Although California still has many uncounted ballots, it appears likely that only 8,000,000 persons voted in the November 4, 2014 election. If so, that would mean only 44.9% of the registered voters participated. California has never before had a gubernatorial general election with fewer than 50% of the registered voters voting. Although it is true(More)… …read moreContinue Reading
The Star Tribune, Minnesota’s largest newspaper, has this editorial about the recent election. The bottom third of the article praises ranked-choice voting, used in Minneapolis, and contrasts it to the dismal results of the normal U.S. election system. Thanks to Bob Richard for the link. …read moreContinue Reading
A cargo ship connected to Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell was recently stopped and searched before departing from Colombia. During the search, Colombian Coast Guard agents seized roughly 90 pounds of cocaine.
The drugs were found on the Ping May, which is a vessel operated by the Foremost Maritime Corporation, a company owned by Mitch McConnell’s in-laws, the Chao family. This connection is not only relevant because of the family connection, but also because the Chao family has often made large donations to McConnell’s campaigns.
In fact, the Chao family has been funding McConnell since the late 1980s. Years later, in 1993, McConnell …read more
“Let me see your f*cking keys… I’m searching your f*cking car”
A New York deputy with the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department was caught on film early Friday morning slapping a young man who declined to have his vehicle searched.
Mikael Thalen | Infowars.com
According to Adam Roberts, who spoke with Infowars after uploading the disturbing video to Youtube, he and his friend Colin Fitch were approached by two deputies while shopping inside a Walmart that evening.
After being forced to present their IDs, the pair were taken outside to Colin’s vehicle and asked about a .22 rifle on the backseat.
As Colin explained that he …read more
According to this story, an Oklahoma election law that won’t even be in effect starting January 1, 2015, may force Oklahoma to hold a special U.S. House election early in 2015. The Democratic Party nominee died shortly before the general election, and according to the law in effect in 2014, it appears that therefore a(More)… …read moreContinue Reading