I have written here twice–fairly adamantly at that–that so-called prophecies shared recently that Donald Trump will be the next President of the United States are false prophesies. 1,218 more words
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The election results to the Parliament of Montenegro were not exactly what Milo Djukanovic, the Prime Minister of the country, expected. By getting just 36 seats in parliament his party has to find at least another 5 seats in order to form a constitutional majority. 375 more words
There’s an interesting article on voter fraud by Jaweed Kaleem in the Los Angeles Times today. The takeaway, as I see it, is that there are legitimate concerns about the election–outdated and incorrect records, problems with absentee ballots, restrictive laws on voting–but they aren’t really concerns about in-person voter fraud.
The New York City Board of Elections’ executive director testified to the City Council this morning that there is little evidence to support a Democratic election commisioner’s caught-on-camera claims of… 739 more words
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Drawing on data from Waves 3 through 6 of the World Values Surveys (1995–2014), we look at four important types of measures that are clear indicators of regime legitimacy as opposed to government legitimacy: citizens’ express support for the system as a whole; the degree to which they support key institutions of liberal democracy, such as civil rights; their willingness to advance their political causes within the existing political system; and their openness to authoritarian alternatives such as military rule.