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Entries for April, 2009 in Politcs Plus

  • Mike

    Civil Unions/Gay-marriage:What's the difference?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Perhaps Mr. Tasin was compelled by the recent right-wing blog articles urging their readers to call their representatives and urging them to vote against giving homosexuals protective status under the “Hate Crimes” legislation. They called it a trending doomsday; for ...

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    Senator Specter will switch parties?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    This will be huge if he wins his back his senate seat in November 2010….He won’t make this move for thirteen months and he said he will give back his GOP contributions…With Al Franken a sure bet to be sworn ...

  • Mike

    President Obama's first 100 days

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Despite the constant barrage of negativity from the Washington Times, New, York Post, Wall Street Journal (editorial page), Fox News talking heads, 400 talk radio hosts, right-wing blogs and the tea parties; a new poll by The Washington Post, 69 ...

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    Torture:Prosecute or look the other way?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    The recently released memos did not surprise me at all, because Ron Susskind’s book “The 1% Doctrine” revealed much of what was in those memos; way back in 2006. Yesterday’s Senate Armed Services Committee reported torture policies way back in ...

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    A different view

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I could not post a rebuttal to Kenneth's letter ,but I have a different take on his comments. Homeland Security leaders defend memo on veterans • Tim Talley • 2009 Apr 20 OKLAHOMA CITY Top Department of Homeland Security officials ...

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    A political civil war?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    The partisan food fights during the Nixon, Clinton, and Bush era, cannot compete with today’s partisan divide. In some cases the liberals and conservatives has switched ideological positions. The blogs, cable news, and talk radio serve as a catalyst to ...

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    Tea parties and Secession

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    The “Joe the plumber”, Sarah Palin and Ron Paul wing of the Republican Party took to the streets a couple of nights ago to stage a national anti-Obama, anti-taxes and pretty much an anti-federal government rally. In fact our governor ...

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    A dose of reality

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    The right has been groaning, moaning, and they are outright angry because President Obama blamed America and Europe for what he called “the drift” in the transatlantic alliance in recent years. Sean Hannity said the speech was proof of Obama’s ...