For those following along, Ukraine is set to have their historically democratic parliamentary vote on Sunday. As previously noted, the parliament of Ukraine recently adopted a new electoral law that changes their voting to a mixed system. 250 members of parliament will be elected by party list and the other 250 members will be candidates representing districts. Mikhail Okhendovskyy, a member of Ukraine’s Central Election Commission | Read More »
There seems to be no low to which President Obama will sink in his desperate attempt to win reelection. One has to wonder, is there any point at which the main stream media and the public get some self-respect and toss out this loser? First he asked for your wedding gifts, then your yard sales and now he has asked for your daughters. Just | Read More »
Two day ago, The President and Governor Romney met with voters in Dayton, Ohio about five miles apart from each other. On the one side, was President Obama proudly proclaiming that his auto bailout saved middle class workers in their time of need. Meanwhile, in front of a closed Delphi auto parts plant the story was not as cheerful. 20,000 Delphi employees were looked over when the | Read More »
In the last Presidential debate, slated to be a foreign policy debate, President Obama made numerous attempts to shift the focus to education. Yet, his record on education hasn’t improved the situation, and the policies he has quietly put in place only add more to the debt the nation’s children will have to pay. The controversial No Child Left Behind education law has been completely | Read More »
In the aftermath of the second town-hall style Presidential debate, Democrats pounced on a statement made by Governor Romney concerning a question about equal pay for women in the workplace. His explanation of how his administration worked with women’s groups included recounting that the women’s groups brought them “binders full of women.” The statement exploded immediately, with those on the left painting the Governor as | Read More »
Amidst ongoing questions concerning the potential cover-ups by the Obama Administration of Fast and Furious and the Benghazi attack, another scandal is coming back to light for the White House. The U.S. Secret Service made the news last April when a number of agents were suspended after being accused of consorting with prostitutes while in Cartagena, Columbia for the Summit of the Americas attended by | Read More »
Last night, during the second Presidential debate, President Obama and Mitt Romney engaged in one of the most heated exchanges of the campaign yet. When asked by an audience member about the lack of enhanced security in Benghazi prior to the attack on the Libyan embassy, President Obama stammered through a lame response that ultimately failed to address the question.
In less than 2 weeks, Ukraine will hold a historical election with 36.7 million registered voters going to the polls. Their parliament, Verkhovna Rada, recently adopted a new electoral law that is more in line with international standards and builds on Ukraine’s successful efforts to move towards Westernization. The election, set for October 28th, will be a mixed voting system with 250 members of Verkhovna | Read More »
Last night during the Vice Presidential debate, we were given quite the surprise when a question concerning a social issue came into play towards the end. Martha Raddatz, the clearly partisan moderator, asked the candidates about their common religious faith, Catholicism, and how it affected their view on abortion. Republican candidate Paul Ryan eloquently summed up that his Catholic faith isn’t the only factor as | Read More »
Recently news broke of a yearly event at Universal Studios that, this year, has been perceived to have a partisan slant. Bill and Ted’s Excellent Halloween Adventure at Universal Studios contains a 3 minute segment in the live 40 minute performance that takes on the heated presidential race. The event was first reported by by Marla Knowles, who attended the show and was upset that the company would insert | Read More »
This evening, the debate we’ve all been waiting for will finally begin. Not traditionally a debate most Americans focus on, the lone Vice Presidential debate has become more of a focus this year due to the President’s poor performance in the only debate thus far. The Vice Presidential candidates have been relatively secluded the last week, both working overtime to study for tonight’s debate. Vice | Read More »
I’ve made no attempts to hide my former Democrat self, as anyone who knows me can attest. I enjoy connecting with other reformed Democrats and sharing stories of the group-think we were a part of, unbeknownst to us at the time of course. That there are so many of us is a large part of why I find it hard to resist debating Democrats today; | Read More »
As tensions continue to rise in the Middle East, so does the price of oil and concerns that energy supplies from the region may be disrupted. U.S. dependence on Middle East oil has long been a topic of concern, with little being done to alleviate the situation. Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has said that he will move forward with the Keystone XL pipeline project that | Read More »
Recently the issue of sex trafficking came to light in the cities hosting the RNC and DNC, as large gatherings typically exacerbate what has become the second largest illegal industry in the world. However, traffickers don’t have to wait for conventions to come around, the internet provides them with unlimited opportunities to commit their crimes. In the case of Google, who had a large presence | Read More »
Bart Stupak was a vital swing vote in the Obamacare debate 2 years ago. As a pro-life Democrat he could not support Obama’s signature initiative without some assurance that abortion would not be covered by the monstrous healthcare overhaul.