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    U.S. troops leave Iraqi cities

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    We don’t need to hang a “Mission Accomplished” banner but American combat troops have finally withdrawn from all Iraqi cities just ahead of the deadline outlined in the “Status of Forces” agreement, President Bush and Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki signed. ...

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    Factcheck.org: ACORN employess will not be taking census

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Michelle Bachman, Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity, Rush Limbaugh, Michael Savage, Fox News and some republican members of Congress are spreading a conspiracy theory that ACORN ,under the guise as 2010 census takers will be responsible for going to a door ...

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    House passes historic climate change bill

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    The house passed a historic bill to address the threat of climate change by a narrow margin of 219 to 212, with 44 Democrats voting against it. This bill had the Green Party screaming because it was too weak and ...

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    Is this the fall of Islamic theocracy in Iran?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    In this modern day of Twitter, Facebook, and Goggle where individuals are free to exchange, express, and seek out answers to dogma; a country ruled by a theory of “blind obedience” will slowly give way to a more practical style ...

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    A fiesty "Morning Joe"

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    It’s a good thing that Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski were broadcasting from South Beach Florida and Chris Matthews was in the New York MSNBC studio because this group was at each other’s throat from the opening bell. Chris Matthews ...

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    A North Korean threat?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    A South Korean intelligence official told the United States that a North Korean cargo ship appears to be headed toward Myanmar caring banned weapons. The official spoke on condition of anonymity, citing the sensitive nature of the information but it ...

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    The Health Care Reform debate continues

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I miscalculated the Health Care reform argument because it seems we cannot go to step two without addressing the public option. It seems to be that proverbial 600 pound elephant in the room. A recent New York Times/CBS poll found ...

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    Fox ...Please

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    You would think a major network like Fox News would try to maintain some sort credibility, but they are doubling down on letting their pundits spread some outrageous claims. that can easily be checked with Google, YouTube, or various fact ...

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    Inside the numbers

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Although there are some polls that might contradict the analysis of the Wall Street Journal/ NBC poll, I prefer the questions and summary of this poll. I’m aware of polls are just a snapshot of the present time, but it ...

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    Do words matter?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Yesterday was a frustrating day, I felt like the lab rat inside a wheel going around and around but always coming back to the same place of “government run Health Care, insurance companies going bankrupt, and doctors leaving the profession.” ...

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    Liberals are challenging Obama

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    According to a recent Gallup poll, the president is enjoying a 65% approval rating, so the displeasure coming from the base will only help the president with the moderates. The liberals will still support this president because the alternative is ...

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    Naysayers's "Special Rule"

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    The Sunday talk shows were complete waste of my time because it the same old tired arguments that do not generate compromise or new ideas. Sometimes I wish they would pass a rule to allow the louder, obnoxious, minority party ...

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    It's not always Left v Right

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Nowadays it’s quite commonplace to blame human behavior on a political stance. The other night David Letterman made a crude and insensitive joke about Sarah Palin’s daughter. He said that “Palin’s daughter had sex with Alex Rodriguez during the seventh ...

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    Health Care reform:Coming soon?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    The numbers are startling, according to a recent CNN poll, 69% of Americans think we need Health Care Reform and that everyone should be insured. We may have the best Health Care in the world but it is 50% more ...

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    Boycotting an American president

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Right wing conservative talk show host ,Hugh Hewitt and Rush Limbaugh are teaming up, to urge their listeners to boycott GM Motors in some sort a weird effort, to save the free enterprise system. It’s just another attempt at sabotaging ...

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    Cap-and-Trade Cost myth

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Although a carbon tax or a cap -and -trade bill must clear about eight committees before becoming law, the myth that it would cost every household in America $3,100 has been debunked by the Environmental Protection Agency and Factcheck.org. The ...

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    You might be a right-winger if

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    As I was riding my bike through the Lone Tree Biking/Walking Trail, I passed the time by trying to come up some traits of a right-winger, borrowing the Jeff Foxworthy “You might be redneck” theme. 1.You might be a right-winger ...

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    Barack Hussein Obama:Doing it his way

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Barack Hussein Obama should continue to use his middle –name until it becomes as common place as Juan, Jethro, and Leroy because letting the right-wing use it to score cheap political points will continue. We currently have over 7,000 Muslim ...

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    Diverting attention

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I was starting to feel better because most of my fellow Victorians agreed that standing over a defenseless 16 year old and pumping more shots into his body, at point blank range, was cold-blooded murder. Yesterday, Newt Gingrich backed off ...

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    Using Socialism as a scare tactic

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Mr. Raymond Smith wrote a letter to the editor this morning, blaming the liberals and non- Christians for trying to lead America to a road of Socialism. He claims up until last year the word Socialism was seldom heard of ...