Election 2012

IRS Internal Probe Hidden From Legislators, Ended Before Election

Tempers flared in a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing Wednesday, with members on both sides of the aisle castigating the Internal Revenue Service for targeting conservative groups with special scrutiny, and then hiding the practice from Congress

  • May 22, 2013
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  • DAVID MARTOSKO

Topless Activists Protest Italy’s President

Three topless feminists lunged at Italy’s Silvio Berlusconi as he arrived at a polling station in Milan to vote in a general election on Sunday, an AFP reporter at the scene said

  • February 25, 2013
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  • AFP

A Two Term Limit?

Congress passed the 22nd Amendment and the states later ratified it, stating that no President could serve more than two terms. With all of Congress’ good intentions, they may have actually eliminated a major political check and balance…

  • January 22, 2013
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  • Jason Worrell

Raid on Kenyan Village Leaves Dozens Dead

At least 39 people were killed when farmers raided a village of herders in south-eastern Kenya early on Friday in renewed fighting between two communities with a history of violent animosity, a police official said

  • December 21, 2012
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  • The Associated Press in Nairobi

Obama to Vacation in Hawaii While Country Goes Off Fiscal Cliff

President Obama is reportedly scheduled to be vacationing in Hawaii on January 2, the date billions in spending cuts – and untold consequences for the economy – will kick in if a deal is not reached on the fiscal cliff

  • November 29, 2012
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  • Keith Koffler

Tajikistan Blocks Facebook to Silence Critics of Country’s President

Tajikistan has blocked access to Facebook in response to a slew of comments spreading mud and slander about veteran President Imomali Rakhmon and officials in the Central Asian republic

  • November 27, 2012
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  • ROMAN KOZHEVNIKOV

Building a Revolutionary Political Social Network

Regardless of your views on our recent election, one thing that we can generally agree on is that our political system is broken. There are myriad contributors to our malaise, not the least of which is the voting system on which it’s all based

  • November 25, 2012
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  • Lucas Dailey

The White House Petition to Shut Down White House Petitions

It was not the most august period for the little-heralded online petition thingy. As you might imagine, natural consequences have followed in the form of a petitioner petitioning to stop all of the petitions, titled Shut down White House petitions, since they never get a sincere response, few read them, and they are ultimately worthless

  • November 20, 2012
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  • Jason Linkins

Far Right and Far Left Fooled Into Believing Their Own Spin

This month’s presidential election was between two fairly centrist candidates. And yet political discourse between ordinary Republicans and Democrats is more contentious and hostile than it’s been in decades

  • November 20, 2012
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  • Alesh Houdek

Votes Disappear in Philly

Within ten minutes of going through our list we came across an individual by the name of Joseph Morrissey, who was more than willing to tell us that he did in fact vote for Mitt Romney

  • November 16, 2012
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  • Jason Worrell

An Online Secession Storm

In the last four days more than 92,000 American citizens in the state of Texas have signed a petition, asking the Obama administration for permission to peacefully withdraw from the USA and create their own new government

  • November 14, 2012
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  • Anna Giaritelli

Romney Received ZERO Votes in Philly and Cleveland Districts… ?

In 59 voting districts in Philadelphia and nine districts in Cleveland, not a single person voted for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Election Day

  • November 13, 2012
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  • Jennifer White

Most Americans Want to do Away with Electoral College

According to a Rasmussen Poll, 56 percent of likely voters would support the idea of doing away with the Electoral College system of the United States

  • November 13, 2012
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  • Josh Kinney

Congress to Investigate Potential Political Cover-Up

CIA Director David Petraeus revealed his affair almost immediately after the election, even though the FBI may have discovered it months ago. The timing has caused Congress to wonder if it was a political cover-up to help Obama’s campaign

  • November 12, 2012
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  • RT News

Record Surge in Food Stamps

The number of Americans relying on food stamps to stay fed has been steadily on the rise, hitting an all-time record this year, with more than 47.1 million Americans using government assistance to obtain food

  • November 12, 2012
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  • RT News

Kuwaitis Protest Voting Rules

Tens of thousands of Kuwaitis packed into a square opposite parliament on Sunday in a peaceful opposition-led rally against new voting rules ahead of elections on Dec. 1.

  • November 12, 2012
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  • Reuters

Benghazi: The Fast and Furious Cover-Up Revisited

As the obvious scandal and cover-up over the Benghazi incident develops, let’s look back on another scandal and cover-up by the Obama administration for insight as to how they will handle this situation as well

  • November 12, 2012
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  • Jason Worrell

Was the Petraeus Affair Hushed due to Election?

President Obama faced allegations of a major political cover-up last night over the resignation of CIA chief General David Petraeus, who had an affair with a married woman

  • November 11, 2012
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  • CAROLINE GRAHAM and WILLIAM LOWTHER

Abandon Ship!

The man with quite possibly the most insight on what happened and what went wrong in Libya has resigned after the re-election of the President, but before he has to testify on what he knows

  • November 10, 2012
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  • Jason Worrell

The Aggressive War on Whistleblowers Continues…

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange polarizes people. Some love him, some hate him, others believe he is, whether knowingly or not, a useful tool for the spy hierarchy in the US and elsewhere in the West

  • November 8, 2012
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  • Steve Watson

The Showdown of the Century

But seeing as how America cannot see that both of these men will ultimately lead us to failure in one way or another and that candidates like Ron Paul as well as Third Party candidates have been shut out, we are left with no choice

  • November 6, 2012
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  • Brianna Jones

Thousands of Zombies Can Vote in California

A closer look at the data revealed that some of the dead people were not only registered, but somehow, even voted, several years after their death. Sometimes, clerks say the mistake can purely be a clerical error

  • November 6, 2012
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  • Stephen Stock, Felipe Escamilla and Kevin Nious

Rigging an Election is Easy

Millions of Americans are already waiting for hours outside of polling places to vote for the next president of the United States. All of that might not matter though, as some security pros say the entire election can be rigged all too easily

  • November 6, 2012
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  • RT News

Obama and Romney: Unfit to be President

Has the American public become so numb to the exercise of arbitrary power that they are unable to even raise a bleat while being led to the slaughter?

  • November 5, 2012
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  • Thomas Mullen
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