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Entries for December, 2010 in Politcs Plus

  • Mike

    A novel idea

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    In two short weeks, Congress just proved it could work in a bipartisan manner to pass major pieces of legislation. Perhaps, we should save all the major pieces of legislation until last two weeks of the year. At least we ...

  • Mike

    Sanctimonious Liberals?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    The talking heads and the printed news media are taking every vote that Congress makes in this lame duck session and applying their spin on the final outcome. It's as if I'm reading the sports section to hear sports analysis ...

  • Mike

    We don't do that anymore

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Some old timers aren't exaggerating a bit when they say “now I've seen everything." On our way back from Houston the other day, my wife and I decided to drive through the old Richmond-Rosenberg downtown areas (I have never been ...

  • Mike

    The " No Labels Party"

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Today, about 1000 people will meet in New York City to hear Mayor Bloomberg kick off the "No Labels" organization. A group determined to reduce the excessive polarization in our politics. I affectionately call them “the mushy center” but I ...

  • Mike

    My wavering party of choice

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I can remember standing in line waiting to buy the glue, poster board, and other essentials for one of my children's projects that was due the next day. I remember the lectures I gave them, telling them that I wished ...

  • Mike

    A constant state of confusion

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    We can land a man on the moon and use a smart bomb to hit a target 3000 miles away with a high degree of accuracy but we can't decide what macroeconomic model to use in finding a way out ...

  • Mike

    One economy....Different view points

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I can't seem to get a solid answer as to why it we're in the mess that we are in. The obvious answer is that we spent more than we took in. I'm more interested how we got here and ...

  • Mike

    Mr. President:Please Step Up

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Yesterday, senate minority leader Mitch McConnell presented senate majority leader Harry Reid a letter signed by all 42 republican senators saying they will filibuster any legislative measure prior to consideration of tax cuts and budget matters. That's a new one; ...