Category Archives: election

Rapid response will be central to new French anti-fake news law

“The measures that we will be working on from now until March are to create a law about ‘confidence in information’ that will permit us to act very quickly when a fake news story goes viral, particularly during an election period,” said Nyssen in an interview with Journal du Dimanche on February 4.

I’m pretty sure we all know where this is leading.

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Former Military Lawyers: Chelsea Manning Subject To Prosecution For Running For Office

As part of the coverage of Manning’s filing with the FEC and state board, virtually every media organization has declared that Manning is a former Army private. In fact, as the Army confirmed to The Daily Caller News Foundation in September 2017, Manning remains an active-duty soldier, albeit on excess leave and in a non-pay status while his appeal of a general court-martial for violating the Espionage Act and other orders is underway. And as ABC News noted in May 2017, Manning must remain in an active-duty status while the appeal process continues.

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Oprah Winfrey gives powerful speech at the Globes; lapdogs announce new 2020 POTUS

The former talk show host’s acceptance speech was met with thunderous applause by the audience of celebrities at the Golden Globes.

After the remarks, a number of media outlets openly called for Winfrey to enter the 2020 presidential race.


NBC Deletes Endorsement Of Oprah As ‘OUR Future President’ After Outrage

 NBC said Monday that the tweet was a mistake.
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Cocaine, marijuana and cash used to buy votes in Saskatchewan First Nation election, report says

The whistleblower in a drugs-for-votes scheme on a Saskatchewan First Nation says the corruption needs to stop now.

“I want people to know it’s OK to speak out. It’s been going on long enough,” Glenn Moosomin told CBC News in an interview from his North Battleford, Sask.. home Wednesday afternoon.

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‘Merkel is finished! AfD leader’s stark warning to beleaguered Merkel after talks collapse

Germany may be soon recalled to the polls after Ms Merkel failed to conclude talks with coalition partners in order to prop up a new Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Government.

And AfD co-leader Alice Wiedel warned her party was ready to further gains should new elections be called.

She said: “Merkel is finished. This shows that the AfD works because we prevented a black and green government [with the CDU/CSU and Greens].

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UK Warm Fuzzies: 18-Year-Old Muslim Girl Elected To Town Council

An 18-year-old Asian girl with a Muslim background has just become the youngest politician in the United Kingdom. Sharifah Rahman was elected to be Darlington’s newest town councilor and represent the Red Hall and Lingfield ward after running against independent candidate Kevin Brack, Conservative Jonathan Dulston, Liberal Democrat Harry Longmoor and the Green Party’s Mike McTimoney.

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Doctors Without Beards: Danish Party Steps Out Against ‘Concessions to Islam’

In the weeks before the upcoming regional and municipal election in Denmark, the parties involved have stepped up their rhetoric in a bid to gain more votes. The right-wing Danish People’s Party gained media attention with its proposals to prohibit doctors from wearing ‘Islamic’ beards and to ban foreigners from local elections altogether.

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