News Panel wants L.A. to look at using prizes to boost voter turnout
Hmmm,...how do we get people to vote for us to keep giving away free shit? Oh,...how about we give away free shit just to show up and vote for us to give away free shit?!
News Rand Paul vs. Rick Perry: Sign of nasty 2016 foreign policy debate
http://www.latimes.com, Cathleen Decker
The sniping this week between two presumed Republican candidates for president has included cracks about hopeless naΓ―vete, a spat over the mantle of Ronald Reagan and even an insult aimed at Texas Gov. Rick Perry's hipster glasses.
News In the never-ending attempt to appeal to young voters, candidates sure love Bitcoin and guns
Candidates these days understand the need for good "optics" - that is, how they look at a glance. Since everyone knows you can't believe what they say,...candidates define themselves with accessories like smartphones and such.
News Harry Reid signs up for Rand Paul's voting rights bill
There's a new bipartisan coalition in the Senate that's looking to expand voting rights for people with a criminal record β Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), and libertarian first-term Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.).
News Bulgaria Has Resources to Stop Run on Banks, President Says
bloomberg.com, By Elizabeth Konstantinova
Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev said the eastern European nation has the resources to fight attempts to destabilize its financial system as it grapples with the worst run on banks in 17 years and prepares for early elections.
News Defeated Mississippi Tea Party Candidate Declares He 'Won'
http://finance.yahoo.com, By Colin Campbell
State Senator Chris McDaniel, who was narrowly defeated by incumbent U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Mississippi) last Tuesday in a heated primary runoff, is soldiering on.
News Iowa Purge: Establishment decapitates Rand Army
The coup was widely expected after forces loyal to Gov. Terry Branstad officially seized control of the party's governing body from close allies of Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) at a state convention earlier this month.
News BREAKING: McDaniel Supporters Barred From Reviewing Voter Rolls in Nine Mississippi Counties
The Chris McDaniel campaign identified multiple Mississippi counties in which enough improper ballots were cast that a legal challenge to the outcome of the election is warranted.
News Smoking Gun: Proof That CIA Time Travel Controlled All U.S. Presidential Elections Since 1971
On a November 11, 2009 Coast to Coast AM radio program, Mr Basiago publicly stated that DARPA'S Project Pegasus program involving time travel was identifying future persons of interest, including those who would serve as U.S. president, and then info
News The Flier That Got Thad Cochran Elected?
http://www.nationalreview.com, By John Fund
It's generally agreed that Thad Cochran squeaked out a win in Mississippi last night in part by getting Democrats, especially African Americans, to turn out.
News Hundreds of thousands vote in Hong Kong democracy 'poll' in defiance of Beijing
reuters.com, By Nikki Sun and Alice Woodhouse
Nearly 600,000 votes have been cast in three days of an unofficial referendum on democratic reforms in Hong Kong, part of a civil campaign that has been branded illegal by the former British colony and by Communist Party authorities in Beijing.
News Good Riddance To Rep. Eric Cantor: Bagman For Wall Street And The War Party
http://www.lewrockwell.com, By David Stockman
Its possible to describe Rep.Eric Cantor as a serial sell-out.
News GOP Leadership in 'Chaos' After Eric Cantor's Lose
June 10, 2014
Befuddlement hit and lingered within the House GOP leadership ranks as Majority Leader Eric Cantor's election fate was unwinding on Tuesday. Cantor lost in a major upset to primary challenger Dave Brat.
News It's Not Just Europe; As Many As 16 California Counties May Seek Secession...
It's Not Just Europe; As Many As 16 California Counties May Seek Secession From The State
News AL man complains rights violated after he's told to leave loaded gun outside polling station
An Alabama gun enthusiast complained that federal law should have trumped a state law barring him from bringing a loaded handgun into his polling station. John David Murphy was stopped when he tried to vote in the Republican primary
News Nigel Farage May Team Up With Italy's Beppe Grillo
http://www.zerohedge.com, Tyler Durden
Reuters reports that UKIP's Nigel Farage has held talks with the leader of Italy's 5-Star movement, Beppe Grillo, to explore the idea of the two parties teaming up in the European parliament.
News Syria: Fighting a Civil War Through the Ballot Box
http://www.unz.com, By Patrick Cockburn
Thousands of Syrians, desperate to vote for President Bashar al-Assad, mobbed the Syrian embassy in Beirut on Wednesday, struggling with Lebanese soldiers as they tried to reach four ballot boxes inside the embassy building set high on a hill overloo
News Europe has an even bigger crisis on its hands than a British exit
By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
British people will vote to leave the EU unless offered a new dispensation, writes Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
News Britainβs Discontent Lifts Populist Party to Even Stronger Vote Tally Than Expected
By STEVEN ERLANGER and STEPHEN CASTLEMAY
Voters in Britain sent a forceful message of discontent to established political parties on Friday, as returns from local elections showed an even stronger following than expected for the anti-European Union, anti-immigration United Kingdom Independe
News Modi's election euphoria must give way to economic reality
Analysts warn that Modi's promises to make this 'India's century' won't be so easily realized.
News Swiss to vote on $25 an hour minimum wage
http://www.usatoday.com, Helena Bachmann
A vote on Sunday to establish a minimum wage of $25 an hour would make mostly immigrants here in agriculture, housekeeping, and catering among the world's highest paid unskilled workforce.
News In Denmark, nothing says EU elections like group sex and random beheadings
The Danish parliament has backtracked after using cartoon orgies and decapitation to try and get the kids to care about Brussels.
News East Ukraine Votes For Independence: Turnout Reported "Off The Charts"
http://www.zerohedge.com, by Tyler Durden
The most significant geopolitical event of the day is the east Ukraine independence referendum taking place in various cities across the region, less than two months after the Crimean case study which saw the region split away from Ukraine and join R