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  • Martin County definitely says ‘no’ to one-cent sales tax
    Martin County definitely says ‘no’ to one-cent sales tax
    It’s definitely a “no go” for the one-cent sales tax referendum which landed in a recount after the 2014 general election. The purpose outlined for the tax was to fund reconstruction of existing roads, drainage and bridges in...
  • Indiana Senator-Elect Jon Ford sued by former employer
    Indiana State Sen.-Elect Jon Ford sued by family's company
    In a lawsuit filed a few days before the general election, Indiana Senator-Elect Jon Ford is now the defendant in a lawsuit alleging fraud and conversion by his step-mother’s company.All State manufacturing, a Terre Haute company, alleges...
  • True the Vote
    True the Vote continues to work for fair elections
    Thursday November 13, 2014 True the Vote had a webinar labeled, “Election debrief.” They keep moving forward in their efforts to bring a fair and true voting process to all Americans’.The webinar was opened by founder Catherine...
  • Science N' Learnin'
    An Open Letter to Carl Gibson
    On 07 November, shortly after the mid-term elections, a young activist, Carl Gibson, sent out an open letter to the Democratic Party, essentially blaming them for his generation’s refusal to show up and vote. This is a response to his letter...
  • Understood
    Election illusion
    Once again huge numbers of Americans head to the polls with high hopes that their candidates and their newly elected politicians will fix America. And once again they will be disappointed down the road as they have over and over throughout history...
  • Obama declares war on American voters and Congress
    Obama declares war on American voters and Congress
    The election and its obvious mandate are now a distant memory. It is now reported that President Barack Obama is “insisting” he will sign an executive order allowing up to six million illegal immigrants to remain in this country, even...
  • GOP should stop grumbling and support their candidates
    Republicans should stop tearing down their own house
    Midterm elections are over and the GOP has cause to celebrate. Of course, the road ahead is fraught with difficulty and it remains to be seen how much conflict will take place over the next few years between a Republican Congress and a power...
  • Greg begins transition from attorney general to governor of Texas
    Greg Abbott begins transition from attorney general to governor of Texas
    Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott barely had time to get a good night's sleep on Election Night Nov. 4 before he immediately began his transition to governor of the Lone Star State, according to KRPC television of Houston. In the wake of his...
  • Cabinet meeting
    Election results: fundamental transformation or business as usual?
    After six months of campaigning, and one month of voting it is finally over. Election Day was the last day for voters to make their choice for who will represent them in the coming years. Even if enough votes are “found” to turn the as...
  • Election 2014 - Did we just chase our own tails?
    Election 2014: Republicans win big - Big whoop dee do
    On Tuesday, November 4, 2014, this writer served as an election judge in Minneapolis MN from 6am to 9pm. More than 10 people were lined up at the door before the polls opened at 7am. Prohibited from speaking politics and political issues while the...
  • President Barack Obama
    Gerrymandering Rigged the 2014 Elections for GOP
    In the midterm elections, Republicans appear to have won their largest House majority since the Hoover administration. Republicans won on the weakness of Democratic candidates, a poor resource allocation strategy by Democratic party leaders,...
  • Flageagle2
    The day after...
    The day after any election is always a relief for those electorates, or voters, because they no longer will be watching or listening to any tiring campaign ads. The computer calls will stop. But the relief could be short lived if the winning...
  •  Republican’s did it again with big 2014 mid-term victories!
    Republicans did it again with big 2014 mid-term victories!
    Republicans did not forget their stronghold of taking advantage of another mid-term election while Democrats again were having another siesta. Republican strategy has worked again and apparently the dead horse that was being beaten was never dead...
  • Watch 'Election' on Election Day
    Watch 'Election' on Election Day
    If it is the first Tuesday in November, it must be Election Day. Many of this column’s readers have likely already fulfilled their responsibilities as citizens and executed a ballot reflecting their confidence in candidates to represent them...
  • The Magic City
    Amendments confusing language revealed for 2014 election
    You are not alone if the language in the proposed Statewide Amendments to the Alabama Constitution confuses you. It reminds one of going to the doctor and hearing a long, scientific name for your condition, only to find out that it is a common...