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    Romney/Ryan 2012?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    For all practical purposes, Mitt Romney is the likely GOP presidential nominee especially after sweeping Maryland, D.C. and Wisconsin last night. Rick Santorum has been mathematically eliminated unless you are a diehard supporter and are counting on delegates from Gingrich ...

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    The Ebb & Flow of the Trayvon Martin Case

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I've been interested in the Trayvon Martin case for about a couple weeks now. It's intriguing and bits and pieces are being leaked to the press every day. The leaks are not that unusual because in high profile cases such ...

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    The Complexities of Health Care

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I’ve been concerned about the rising cost of Health Care for 10 years or more. One day our company sat us down and told us that our insurance company was merely an underwriter, and that they were paying the actual ...

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    Retirement

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    An article in today's Houston Chronicle caught my eye. It was titled" In retirement, should you eat dessert first?" That's always been a question of mine, and it was part of my pre- retirement dream of buying a Winnebago and ...

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    A loss of liberties & freedoms?

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I've been hearing about lost liberty and freedoms from my libertarian friends for a long time. To them, not being able to light a cigarette in a restaurant is a lost freedom and a camera installed atop of a traffic ...

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    The Politics of Mistrust

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    There's always some level of mistrust, whether it be PTA meetings or for the parent of an inspiring little leaguer who thinks the manager is not doing enough to highlight Junior's talent. We see glimpses of that every day, the ...

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    Hopefully the last GOP debate

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I don't know if last night's GOP presidential debate in Arizona was the 22nd or the 122nd, but it had to be devastating for those wanting an important debate on the issues. It was a debate of silliness, pandering, and ...

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    Bin Laden is dead & GM is alive

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    The words “Bin Laden is dead and GM is alive" is the phrase the Democratic Party is using to counter the constant negativity of the right. It's a catch phrase like "cut and run" the GOP used every time they ...

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    The politics of uncertainty

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    I've been fascinated with this election year because of all the uncertainty. Just as I started getting comfortable in my easy chair listening to the pundit's plot the Obama v Romney strategy, along comes Rick Santorum. It's now a temporary ...

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    The Ron Paul-Mitt Romney alliance

    By Mike in Politcs Plus

    The pundits have reported that Mitt Romney did not have a single Republican friend among the 2008 presidential candidates. Perhaps, there were talking about the top-tier candidates but Romney and Paul became personal friends in 2008 and so did their ...

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