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Entries for May, 2011 in Politcs Plus

  • Mike

    My barbershop

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I've been going to the same family of barbers for 50 years. The father (who has since retired) started his practice in the Village Shopping Center across from Crain Junior High. Back then it was a matter of convenience because ...

  • Mike

    Remembering my (5)cotton picking days

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I'm not going to lie and say that I grew up working hard and knowing the value of a dollar. It was about this time of the year when I started counting down the days until that final school bell ...

  • Mike

    Gasoline prices are still too high

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    If you're like me, you probably think that the price of gasoline doesn't have to be as high as it is, but it's hard to pinpoint the reason. I'm convinced that global and U.S. supplies are plentiful and stable, so ...

  • Mike

    Sovereign Citizens

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I had to completely forgotten about the fringe groups of the 90s until I saw the 60 minute segment “Sovereign Citizen “last Sunday. This loosely organized anti-government group call themselves “Sovereign Citizens" and they all believe that our government and ...

  • Mike

    The AfPak decision

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I recommend reading Bob Woodward's book" Obama's Wars" if you're interested in the complexity of uniting the military, politicians, the administration, and foreign heads of state to a single goal. As of yet I have not heard anyone contradict the ...

  • Mike

    It's just a speech

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    It's funny how a campaign speech that was planned months ago will stir the emotions of a select few. The local republican chair said ""What he's doing there at the border is campaigning and taunting, and that's not the kind ...

  • Mike

    It's been a confusing week

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    It's been a strange week to say the least; from the historic captor of Osama Bin Laden to the conflicting stories that followed. We first heard that Osama Bin Laden was armed and shot once in the eye and once ...

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    What's with the high price of gasoline?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Ever since I was a little boy, I've heard complaints of the high price of gasoline; I remember all the uproar when gasoline went from 19.9¢ to 31.9¢ a gallon. I remember my stepfather and others blaming whoever was president ...

  • Mike

    Closure

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    As the nation celebrates the assassination of the FBI's number one on the ten most wanted fugitives list, I hope it brings a little bit of closure to those who lost loved ones on September 11, 2001. The successful near ...