elections

Voter Dissatisfaction with Two Likely Presidential Nominees Highest in Decades

The 2016 presidential campaign has inspired voter strong interest, but as the two major political parties prepare for their respective nominating conventions, satisfaction with the candidates is the lowest it’s been in decades, the Pew Research Center said Thursday. The center’s analysis offers a bleak picture of voters’ impressions of the presidential campaign and the…

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Ron Paul: “We Do Not Really Have Democracy” in America, 2016 Is a Distraction

by Carey Wedler Former congressman Ron Paul has long been an unabashed critic of American foreign policy, central banking, and corporatism. This election season, the former presidential nominee has consistently, candidly expressed his views on the presidential race, often issuing scathing indictments of the two-party system and the authoritarian tendencies of the candidates in the…

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Mad About Rigged Elections? Mainstream Media Says “You” Are the Problem

by Claire Bernish Mainstream headlines constantly decry Bernie Sanders supporters for disrupting events in outrage, as if their protests and demonstrations somehow illustrate the devolution of the elections. But that focus by the corporate media utterly negates the consistent and continual reports of fraud and disenfranchisement fueling their ire. And it’s getting ridiculous. Newsweek, though…

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Only Half of Americans Realize Election System Is Rigged

In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way. – Unknown, commonly misattributed to Franklin D. Roosevelt According to a Reuters/Ipsos poll, about half of American voters believe that the system U.S. political parties use to pick their candidates for the White House is “rigged” and more than…

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