must be 3% that believe they can because they ...

  • Mike

    A broken government

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    As I explained last week, I have never seen our government as polarized and dysfunctional as it is today. I just finished reading three articles by Peter Beinart, David Von Drehle, and Newt Gingrich in this week's Time magazine. Peter ...

  • Mike

    We need a healthy dose of reality

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Some posters have criticized me for quoting Bill Maher and Jon Stewart because they are just comedians. We had a prominent Republican Senator warning his constituents about government death panels in the health care bill. You tell me who the ...

  • Mike

    Polarized Nation

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I have never seen this country politically divided as much as it is today. I remember the 1968 Democratic convention, Watergate, Monicagate, and President George W. Bush derangement syndrome but this last year takes the cake. Senator Evan Bayh (D-IN) ...

  • Mike

    Truth ,Growth and Compromise

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    We will not solve our financial problems by drawing an ideological line in the sand. President Obama will probably have to break his promise not to raise taxes on the middle class, even though it would be political suicide, his ...