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Entries for November, 2011 in Politcs Plus

  • Mike

    My Weekend History Lesson

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    We had a small but a Happy Thanksgiving which allowed me to watch a documentary I had recorded and read some books that I have been ignoring. If you want to understand what's happening today, I suggest you watch the ...

  • Mike

    It's Official ...In 2013 Asros will be in AL West

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    After 51 years of rooting for the Houston Colt 45s or the Houston Astros, it was disappointing to hear that the Houston Astros will be playing in the AL in the year 2013. I'll have one more year, to enjoy ...

  • Mike

    It must be that crazy politcal season

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    During the next 355 days, we will see and hear partisan exaggerations being taken as fact. It behooves us to examine each statement with a fine-tooth comb or become the target of political propaganda. I realize that there's a difference ...

  • Mike

    Saturday's GOP Foreign Policy Debate

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I watched an hour of Saturday's GOP presidential debate on foreign policy, which was enough for me to say, “they don't have a clue." I'm used to bellicose, in a presidential campaign but Mitt Romney took it a step too ...

  • Mike

    Honor the Veterans

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed Armistice Day (today it's called Veterans Day) on November 11, 1919. Then on June 4, 1926 Congress passed a resolution requesting that President Calvin Coolidge issue another proclamation, this time to include all the ceremonies and ...

  • Mike

    Voters rejected overreach

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Last night, once again, the voters proved that they will not tolerate, overreach, it doesn't matter whether it's from the democrats, republicans, liberals or conservatives. They proved that this country does not have an ideological bent. In Ohio, the grass ...

  • Mike

    What's the president supposed to do?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    We're getting closer and closer to the deadline, where the findings of the Super Congressional Committee are supposed to find a path to our economic woes. My hopes were up when representatives Heath Shuler and Mike Simpson told Chris Wallace ...

  • Mike

    What is the GOP's foreign policy?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I can't remember a time when I didn't know what the Republican foreign policy was because it was pretty obvious 10 years ago. Foreign policy has barely been mentioned in the past GOP debates, with good reason, this election will ...