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    Ideology trumps common sense

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    We just received the worse jobs report since December of 2010, but our politicians are putting this issue on the back burner, so they can come up with a plan to keep us from defaulting on our debt. The plan ...

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    Silence,sometimes I love that sound

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    After 65 years about the only thing, that's remained in tiptop shape is my hearing. I attribute that to the dislike of loud music, loud people, a loud TV, and deafening noise in general. I used to ace all my ...

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    Our Constitution

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Although it only contains about 8000 words, the United States Constitution is probably the most misunderstood document, we have. It is often misquoted and misinterpreted. The most annoying words I hear from posters, politicians, and others that misinterpret our constitution ...

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    Afghanistan Indecision

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    President Obama spoke for 10 minutes last night to tell the nation what most of us already knew; he would order 10,000 troops to be withdrawn from up from Afghanistan by the end of this year and about 23,000 by ...

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    House Defunds Libya War

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    This past Monday, the House of Representatives passed an amendment attached to the military appropriations' bill, which will defund the war in Libya by a vote of the 248-163. The bipartisan amendment was submitted by Rep. Sherman (D-CA). In hindsight, ...

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    Houston Astros to AL West?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I can no longer ignore the rumor that the Houston Astros might be going to the American League Western Division... I first read about it, in an article written by Buster Olney for ESPN, then Richard Justice wrote a positive ...

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    Myths and our economic recovery

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I'm still disappointed because we don't have answers for our current economic situation. The proposals we hear are 180┬░opposite of one another. Since they are that far apart, it makes it nearly impossible to come up with a compromise. The ...

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    Remembering Theodore

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    It's been two years since Theodore died but for some strange reason we always find little things here and there that remind us of a cat we called "Theo" for short, but I'm pretty sure he would've preferred Theodore; he ...

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    Mind Boggling

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    As I was waiting for the jobs report this morning; I had to listen to what pundits thought was the compelling news of the day. In no special order, they went on to report about the mystery of congressman Weiner's ...

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    Who's afraid of Elizabeth Warren?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Elizabeth Warren is a Harvard law professor who is currently serving as Assistant to the President and Special Adviser to the Secretary of the Treasury on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. She used to be the chair of the Congressional ...

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