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  • Don't miss the 2015 One Spark crowdfunding festival
    One Spark has an amazing 2015 start
    One Spark had an incredible, action-packed day on Tuesday as they kicked off the World's Largest Crowdfunding Festival! Attendees of the One Spark Speaker Summit, presented by Community First Credit Union,left feeling inspired and motivated to...
  • Casting their votes on election day
    Do You Really Trust Yourself?
    With all of the finger pointing and denials being exclaimed, it's a true wonder how we, as a nation, even believe in the political process anymore. Granted, according to a Gallop poll, http://www.gallup.com/poll/5392/trust-government.aspx, we,...
  • Anarchy symbol
    A libertarian case against mandatory voting
    On Mar. 18, President Obama held a speech and Q&A session in Cleveland, Ohio. Toward the end, he suggested the idea that voting should be made mandatory, saying, “Other countries have mandatory voting. It would be transformative if...
  • Andrew Burstein-Jason Grumet
    Think-tank head Jason Grumet reacts to Obama's mandatory voting idea
    Speaking in Cleveland on March 18, President Barack Obama raised the idea that compulsory voting could improve the U.S. electoral system.“In Australia, and some other countries,” the President pointed out, “there’s...
  • President Obama
    President Obama calls for mandatory voting in the United States
    President Obama raised quite a few eyebrows Wednesday when he said he believes that voting should be mandatory in the United States. The comments were part of a speech he gave in Cleveland on economics and the growing divide between the wealthy...
  • Barack
    Obama's ‘transformative’ idea of making it mandatory to vote in the U.S.
    Barack Obama is six years and counting into his two-term presidency, and he is still talking about fundamentally transforming the United States of America. His latest “transformative” idea? To make voting mandatory in the U.S. (Healso...
  • Elections
    Ward 8 special election
    A D.C. Council hopeful feels some is painting him as a "problem-maker", rather than a "problem-solver". Marion Christopher Barry, son of the late Marion S. Barry, Jr., feels he's got a lot of groundto cover; whereas, many...
  • Jacksonville Supervisor of Elections: experience or opportunity
    Jacksonville Supervisor of Elections: experience or opportunity
    In a little more than 30 days from now Jacksonville , Florida voters will head to the polls once again to chose new representatives for the city council, Supervisor of Elections, Sheriff and Mayor. Not surprisingly, there was only one contender...
  • Frederick Douglass
    Frederick Douglass embarks on his next mission
    Frederick Douglass now began to feel he was now a man without a cause. The Civil War was over and freedom for the slaves had been achieved. Having dedicated his life to the abolishment of slavery, he never gave thought as to what he would do...
  •                            A look at Presidential candidates and their views on race
    A look at Presidential candidates and their views on race
    As we move closer to 2016 we begin to look closer at the prospects for President and begin to wonder who will take the place of 44, President Barack Hussein Obama. What has become apparent is that the African American vote is important in...
  • Selma
    The march on Selma
    Selma: Rated “PG-13” (2 hours, 7 minutes)Starring: David Oyelowo, Cuba Gooding Jr., Tim Roth, Oprah Winfrey, Carmen EjogoDirected by: Ava DuVernayRight off the top, we feel that “Truth in reviewing” necessitates that before...
  • Baseball Hall of Fame Vote 2015: Did the writers get it right?
    Baseball Hall of Fame Vote 2015: Did the writers get it right?
    The 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame vote is in and writers have put four players into the HOF for the first time since 1955. But did the writers get the voting right?The four players the writers voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2015 are Randy...
  • GOP and Democrat symbols
    How liberal or conservative is your first name? This website will tell you
    I'll tell you my ranking if you tell me yours.Crowdpac, aPalo Alto-based group that monitors politicians and political candidates, claims there are tea leaves to be read in people's first names. If its research is deemed accurate by the...
  • Your Vote Counts
    Voters in Genesee County Approve Millage Increase for GCAC
    The voting is over and the results are in and G.R.A.C.E. (Genesee Residents for Animal Control Evolution) couldn’t be happier. Their main goal was to get as many of the running officials into office that have a love for animals and have a...
  • 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...
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