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    I Understand Right -Wing and Speak It Fluently.

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Last week, a poster commented that liberals don’t understand. I can’t speak for all liberals, but I was born and raised in Victoria County over 68 years ago so I understand the language. I know when a right winger calls ...

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    Executive Orders

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Executive orders have been around since day one, when George Washington in 1873 instructed his federal officers to prosecute any citizen from interfering with the war between England and France. Executive orders are not specifically mentioned in the United States ...

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    It was a Great SOTU Speech

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I know the speech didn’t get great reviews from the major newspapers or from those who oppose the president. It didn’t even have a sound bite that will be remembered for years to come. As a democrat, the speech made ...

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    Our Destiny is in Your Hands

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    As voters, we have control of our own destiny, but unfortunately, we leave it in the hands of irrational politicians like Nevada lawmaker, Jim Wheeler, who recently said “I’d vote for slavery if that’s what his constituents wanted. “If we ...

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    When Technology Fails

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    My technology woes began about three weeks ago when my Windows 7 desktop was infected with adware. Those critters were slipping past the free Microsoft Essential virus protector. I remembered that Best Buy gave me a malware/adware /virus protector named ...

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    It's Time to Increase the Federal Minimum Wage

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I don't see companies boosting wages on their own in this economy because of economic theory that we adapted to in the 1980s. The other day I heard Speaker Boehner repeat the conservative talking point “if you increase the costs ...

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    What do you think of the Iran nuclear deal?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    This temporary deal is a jump ball where reasonable people can come to different conclusions. I think it all boils down to trust but there is also a level of fear and hope that comes into play. Right now,no side ...

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    The Pros and Cons of Invoking the Nuclear Option

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    This past Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid won a procedural vote to kill the minorities’ right to filibuster judicial and executive appointees, otherwise known as the ‘nuclear option.’ The right to filibuster Supreme Court nominees and legislation remained intact. ...

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    What Liberal Bias in the Media ?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    Yesterday, I had to recheck my program guide because I thought that the so-called mainstream media had morphed into Fox News, Info Wars, and the Drudge Report. In fact, Fox News Sunday’s coverage of the administration’s Obamacare problems was pretty ...

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    Obamacare or Bust!

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    In my last blog ‘When is a lie a lie?’ I said that the president should probably go around the country and apologize for misleading the country. I’ve had a slight change of heart since then after listening to some ...

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