voting

Postmortems of voting woes, disenfranchisement, and how countries around the world elect government officials.

Jordan Catto2 years ago
Theresa May Cancels Queen's Speech
Following a tumultuous few months in British Politics, including Theresa May's deceitful reasoning for a snap election, her shambolic election campaign and the frankly concerning deal/no-deal dance wi...
Beth Gibbons2 years ago
Dear Donald
Being Canadian, I may have many views that are different from yours. In fact, I am sure I have many views different from many Americans. However, we have many views which are the same... For example, ...
Johnny Vedmore2 years ago
Election Night 2017: Corbyn and the Robin of Hope
National voting has become a yearly endeavour in the United Kingdom. The election day rain filled the puddles that the democratic minded sploshed through on their way to the polling booths. The local ...
Jesse Booker2 years ago
Why Evangelicals Have No Relevant Message
On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in favor of same-sex marriage in the landmark case: Obergefell v. Hodges. Same-sex couples and their supporters across the country celebr...
Katy Preen2 years ago
Strong And Stable, But At What Cost?
“Strong and stable” has been repeated over and over during the last two months, since UK Prime Minister Theresa May called a General Election on 18th April. But what does that mean? We have been askin...
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Carol Gatewood2 years ago
Sup Pop?
When I came into this world, it was as an American, for which I am grateful. I was not associated with any particular political party. My knowledge of politics filtered into my life like most things I...
Raven Spoor2 years ago
Dear Donald
Dear President Trump, I do not think that you deserve this title. I do not respect you. But I do respect the title and the position, so therefore President Trump will be how I refer to you. Do not mis...
When the Swamp Starts Stinking
I have to take a few deep breaths before I delve into the Swamp. This is such a complex and multifaceted issue that it will take many different angles and approaches for us to really see the beast for...
Michael Blair2 years ago
SNP: Sky Fall. Election Overview!
In the early morning of the 9th of June, the illusion of invincibility was stripped away from the SNP. The tartan smokescreen had lifted and the bare bones of this most ruthless of political parties w...
Regina Watson2 years ago
An Alternative Universe
The world of politics as we know it today is bizarre. I never thought I would see the day when so many people don't care about truth, justice, equality, honor, integrity or the Constitution. Our curre...
Lizzy Arrow2 years ago
No Peace! Where's Our Government?
From Thatcher (conservative) to Blair (Labour) to brown (labour) to Cameron (conservative) joint with Clegg (liberal Democratics) to now May (conservative), what have all five people got on their hand...
Lizzy Arrow2 years ago
Government Politics in the UK
Good day! Welcome to my everyday post off June 2017 blog posts. I thought I might as well start the day with politics today as my government at the moment are pretty stupid, let alone shocking, believ...
Johnny Vedmore2 years ago
Welcome to Caerdydd
Proud land of Wales
Cole H2 years ago
The End of Trump
It has now been 116 days since Trump took on the role of our nation's leader (feels like a lot longer doesn't it?). He has had his fair share of controversy, but his most recent actions have many crit...
Isit Wrelevent2 years ago
Stuck Between a Rock & a Hard Place
It's General Election time in the UK and for approximately 21 years I voted SNP. Wasn't complacent in my choice of party and wanted Scotland to have a referendum on independence, playing the long game...
Michael Blair2 years ago
Vote For Sanity
The general election campaign is in full swing and the insults are flying around like seventeen monkeys throwing their own excrement at the visitors to their zoo cages. There are some very unpleasant ...
Mickey Finn2 years ago
Rush Limbaugh is a Liberal
When you here the terms “Liberal” and “Conservative” you attach good and bad connotations to them. That’s partly because the root word of “liberal” is “liberty” so it gets associated with freedom and ...
Cato Conroy2 years ago
Unethical Things Politicians are Doing to Keep Their Voters Supporting Them
A wise man once said that politicians need to be replaced as often as diapers - and the average voter might agree to that statement. However, it's hard to explain why congressmen still get voted in de...