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Entries for July, 2011 in Politcs Plus

  • Mike

    The circus continues

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I can't remember ever seeing a dysfunctional government that is willing to go into default, just to prove an ideological point. I have never witnessed a political argument in a public establishment but even that is no longer so. After ...

  • Mike

    Polictics win-America loses

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I know that I probably should get a life, but I don't golf, hunt or fish and the beginning of NFL football is still a month away, so the inside baseball of the debt ceiling fight is the contact sport ...

  • Mike

    We are down to a week

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    The latest proposal by Senate majority leader, Harry Reid, will have $2.7 trillion in cuts, no tax increases, and it would raise the debt limit beyond the 2013 political season. Of the $2.7 trillion in cuts, one trillion dollars would ...

  • Mike

    When do we call it a lie?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    In my heyday, we used to call a person a liar if they were lying, but today it's, as if we're walking on eggshells to avoid doing that. It's very common to hear a pundit correct his guest and then ...

  • Mike

    Whatever Happened to the Old Baseball Card Shows?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    When you're advanced in years and retired just everything you do is magnified and sometimes the things we see, do, and hear; jolts our memory back to yesteryear. A few months ago, when I finished cleaning out the garage, I ...

  • Mike

    The white flag of surrender or am I missing something?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Yesterday, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell divulged his plan C, allowing the president to demand up to $2.4 trillion in new borrowing authority but he would have to do it in three different submissions. The debt limit would automatically take affect ...

  • Mike

    Ideology trumps common sense

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    We just received the worse jobs report since December of 2010, but our politicians are putting this issue on the back burner, so they can come up with a plan to keep us from defaulting on our debt. The plan ...

  • Mike

    Silence,sometimes I love that sound

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    After 65 years about the only thing, that's remained in tiptop shape is my hearing. I attribute that to the dislike of loud music, loud people, a loud TV, and deafening noise in general. I used to ace all my ...