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Entries for May, 2012 in Politcs Plus

  • Mike

    Regulate Them!

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    If it were left up to me, I would break up the large banks and take “Too Big to Fail" off the table and with some revisions, I would reinstate Glass-Steagall. I would then let Elizabeth Warren fight it out ...

  • Mike

    President is not the big spender as we were led to believe

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    After reading Rex Nutting article titled " Obama spending binge never happened" on the Market Watch website; I couldn't help saying out loud "no wonder the economy hasn't fully recovered." I strongly believe in Keynesian economic policies when interest rates ...

  • Mike

    This is Why I love Politics

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    It’s normally called the silly season and so far the politicians are not letting us down. This is a presidential election or a lame duck session where nothing will get done until after the election. The politicians may come out ...

  • Mike

    Compromise:Reform the Filibuster

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I think our system of government is amazing when all the working parts are in order The House of Representatives is supposed to be the place where after extensive debate and mostly partisan rhetoric has been exhausted; a simple majority ...

  • Mike

    Why did Obama Support Same Sex-Marriage?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I'm not going to pretend that I know all the detains of President Obama's reason to support gay marriage, but I've heard and read enough to come to a pretty good conclusion. As I stated, I'm not sure about the ...

  • Mike

    A Yen for Old School Baseball

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I love our national pastime because that's what I grew up with, but it's changing. I'm not talking about the designated hitter or the specialty players who only pitch against left-handed hitters, but it's the constant change on the 25 ...

  • Mike

    Is Your favorite Economist Better Than Mine?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    The person(s) that says that they know how to fix our economy is just trying to pull a fast one. I would like to start by quoting Ben Smith of Politico when he said, “don't like economy we have? Just ...