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  • Mike

    Janet Napolitano should not have backed down

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Homeland security Director, Janet Napolitano, should've never have backed down from enforcing the memo entitled "Right-wing extremism: current economic and political climate human resurgence in radicalization and recruitment. She would've been vindicated with the arrest of nine right wing Christians ...

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    Why so much anger?: Allow me to answer

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    This is just a response to the letter writer from Edna that asked the question "Why much anger”; then went onto tell everyone how it was the Democrats and Bill Clinton's fault. The letter writer's partisan view, distorts history because ...

  • Mike

    Economic recovery: Austin will lead the way

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I just finished reading an interesting Times Magazine article called "How to create a job” by Barbara Kiviat. Austin, Texas was a centerpiece because of its built-in advantages over other cities. It starts off with an educated population ( 43% ...

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    Signed into law

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Today, President Obama signed the historic Health Care Reform bill that president's Teddy & Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, Richard Nixon, and Bill Clinton tried to pass. During the next 20 hours of debate; Republican senators will try to derail, delay, ...

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    The final push

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    As I listened to President Obama speak to the enthusiastic crowd in Strongsville, Ohio; I wondered why more Democratic representatives and senators were not out there on the stump making the case for health care reform as passionately as he ...

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    Nationalizing local races?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I don't usually concern myself with local politics. I will vote but I don't find the need to comment on every nickel and dime the city and county spends but Sunday's Advocate article titled "Uphill battle for local Dems" by ...

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    Governor Bill White?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Since I don't do "hold my nose and vote” or “lesser of” I have not cast a vote for governor since the late Ann Richards. Yesterday's Houston Chronicle's headline "Dems' rosiest outlook in years" made me sit up and take ...

  • Mike

    Do your homework..Then challange the candidates

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Have you noticed how talking points are being taken for a political stance without being challenged? What does a candidate mean by wanting a smaller government? What will he/she cut and still have a functional smaller government? We should ask ...