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    The Politics of fear

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    With people going around saying “These are scary times”, what does a person do? Ignore them or follow their lead. I say neither but try to set aside a small part of your time to check out the potential threats. ...

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    The 2008 Presidential Race : As I see it

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    First the Republican Party because it is still in sate of disarray since they don’t have a candidate that hits the 30% nationally. Giuliani is on top at 28% approval in the GOP primary.   Rudy Giuliani is the ultimate ...

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    Democratic debate in Vegas- a slugfest ?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    If you wanted a bout, the first ten minutes or so was devoted to Obama and Edwards taking their best jabs at Hillary. If facial expressions count, then IMO her makeup did crack with all the pressure of her frowns, ...

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    Saying our last goodbye

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I am usually a private person and I seldom share a personal story but in this holiday season I will make this one exception. Mother passed away this past July; probate was a couple weeks ago and now it the ...

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    Religion and politics do they mix?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    To me, it’s like water and oil they just don’t mix. Let me clarify that statement. Politics by nature is about making back room deals and for the most part it is sleazy. On the other hand religion is about ...

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    Blaming the far left for America's ills

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    If we don’t have a problem invent one and blame it on the far left, it’s like living in a world full of Bill O’Reillys or Billo wannabes. I chuckle every time some one comes up with a story about ...

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    Robertson endorses Giuliani

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Robertson endorses Giuliani When I first heard this, I couldn’t stop laughing. The man who agreed with Falwell when Falwell stated that the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks were caused by “pagans, abortionists, feminists, gays, lesbians, the American Civil Liberties ...

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    the surge in Iraq?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

     I met a long time friend of mine who happens to be a self proclaimed social conservative. After 30 minutes of the usual catching up, he hit me with a statement I wish the Democrats would answer aggressively and with ...

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    The FairTax Debate

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    The FairTax is basically a federal consumer sales tax of 23%.  The FairTax proponents say it is inclusion, which means it is included as one price. This is the debate comes in. George Bush’s Panel on Tax Reform disagrees with ...

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    Is water boarding torture?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    The Judiciary Committee advanced Attorney General designate Michael Mukasey’s nomination to the Senate floor Tuesday by a vote of 11-8.  Chuck Schumer’s excuse “he will probably be better than the one the president will choose on a recess appointment”. How ...

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