After noticing the campaign signs, a stout, bearded man pulled his car to the side of the road and walked over to a crosswalk at Lawrence Avenue and Kingston Road where Mitzie Hunter and her supporters were spending the final hours of their campaign waving at cars.
“I’m Tony. I voted for you,” the man said as he shook Ms. Hunter’s hand. “Don’t forget about me.”
In spite of all the huffing and puffing and bluffing, once again the Greek puppets will likely dance to the strings of the Troika and pass austerity measures required for Greece to get the next tranche of money.
Unions, lawyers, pensioners, and workers in general are not pleased with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and have planned a major series of strikes.
I expect violence if Samaras musters the votes to pass the bills. There is likely to be violence before the vote as well.
Yesterday's YouGov poll, which saw the "No" camp regain the lead with 52% of the vote, was said by some to be the end of the "Yes" momentum observed last weekend when the Yes posted its first majority since polling began, Then moments ago, the momentum in the momentum changed once again, with the Guardian releasing the latest Scottish referendum poll by ICM which took place between September 9-11 polling a "a representative sampl
Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - A detained former director of Brazil's Petrobras has named dozens of lawmakers and senior officials said to have received kickbacks from the state-run oil giant, in revelations which could damage President Dilma Rousseff as she seeks re-election next month.
Many campaigning politicians love to blame "outsourcing" for the woes of the US job market, and to brand their opponents as supporting policies - like US FTAs and blanket opposition to tax hikes on US multinational corporations - that "send American jobs overseas." Indeed, the "outsourcing" bogeyman has become an express part of the Democratic Party's "Make It in America" campaign platform, and "pro-outsourcing" accusations are a staple of Democrats' c
Not since Bonnie Prince Charlie marched his army south from Edinburgh in 1745 have so many people in London looked so nervously at Scotland.
Then, the English responded by recalling troops from Europe and popularizing the national anthem, “God Save the King,” to rally support against the rebel pretender to the throne. This time, they’ve deployed politicians to assure the Scots that they’re loved and businessmen to warn of the dangers of voting for independence in next week’s referendum.