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Valentine's Day 2007
Dysfunction - Is this the new American Condition?
February 14, 2007
Mike Thomson's Political Evolution
Or, how I left Grandpa and found Lou Dobbs...
January 31, 2007
Political Correctness and Revisionism
The pragmatism of fools.
January 10, 2007
Gerald Ford
An unsung national savior.
December 27, 2006
Is King George in Danger of Impeachment?
A Modern Pharaoh is Confronted by a Collective Moses.
December 13, 2006
Catching Up!
A server outage provides time for reflection.
November 29, 2006
Skipping with 'Skippy'
The vagaries of politics in Lower Alabama.
October 11, 2006
Should The U.S. Deport Cardinal Roger M. Mahoney?
Given recent events, this might not be such a bizarre idea.
October 3, 2006
Reconquistas Go Home!
The time for political correctness is over...
September 27, 2006
Reconquistas
Soon to become a very common expression...
September 13, 2006
The Silly Season of Our Discontent
Politics and personalities that confuse the news.
August 30, 2006
Immigrants
All of us have a stake in changes to our immigration laws.
August 16, 2006
Heated Ponderings
Rambling thoughts about current events while escaping the heat.
August 2, 2006
Who Let The Dogs Out?
Don't bring a terrier to a dogfight with a Plott!
July 19, 2006
Be The Best That You Can Be...
Given all of our choices, it's probably the best.
July 5, 2006
Are We Trapped In Iraq?
The truth is not going to set us free...
June 21, 2006
A Quick Trip Across The UK and Ireland
You can make a lot of miles in a few days time.
June 7, 2006
In The News...
Matt Drudge is changing our expectations.
April 26, 2006
Off The Beaten Path...
Harpers Ferry, West Virgina - a historical interlude.
April 5, 2006
Allahu Akbar!
This phrase is becoming more common in our military and our prisons.
March 21, 2006
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Author Bio:  Michael H. Thomson
Born in Madison, Wisconsin - reared in New York, Michigan, Alabama, and Tennessee - Mike Thomson spent twenty-nine years as a career member of the National Guard (combination of Army and Air and two years in the Marine Corps Reserve) serving in Wisconsin, Tennessee, Germany, Washington D.C., Alabama, and finally in Texas where he retired - but not for long... He started a second career in the trucking industry working in personnel, sales, and marketing.

Mike is a former faculty member of the I.G. Brown Air National Guard Training and Education Center.

Views:

  • Although Mike was once active in the Republican Party - serving as county chairman, state committeeman, and Republican nominee in his district for State Representative, Mike is an independent in political philosophy - believing there is no perfect political party.

  • Mike believes given the wrong set of circumstances - The United States could become a dictatorship dominated by the Right or the Left. Despite 9-11, Katrina, and numerous hurricanes in Florida - events that should pull the country together, Mike sees more division than ever.

  • Mike believes people at or below the poverty line in this country have as much a right to be heard as those above that line. The Katrina disaster illustrates dramatically the unempowered status of the poor in the United States.

  • Mike believes freedom of expression is our most valuable gift.
Most Troubling Quote:

With a record-setting 2 million people now locked up in American jails and prisons, the United States has overtaken Russia with a higher percentage of its citizens behind bars than any other country - The Baltimore Sun, June 1, 2003

More About Mike:

Mike is Publications Editor and columnist for the Partial Observer as well as having written several articles. Mike recently completed a novel entitled The Publisher, an action adventure novel about corruption, greed, murder, and debauchery in an oil and timber rich southern Alabama town. Information about The Publisher can be found at www.thomsontalks.com.

In 2007, Mike will release the non-fictional account of the events surrounding the abduction murder and rape of Stephanie King, a 16 year old student who was abducted from a church in Brewton, Alabama.

Mike and his wife, Elizabeth live in Virginia. Michael Thomson is on Facebook.

Author's Website:
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Most Popular by Michael H. Thomson
A Criticism of MSNBC
You should have left Don Imus on the radio.
April 6, 2005
Revisiting Don Imus
Maybe Contessa Brewer DID drive him nuts!
January 18, 2006
Five Catholics on the Supreme Court
Is this diversity or domination by the papacy?
November 2, 2005
Organized Hate
Hate groups still dot the American landscape.
January 4, 2006
Stabilization in Iraq
A win-win solution for everyone except the bad guys...
April 25, 2007

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