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  •  'Better Together' supporters celebrate the result of the Scottish referendum
    Scotland rejects independence but will get more autonomy
    The BBC reported on Friday that Scottish voters rejected a referendum to create an independent Scotland, thus keeping the over three hundred year union with England intact. Public policy analysts on both sides of the Atlantic breathed a sigh of...
  • Scotland says no to independence
    Scotland says no to independence
    News this morning is all about the Scottish referendum. The outcome of that referendum is that Scotland will continue to stay part of the United Kingdom, rejecting independence. The results were 55% wanting to remain part of the union and 45%...
  • Erbil, Kurdistan
    Off again on again, will the Kurds plan for another Referendum?
    In March of 2014, Kurdistan President, Massoud Barzani stated an electoral commission should be formed, and laws established, to assist Kurdistan with its independence referendum.In July, 2014 Kurdish leader, Barzani, called on lawmakers to start...
  • Queen Elizabeth
    Affinity of people to nations: Scot free
    For the sake of humanity, the propensity of the world should be trending toward a global paradigm, meaning embracing a free-world model for modern governance in a pluralistic and free society. While diversity and differences are highly regarded...
  • Kurdish Children Celebrate
    Clues Point to an Independent Kurdistan as the New Iraq
    In recent news Kurdistan’s Prime Minister Barzani has declared a referendum for the Kurdistan Regional Government would not be dissuaded. Iraq is experiencing turmoil at the hands of the terrorist group ISIL, and rumors of a partitioned Iraq...
  • A Real Min Wage 082014
    Work wages to live American on
    The ten dollar minimum wage stakes a money wage a San Diegan can own their life on. Rent. Groceries. And, the clothes a worker lives in.The real buying dollar in the wage did not stay the same the last decade. Do Mayor Faulconer and the small...
  • Sarah Palin
    Sarah Palin supports restoration of higher taxes on oil & gas profits in Alaska
    A strange alliance has developed in Alaska that pits former Governor Sarah Palin and some of that state’s Democrats against the current Republican administration over the issue of oil and gas taxes, according to a Tuesday story in the Wall...
  • Keep Michigan Wolves Protected
    Michigan animal advocates deliver nearly 230,000 signatures to protect wolves
    “Perhaps you didn’t hear us the first time…” read the labels on the boxes filled with petitions containing nearly 230,000 signatures, which animal advocates delivered to the Secretary of State’s office in Michigan,...
  • Crimean government
    Ukraine schedules Crimean referendum in a hurry
    Think about it, could a government in the United States conduct a referendum of significance in 10 days or fewer? Such an initiative would tax the best system. Yet, the Ukraine government is doing that in Crimea, striking while the iron is hot...
  • Stop ObamaCare
    Latest push to help get Obamacare Medicaid expansion on ballot
    PHOENIX – The final push is on to gather signatures to help stop the Medicaid expansion under Obamacare, also dubbed OBrewercare since the governor signed the bill, by placing it on the ballot through a referendum.The referendum’s...
  •   Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announces that there will be a referendum for any peace deal with the Palestinians
    Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu promises referendum on any peace agreements
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated his plans in a Knesset press conference on Monday, July 22, 2013 that any peace agreement with the Palestinians that would be reached would have to be approved by a referendum, with the public&...
  • Central Indiana Transit Plan: Phase One
    Mass transit bill advances to Indiana General Assembly
    Indiana House Bill 1011 on public mass transportation moves forward to the General Assembly this week. Representative Torr (R-Carmel)authored the bill with bipartisan support from Representatives Pryor, Porter and Kirchhofer.Residents of Marion...
  • Danielle Smith
    Alberta Wildrose Party leader calling for referendum on debt increase
    Alberta Wildrose Party leader Danielle Smith is urging Premier Alison Redford to establish a referendum on raising the debt increase. Smith noted that the premier does not have a mandate from its residents of taking Alberta back into debt.If the...
  • Referendum on ballot to let city negotiate lower electricity prices
    Referendum on ballot to let city negotiate lower electricity prices
    The Chicago City Council has voted to place a question on the November 6, 2012 ballot that, if approved, would give the City the authority to negotiate lower electricity prices on behalf of eligible residential and small commercial consumers...
  • Georgia charter school amendment opposition
    Charter school ballot measure sparks confusion and controversy
    The presidential race isn’t the only reason to go to the polls over the next few weeks. One big reason in Georgia is the charter schools referendum. In Georgia, this ballot measure has generated almost as much confusion and controversy as...