On Voting … And Not

By Lee H. Hamilton The campaigning for next year’s elections is starting to draw more attention, and with it comes a focus on voters and their mood. Which is all well and good, but it leaves out of the equation one
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Obama Says John Kerry Is “Perfect Choice” for Secretary of State

By Stephen Kaufman Staff Writer President Obama has announced he is nominating Massachusetts Senator John Kerry to be the next secretary of state. If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Kerry will serve as America’s top diplomat during the Obama administration’s second term. The president announced his choice at the White (more...)

Why I Will Vote For Mitt Romney?

One young man, who was raised in America, during an arguing 4 years ago voiced  a brilliant notion: “Maybe our American socialism would be better then your Soviet one.” Blessed innocence! Being among college youth, which was agitated for Democrats and Obama, he fell prey to this propaganda. Isn’t that familiar! However, (more...)

Voter Identification Law Withstands Lawsuit

The following is a statement from House Majority Leader Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) in response to  Commonwealth Court decision on the voter identification law. “Today’s decision by the Commonwealth Court upholds Act 18, and voter identification, and that is good. “Voter Identification is about ensuring the integrity of (more...)

Voter Registration: Last Day

According to CBS News, today, October 9th, is the last day to send in your Pennsylvania voter registration forms. In a last-minute rush, thousands of voters across the state turned in voter registration forms . Reminder: if you want to vote in Pennsylvania you must be 18, be a US (more...)

Mitt Romney Or Rick Santorum OVER Obama?

The former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum has won polls in three states on Tuesday, the former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney has won the state's primary caucuses in Maine on Saturday. Mr Santorum, now viewed as Mr Romney's main rival nationally, also had only limited campaign activity in the state, according (more...)

American Electorate Has New Face for 2012 Race

A U.S. voting booth does not ask about race, religion or ethnicity. The ballot carries the names of the candidates but not the name of the voter. The only pieces of personal data known absolutely are that the voter is at least 18 years of age and (more...)

Elections In Russia: Protesters Were Arrested

CNN reported: " While Russian police arrested 170 opposition protesters in two cities, voters in the country's parliamentary election appeared to eat away at Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's support in Sunday's elections, slimming down his party's parliamentary majority". Around 100 opposition protesters were arrested in Moscow according to (more...)

How the U.S. Decided When to Vote

Americans go to the polls for general elections on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November. If this seems like a needlessly complicated way to schedule a vote, it didn’t seem so in 1845, when the day was set. The United States was largely an agrarian society (more...)

U.N. Security Council Approves No-Fly Zone over Libya

The U.N. Security Council approved a resolution March 17 authorizing international action to impose a no-fly zone over Libya and take “all measures necessary” to protect civilians from attacks by the Libyan military forces. The resolution — drafted by France and Britain and introduced by Lebanon — (more...)


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