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  • Mike

    Why Libya?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    For those are you who hoped to hear the new Obama Doctrine; you were disappointed after hearing President Obama's speech last night. The skeptics were not persuaded, the confused remained confused but I came away with a better understanding but ...

  • Mike

    It's about time

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I could hardly believe that I actually heard republican Representative Roscoe Bartlett of Maryland saying that the Libyan war costs might be as much as one billion dollars. Finally, the speaker of the house John Boehner asked "What's the Libya ...

  • Mike

    Mission creep?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    The term" mission creep” is an expansion of emission beyond its original goals. The Washington Post first used this term in 1993 to describe the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Somalia. Several pundits used this term to describe our bombing of ...

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    We still have corporal punishment in our schools?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I was stunned to hear that we still have corporal punishment in our public schools. This morning's episode of “Morning Joe" had a guest named Marc Ecko, who revealed that recent figures from the federal Department of Education say that ...

  • Mike

    The improbable is not impossible

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks? I’m not ready apply for a nuclear energy degree but I am not as dumb about nuclear power as I was a couple weeks ago. Every night I'm glued to ...

  • Mike

    A bird's-eye view

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    It's from my imagined view seen from high in the air that I see my country losing focus and just reacting to circumstances on ideological grounds. Some governor's are using their budget shortfalls to settle old scores and are eliminating ...

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    Here we go again

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    It's getting to where I have to wait a little while just to see where a demonstration is coming from because they seem to be everywhere. There are demonstrations in the Middle East, Wisconsin, Ohio, Florida, Indiana and who knows ...

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    Every coin has two sides

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    As I watched last night's episode of the Jon Stewart show, I kept nodding my head in agreement as he showed the same people saying that $250,000 was not a lot of money were now on the other side saying ...