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Entries for October, 2010 in Politcs Plus

  • Mike

    Be careful of what you wish for

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    This is one election I am not looking forward to.... I'm not going to stay up to watch the election results; I will be content to read the results next Wednesday morning. On the national front ,it doesn't really matter ...

  • Mike

    Water privatization is morally wrong

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    An article by Newsweek's Jeneen Interlandi, made sit up and take notice of just how close we are to destroying ourselves. The article was titled “The New Oil" Should private companies control our most precious natural resource? The author begins ...

  • Mike

    Water: The next wedge issue

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I'm a little late in concerning myself with the water issue; putting me way behind, but there are forces out there that will put us in a bind if we let them. Some unlikely sources such as cities, environmentalist, and ...

  • Mike

    We don't want to give an inch

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    As I looked around the table, I noticed that the old retirees I was with were in the same place that the country seems to be in today. Everyone wants to be heard, no one wants to listen, and everyone's ...

  • Mike

    Two more weeks of crazy

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    If you heard it once; you've heard it a dozen times.. Voters do not like all the negativity in political campaigns; it turns away likely voters. That may be true but it works. Yesterday, the Houston Chronicle ran a story ...

  • Mike

    What went wrong?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    This blog it just my independent unofficial analysis of the upcoming national midterm elections. It will have a little bit of a partisan outlook but that's to be expected; that's who I am. I'm not going to lie but none ...

  • Mike

    Behind the scenes

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I have learned that president Obama has proposed a series of mini- Manhattan projects to tackle our future energy needs. Tom Friedman, columnist for the New York Times, wrote about the $25 million(that's million not billions) 2010 budget request for ...

  • Mike

    Myths, lies, and superstition

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    This blog will never resonate with those that believe that if we would just light the cigars of the corporate CEOs, refresh their drink, furnish them with a $5.00 an hour chauffeur, reduce their taxes to near zero, and disband ...

  • Mike

    Build it...Jobs will come

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I guess one of the most important rules of problem solving is identifying the problem. Right now, 112 million out of the current 155 million jobs in this country are service related jobs; these are retail stores and services associated ...

  • Mike

    If you didn't pay the $75...burn baby burn

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    A few days ago the fire department of South Fulton, Tennessee sat and watched as Gene Cranick's family home burned to the ground because he forgot to pay his $75.00 fire protection fee. He offered to pay whatever it took, ...

  • Mike

    In any other year

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    This year, will be one to remember; it will be the year where incumbents were replaced with mediocre candidates. It didn't take much; “We’re mad; throw the bums out" seems to be the platform. On the national front, the wannabes ...