Conservatives Push Republican Out of Upstate N.Y. House Race …

Saturday, 31. October 2009

Republican State Sen. Dede Scozzafava today dropped out of the race for an upstate New York House seat after a campaign by a Conservative Party.

See original here:
Conservatives Push Republican Out of Upstate N.Y. House Race …

POLITICS: U.S. Mission to Burma Heralds Obama's New Diplomatic …

Saturday, 31. October 2009

“Generally, the people inside Burma, the more politically active, are encouraged by the policy shift of the Obama administration,” said Aung Naing Oo, a Burmese political analyst living in exile in Thailand. “But the Burmese political …

See the rest here:
POLITICS: U.S. Mission to Burma Heralds Obama's New Diplomatic …

POLITICS: On Nuke Disarmament, It's Still ”You First” : Global …

Saturday, 31. October 2009

POLITICS : On Nuke Disarmament, It’s Still ”You First”.

Read the original here:
POLITICS: On Nuke Disarmament, It's Still ”You First” : Global …

Pajamas Media » Republican Party Identity Politics: A Lesson from …

Saturday, 31. October 2009

American women have all these things, yet there is a notable lack of women, both Democrat and Republican, in national political office. Why? Well, the job is demanding as hell and requires extended periods of separation, for one.

Read the rest here:
Pajamas Media » Republican Party Identity Politics: A Lesson from …

POLITICS: Obama Scores Regional Points with Zelaya's Return …

Saturday, 31. October 2009

Among those issues, she says, are not only the erosion of rights that has arisen since the coup but the political exclusion, impunity and inequality that not even elections can immediately solve. It also remains to be seen whether …

Read the original:
POLITICS: Obama Scores Regional Points with Zelaya's Return …

NY-23 and Empire State Politics – Kathryn Jean Lopez – The Corner …

Saturday, 31. October 2009

Aside from everything else, if Hoffman wins, this means the Conservative Party is a player again on the NY political scene. Ironic that Pataki endorsed Hoffman at the Conservative dinner the other night, for it was under Pataki that the …

The rest is here:
NY-23 and Empire State Politics – Kathryn Jean Lopez – The Corner …

FiveThirtyEight: Politics Done Right: Scozzafava's Supporters Like …

Saturday, 31. October 2009

Big picture, whether Hoffman wins by getting 44 percent of the vote or loses by getting 42 percent of the vote, this election doesn’t seem to really apply as a litmus test for America’s political direction. …

Here is the original post:
FiveThirtyEight: Politics Done Right: Scozzafava's Supporters Like …

Matthew Yglesias » Beck and Plato on Politics and Aesthetics

Saturday, 31. October 2009

But I think there’s reason to believe that authoritarianism is the main driver of right-wing politics in the contemporary United States. That’s part of the reason why these days some libertarians are strangely enthusiastic about …

More here:
Matthew Yglesias » Beck and Plato on Politics and Aesthetics

Citizen or Subject – the root politics of personal identity? (When …

Saturday, 31. October 2009

Today the first priority of our rulers is still to record their subjects and tax anything (or anyone) that moves or dies in their realm. Meanwhile the only identity tokens their subjects value and respect are those which give credit in …

Continued here:
Citizen or Subject – the root politics of personal identity? (When …

A Pagan Republican: Trick? Or Treat? — Politics Daily

Saturday, 31. October 2009

Political junkies across the country are fixating on Tuesday’s vote in otherwise unremarkable congressional district in upstate New York because of th.

Excerpt from:
A Pagan Republican: Trick? Or Treat? — Politics Daily

'Bonusgate' Scandal in Pennsylvania Takes Partisan Turn …

Saturday, 31. October 2009

‘In our system, citizens agree to invest one of their own with the power of public prosecution. . . . Acts of crime deserve prosecution.

Read more here:
'Bonusgate' Scandal in Pennsylvania Takes Partisan Turn …

The Boo! of Politics — Politics Daily

Saturday, 31. October 2009

Halloween is our American celebration that best reveals politics . Thanksgiving, with succulent turkey, pumpkin pie and kaleidoscopic family collision.

See more here:
The Boo! of Politics — Politics Daily