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Entries for January, 2009 in Politcs Plus

  • Mike

    Is the Republican Party irrelevant?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

     I know the title seems controversial and downright offensive especially in this conservative city but that was the title of C-SPAN's topic of discussion this morning.  CNN ran a similar segment titled “Is Rush Limbaugh the new voice of the ...

  • Mike

    It passed the house with no GOP help

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    After a long hard grueling week of watching the Obama administration’s every move, Drudge, Rush, Malkin, and Hannity reported back to their flock in real-time and gave their version of the facts.  The local conservatives and Republicans are becoming deficit ...

  • Mike

    Act like the majority party.

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    It is quite apparent to me that the republicans do not want any part of a good faith negotiation.  Rush Limbaugh and former Ohio secretary of state and RNC chairman candidate Ken Blackwell are urging congressional conservatives to oppose the ...

  • Mike

    And now they protest

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Last night John Stewart showed some old clips of Bill O'Reilly and Sean Hannity vigorously claiming that it was treasonous to speak ill of the commander-in-chief while this country is at war.  Guess what?  We are still at war but ...

  • Mike

    Day one of a new era

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    We have come a long way from some saying that Barack Obama was not black enough, and then he was Muslim, not born in this country, the first black president and now some dispute the claim of him being the ...

  • Mike

    Investigate or forget and forgive?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Barack Obama,Joe Biden, Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi  and Rohm Emanuel have all been asked if the Obama administration will investigate the Bush Administration for war crimes,politzing the justice department.signing statements, and circumventing the FISA Court . First that will be ...

  • Mike

    A summary of the Democrat house stimulus plan

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    This is the rough draft of proposals to stimulate the economy as the democrats see it. This will have to be debated and sent over to the senate for their debates.This looks like (as promised) to be a top heavy infrastructure ...

  • Mike

    Texas on board with clean air and climate change measures

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I thought Texas would continue its anti-clean air practices in pursuit of profit, mentality. The Bush administration and the Texas Legislator allowed many of the worse polluters free reign with its grandfathered policies. It seems all that will come t ...

  • Mike

    What a week for national politcs

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich gets impeached (114-1), Obama upset Senator Feinstein with his CIA choice, and key democrats are trying to make  a line in the sand against the upcoming stimulus package. Governor Blagojevich is as crooked as the day ...

  • Mike

    Fear mongering,sensationalism, or public awareness?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Am I the only person that thinks the Victoria Advocate is going overboard with its constant articles, editorials, and blogs on the imminent danger of the Mexican drug cartel to our city?  Do the recent drug busts or stops in ...

  • Mike

    A few bumps in the road

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    My democrats are making the swearing in ceremony harder than they need to be.  Illinois Governor Rod Blagovich turned a routine appointment into a Federal investigation by trying to sell the senate seat of president-elect Barack Obama,  Minnesota has a ...