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Entries for February, 2011 in Politcs Plus

  • Mike

    Have they no shame?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I have to admit of being engulfed in the details of the Iraq war because I never thought there was enough evidence of collaboration with Al qaida or that the country had large quantities of weapons of mass destruction to ...

  • Mike

    Government shutdown?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    In 11 days our Federal legislators will have to agree to raise the debt ceiling or shut down the government. The House of Representatives passed a $61 billion of spending cuts attached to their continuing resolution. The vote was strictly ...

  • Mike

    An all out effort to break up the unions

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    This morning I had to sit there and listen to a one-sided exaggerated point of view from Joe Scarborough on how public unions differ from private unions because they're bankrupting states. Joe always thinks that being the loudest voice in ...

  • Mike

    Green is the color of solutions

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I've often wondered why the environmentalist and the corporate heads are always at each other's throats instead of sitting down and working things out. I know all about the stale arguments of “the greedy corporations don't care about the environment" ...

  • Mike

    The politics of the federal budget

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I've been very critical of Fox's Chris Wallace, but I have to tip my hat to him for being the only journalist to take both parties to task for not tackling the 500 pound gorilla in the room in tackling ...

  • Mike

    Baseball is in the air

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    As I was rounding the corner on my way to Lowes this Saturday; I noticed some kids taking batting practice in the cages at Memorial.It's that time, spring is in the air so it must be time for the kids ...

  • Mike

    What's in a word like exceptionalism?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Sunday's Houston Chronicle, featured an article written by conservative Pulitzer Prize winner Kathleen Parker. The title of her artice was " With all its problems, is the U.S. still 'exceptional?" She goes on to explain how the word exceptional a ...