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    Now ,we are getting somewhere

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    The two presidential candidates have been going back and forth with fruitless ideas to fix the economy for quite some time.  There is nothing the candidates can do about gas prices, Fannie and Freddie, or the GMC layoffs.  I know ...

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    Go ahead and buy that Toyota Prius

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Strangers are always coming up  my wife and I asking us how we like our Toyota Prius. I never get to answer, because my wife practically jumps in front of me (face all lit up), eagerly telling them it was her ...

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    The Straight Talk Express has been derailed

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    The old straight shooter of the 2000 campaign is now controlled message McCain. New campaign strategist Steve Schmidt, carefully screens reporters that board the “Straight Talk Express private jet.  Journalists that ask those pesky questions McCain does not feel comfortable ...

  • Mike

    The surge worked ,we won

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    You might come away with that assumption if you had watched any of the Sunday talk shows.  The John McCain campaign was in full force spreading the message “the surge worked." It started on Fox news Sunday, with Bill Kristol ...

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    A constant battle..Does it have to be?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    The recent issue of Times had an interesting article titled “The New Patriotism” by Richard Stengel.  The author said patriotism has always been the most abstract of American values.  Conservatives and liberals have been arguing the definition of patriotism for ...

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    What are we afraid of?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    The Supreme Court recently ruled that the prisoners at Guantánamo Bay can have the opportunity to challenge the accusations in a court of law.  The court restored the centuries-old habeas corpus.  The court did not say that United States could ...

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    Not that important?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    On military matters, I usually give John McCain the benefit of the doubt, because he is a true American hero, and I would never question his support for the troops.  He has tested my beliefs, recently.  When the senator was ...

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    Finally

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    The Senate intelligence committee found Iraq intelligence exaggerations. I have been waiting for this report for three years.  Nothing new to me in these findings, but it should take all the talking points used to justify this war of choice; ...

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    Bill O'Reilly v Scott McClellan

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Last night's Scott McClellan's interview with Bill O'Reilly had to be the worst ever. It was more of a hit job, or a stern lecture from Bill O'Reilly, than it was an interview. O'Reilly seemed more concerned with George W. ...

  • Mike

    A little late, Scott McClellan

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Scott McClellan blamed the so-called liberal media, saying it was too differential to the White House, while they were selling the propaganda to go to war in Iraq.  Scott pedaled the administration's garbage as press secretary from July 2003 until ...

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