All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Election’

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

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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

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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…

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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