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  • Mike

    America needs to take a chill pill

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Just like the" Top Kill" strategy may have blocked the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico; the country needs to step back, cool off, and work together because we don't have the luxury of ignoring our pending problems. Hate ...

  • Mike

    The Sunday talk shows: My analysis

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Fox News Sunday is really going out on a limb by giving Sarah Palin the role of analyzing ongoing events. Is this the best they have? This Sunday, she tried to float a" quid pro quo” answer as to why ...

  • Mike

    A dilemma for Rand Paul

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Rand Paul seems to be a wonderful family man running for the senate in the state of Kentucky. Yesterday, I heard his opponent bring up Rand Paul's opposition to the Civil Rights and Americans with Disabilities Acts. As a studious ...

  • Mike

    Profits over Safety

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    After watching last Sunday's episode of 60 Minutes that detailed BP's role in recent oil spill; I came away convinced it's all about the money; profits over safety. Scott Pelley (host of 60 Minutes) questioned the top computer specialist, on ...

  • Mike

    Not conservative enough?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I've been hearing the phrase “not conservative enough" quite a lot recently because it's constantly being repeated by pundits and republicans. I never hear they're not liberal or progressive enough. President George H.W. Bush did a masterful job in demonizing ...

  • Mike

    Only 53 hours and 20 minutes:They still complain

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I was shocked and surprised that a JAG lawyer, Senator Lindsey Graham and a 2008 presidential candidate, Senator John McCain, said a nationalized citizen should not be read his Miranda rights. I disagree; no matter how despicable his act was, ...

  • Mike

    A National ID Card

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    The idea of a national ID card was first proposed in 1971 again in 1973 as an upgrade to the Social Security card. Several years later, Presidents Reagan and Clinton were still opposed to the idea. Recently Senator Dick Durbin ...