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News You Really Need To See: "Guatemala Votes to Strip Its President of Immunity"

“Guatemala Votes to Strip Its President of Immunity”

The New York Times, September 1, 2015


“In a sweeping rejection of entrenched corruption, Guatemala’s Congress voted on Tuesday to strip President Otto Pérez Molina of his immunity from prosecution, a unanimous decision that acknowledged the outpouring of citizen demands for an end to impunity.  242 kata lagi

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Political resistance is the opposite of gerrymandering

A slightly odd headline at the Herald this morning:

Revealed: Plots to gerrymander flag referendum

Four shortlisted flag designs will be put to the vote in November but plots to gerrymander the referendum results are already under way.

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What Would be Worse, the United States of Trump or the United States of Koch?

Unless you are totally blind, deaf, or stubbornly ignorant, the United States of America is in serious trouble heading into the 2016 election. Proof of this lies in the fact that two elitist brothers are working to purchase the Republican Party, its presidential candidate, and the support of unsuspecting voters in order to further their anti-people agenda. 609 kata lagi

The polical pitch

Canada  has a national election coming up.  At least one blogger has tried to explain the process to our American friends so I don’t have to do that.  997 kata lagi


Article // Changing boundaries? That's crossing the line

Which headline sounds snappier to you? “Top peer’s drug binges with £200 prostitutes” or “Conservatives to change constituency boundaries”? That first one hits the spot, blinding in its saturated vividness, electrifying in its naughtiness, squelching in its juiciness. 729 kata lagi


Should Libertarians Vote Republican?

Should Libertarians Vote Republican?

By Laurence M. Vance September 1, 2015

Constitutional conservatives, Reagan Republicans, and other conservative Republicans have no use for libertarians—except when it comes time for another election. 334 kata lagi