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  • Mike

    It's beginning to make sense

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    After our invasion of Iraq, a country that had nothing to do with 9/11, I vowed never to take the printed word of a national newspaper as fact, without checking other sources. It's funny how the truth can be imbedded ...

  • Mike

    Now I get it

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I have to admit that I didn't see the connection between the lawmakers having government run Health Care and their position on the health care law. I guess it's because politicians have always had government run health insurance. I didn't ...

  • Mike

    Golden Years?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Last week I celebrated my 65th birthday and I got the usual rhetorical question “How does it feel to be 65 years old." I gave the old standby I've heard all my life," it's just another day" but that's not ...

  • Mike

    Lame Duck Session and the Debt Panel

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Yesterday, Alan Greenspan, while making a guest appearance on Meet the Press, assured us, that this country is not going to go into another recession; but he did warn us about a possible bond market crisis. He said that our ...

  • Mike

    What's in a label?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I was recently sent a link, http://politicalcompass.org/test to see if it would help to describe the different labels such as liberalism, conservatism, and libertarianism. I took the six page test and I was not surprised with the results. It's a ...

  • Mike

    It's all about politcal posturing

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I'm now convinced that the last election is about the next election. I know there is some political posturing that goes on, so a lot of political rhetoric should be dismissed.. That doesn't keep me from being concerned that every ...

  • Mike

    Now what?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    First thing democrats need to do is to analyze the results and not let the media dictate them. Democrats should know that 80 progressives ran on what they voted for, and only 4 lost. That’s not to say that they ...

  • Mike

    Congratulations GOP..now it's time to help govern

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    It's time to bring out the old clichés “the people have spoken" or "the fat lady has sung," so on January 3 of 2011, John Boehner will likely replace Nancy Pelosi as speaker of the House of Representatives. The House ...

  • Mike

    Tomorrow's night bloodbath or a weather term of your choice

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I expect the GOP to gain anywhere from 55-65 seats in the House of Representatives and about 6 to 8 seats in the senate. Tuesday night will be a very good night for republicans. Congratulations, but I'm reminded of what ...