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The Democratic Party Continues to Tilt to the Left

Hillary Clinton’s shift to the Left continues unabated and two recent events showcase why.  Late last week Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders unveiled a progressive dream of making public colleges free for all.   688 more words



Hi, I’m Apple…

…and I’m Ginger.

And what a month it’s been in our lovely little village of Upton Went.

Yes, the general election and the 70th anniversary of V.E. 654 more words


Elections offer great opportunities for observing body language

I know it’s all over this time round but I wrote a post last time about this topic and thought it worth recycling and editing just for the links. 99 more words


Hate Crime in St Louis Park

Red Herring Alert recently learned about an attack against one of our favorite candidates, Doug Daggett.  In 2014, Doug challenged Congressman, Keith Ellison for his seat in CD-5.  739 more words


Malaysia fast becoming a fascist state

COMMENT The increasingly and desperate use of oppressive laws like the Sedition Act 1948 is evidence enough that Malaysia is fast becoming a fascist state. By fascism, is meant a system of government marked by oppressive controls, violent suppression of the opposition, and typically a policy of belligerent nationalism and racist and religious extremism. 625 more words


Turks in US begin voting in Turkey's elections

17 May 2015 Sunday

Turkish citizens in the U.S. began voting at polling stations set up inside the Turkish embassy and consulates Saturday to participate in their country’s general election that officially begins on June 7. 341 more words

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Local elections in Spain test upstart parties' voter appeal

May 24, 2015

MADRID (AP) — Local elections in much of Spain could see two upstart parties end nearly four decades of dominance by the conservative Popular Party and the center-left Socialists. 98 more words