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Entries for July, 2010 in Politcs Plus

  • Mike

    The new GOP will return the Bush policies

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    It was so great to see finally a democrat with the spine; calling out his republican colleagues for what they really are. Representative Anthony Wiener of New York finally had to let off some of his frustration because of the ...

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    Cap-and-Trade...Rest in Peace

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    When I heard header senate Majority Leader Harry Reid say that the Cap-and-Trade bill was officially dead; I had a moment of anger, sadness and disappointment, that the bill never even went to committee; much less to the floor for ...

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    Sorry & Thank you.......Shirley Sherrod

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    The Shirley Sherrod saga will have a happy ending but it never should have happened. I have to blame the administration and the NAACP for their lack of due diligence. I have become accustomed to stunts like this, from the ...

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    Did the GOP lose their groove?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I have never witnessed a complete shutout by a political party on the Sunday morning talk shows. Usually each party gets an equal amount of time for their spin but it is also an opportune time for them to challenge ...

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    Our schizophrenic economy

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Several years ago an old timer told me that “If my job is safe and a job is available for my deadbeat son in law; the economy must be good." For some insane reason, that stuck with me and in ...

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    Finally...My Medicare letter

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Have you ever gone out to get the mail only to be shocked by what you received? I volunteered to go into the military, so I never received the so called “Greetings" letter from Uncle Sam. I have never been ...

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    A failure to communicate

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I am not that naive, I know discussing politics in an open forum will often lead to cyber hostility but since we have so many issues before us, I thought an opposing position would be welcomed and not be another ...

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    Why can't I take a picture?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I used to take a lot of pictures but since 9/11 I have backed off because subconsciously I thought that someone would think I was a terrorist. I thought that I was the only one but my old coworkers felt ...

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    Austerity methods or another stimulus?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Now that my headache is starting to subside from trying to make sense of the constant battle between Supply Siders and Demand Siders, I'm beginning to try to understand both sides of the argument. The supply siders want to cut ...

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    What do you think of polling data?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    A couple years ago I was fond of saying " it's not polling data that you are against; it's the results." Those words may be coming back to bite me because recently polling data has been the subject of controversy. ...