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Seventy-five years ago Dorothy Tangney became the first woman to be elected in federal parliament, but we are still debating gender equality in our parliaments and political parties. 57 more words

Western Australia

An autocrat goes down in the Maldives

I hadn’t bothered to write a preview of yesterday’s presidential election in the Maldives, because it seemed like a foregone conclusion. Not so.

In a… 387 more words


The Bookbabe Reviews: Unhinged by Omarosa

(Photo from google.com search)

Where to start? Well how about my general feelings – I am not a fan of Omarosa and I will continue not to like her. 340 more words


Midterm Election and Predictions

It’s that time of year again…. Midterms!

Midterm elections are not nearly as sexy as presidential ones and voter turnout reflects that drastically. A pretty pathetic 36.9% people voted in the midterm election of 2012. 194 more words

The 2018 Race is On - Part 2, What it Takes

As a follow-up to an earlier post looking at the general numbers of Parry Sound elections, this post looks at what the numbers might be telling us. 802 more words

Parry Sound

Stock on Video Memes for the Midterms

We are stocking up our video meme arsenal to get ready for the mid-terms. Here are a few jewels we uploaded. Please pass them around as you wish. 33 more words

U. S. Politics

Scandal Shakes a Virginia House Republican, Adding to Electoral Tremors by MICHAEL TACKETT

By Bhavesh Patil

Representative Scott Taylor, whose campaign has been rocked by a petition scandal, joins a handful of other Republicans facing accusations of misconduct and unexpectedly close races. 7 more words