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  • Mike

    The Politics of Mistrust

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    There's always some level of mistrust, whether it be PTA meetings or for the parent of an inspiring little leaguer who thinks the manager is not doing enough to highlight Junior's talent. We see glimpses of that every day, the ...

  • Mike

    Hopefully the last GOP debate

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I don't know if last night's GOP presidential debate in Arizona was the 22nd or the 122nd, but it had to be devastating for those wanting an important debate on the issues. It was a debate of silliness, pandering, and ...

  • Mike

    Bin Laden is dead & GM is alive

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    The words “Bin Laden is dead and GM is alive" is the phrase the Democratic Party is using to counter the constant negativity of the right. It's a catch phrase like "cut and run" the GOP used every time they ...

  • Mike

    The politics of uncertainty

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I've been fascinated with this election year because of all the uncertainty. Just as I started getting comfortable in my easy chair listening to the pundit's plot the Obama v Romney strategy, along comes Rick Santorum. It's now a temporary ...

  • Mike

    The Ron Paul-Mitt Romney alliance

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    The pundits have reported that Mitt Romney did not have a single Republican friend among the 2008 presidential candidates. Perhaps, there were talking about the top-tier candidates but Romney and Paul became personal friends in 2008 and so did their ...

  • Mike

    Israel is ratcheting up the heat

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    There may be no turning back now that Israel said it might attack Iran's nuclear facilities sometime in May or June of this year. According to an article from the Washington Post "Defense Minister Ehud Barak, speaking at a security ...

  • Mike

    Now what?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    It used to be the endorsements by former presidents and distinguished senators were what elevated presidential candidates. Not so much anymore, today Newt Gingrich will be endorsed by (drum roll please) none other than kingmaker Donald Trump. He falls right ...