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McCain-The Hedgehog--Honor First for America

October 19, 2017

It isn’t hard to guess who John McCain had in mind when, in a speech on Monday at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia — the finest speech of his storied political career — he denounced the “half-baked, spurious nationalism cooked up by people who would rather find scapegoats than solve problems.” 873 more words

Governance

American dirty politics

All out in the open for everyone to see.

It’s intetesting to see two completely different view points spun by conservatives and liberals.

Trump said he had proof. 36 more words

Politics

The new way to stay in power - do nothing (and just one Tory rebels)

The new way to stay in power – abstain on anything important

“… Dr Wollaston, chairwoman of the health committee, at one stage threatened to vote against the Government unless ministers recognised they need to address a “fundamental flaw”. 536 more words

Accountability

Oposição avisa May de que irá bloquear 'brexit' sem acordo

A primeira-ministra britânica levantou a possibilidade de o país ter de sair sem acordo.

O parlamento britânico irá bloquear qualquer saída da União Europeia sem acordo com Bruxelas, avisou hoje um responsável do Partido Trabalhista britânico. 140 more words

Politics

Malaysia's GE-14: Najib will strike when he is ready

October 19, 2017

Malaysia’s GE-14: Najib will strike when he is ready

by Marzuki Mohamad

http://www.newmandala.org

All the Advantages of Incumbency stacked in his favour, Najib is in no hurry to call for General Elections. 1,288 more words

Politics

Almost Half Of Voters Believe Media Makes Up Stories About Trump, Poll Reveals

By Kristine Marsh ~

More bad news for the liberal media.

According to a poll conducted by Politico and Morning Consult, nearly half of American voters distrust the media’s reporting on President Trump and his administration. 492 more words

Public Opinion

Let the People Vote! How Democracy Prevails Over All.

In the current state of affairs it seems impossible judge the effectiveness of democracy. However, if you look closer at the recent changes to British politics (and worldwide politics, for that matter), it can be surprisingly revealing. 1,016 more words

Politics