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Entries for April, 2011 in Politcs Plus

  • Mike

    I need a vacation

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Have you ever thought that life was out to get you?... Now that my wife and I are retired, we are at the place we dreamed of for over 40 years. We always talked of a time, when we could ...

  • Mike

    President Obama to show Long Form Birth Certificate

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    In about 15 minutes the president of United States Barack Obama will have a press conference to announce that he has released his long form birth certificate. The White House made this decision about a week ago; I saw the ...

  • Mike

    The Market Can't Cure Medicare

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    "The Market Can't cure Medicare" and why competition won't lower prices is the name of a time magazine article I just completed. The article was written by Bill Saporito. I'm like everyone else, I love market driven proposals and remedies, ...

  • Mike

    Do you still own a landline phone?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    After 40 years of being a faithful customer of Ma Bell, my wife and I will cut the land line cord and rely on our cell phones. It's going to seem odd not having a listing in the White Pages. ...

  • Mike

    Is altruism eveil?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I couldn't figure out why the Republican Party would risk alienating seniors just before the 2012 elections. The house republicans have adopted the Paul Ryan budget proposal which will eliminate Medicare and Medicaid as we know it. Congressman Paul Ryan ...

  • Mike

    Ideological lines are being drawn in the sand

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    The only thing certain is that something has to give the because the ideological lines have been drawn in the sand. The president said Medicare will not be privatized on his watch and that the Bush tax cuts will be ...

  • Mike

    The devil is in the details

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    We are in phase one of three congressional battles that are looming this year. Phase one is to fund the government of the next six months, phase two will be the 2012 budget, and the most important one will be ...