Posts Tagged ‘voter fraud’
National politics edition: U.S. economy looks more like an emerging market than an established one after undue political influence from finance, Obama administration is attempting an end run around Congress on bailout rules and reporting, documenting the administration’s ties to finance,Nassim Taleb predicted the collapse and explains what needs to happen next, the possible return of Eliot Spitzer, Spector no longer supports a vote on EFCA, war demands sacrifices from dogs too, state legislatures focusing on voter “fraud” instead of real issues, Congress may fillibuster Justice nominee to protect Bush administration, and being denied health insurance for needing it.
Politics at home and around the world: Martial law could be an improvement in Ciudad Juarez, 3,000 families homeless in Gaza, the UN Secretary-General’s remarks on International Women’s Day, the impact of conflict on women, Iraq’s pariah widows, a foundation to help women with restraining orders, an interactive graphic on the gender wage gap, Bush to appear before the International Criminal Court?, who is behind the campaign against Obama’s health care plan, and a partial list of the AIG counter-parties.
Locally, the MinnPost has a couple of great articles up, on The Myth of Voter Fraud and what the stock market tumble has done to local arts funding.
And the Minnesota Independent is keeping an eye on the influence of religion on politics, with a look at why the religious right dislikes the stimulus package and reporting that Norm Coleman is following Michele Bachmann in claiming divine endorsement.