Stay on top of the latest political happenings with our end-of-the week review: 1. Who is advising Hillary on economic issues? Check out The Week’s Dream Team summary. 2. The New York Times, offers advice to the Republican Party. Hint: You brought in the Boogeyman and his name Trump, here’s how to avoid that in … Continue reading Weekly Round Up August 26, 2016
1. Cartoons This is the mother load of political cartoons. This has something for everyone. http://politicalhumor.about.com/od/politicalcartoons/ig/Political-Cartoons/ 2. Clinton and Trump Take New York http://www.cnn.com/2016/04/19/politics/new-york-primary-results-recap/ 3. New York’s Primary The win for Clinton has not come without serious controversy as more than 100,000 New York voters found themselves disinvited to their own party in addition to … Continue reading VoteCircle Weekly Political Round Up (April 22)
Every week we’ll take a look at the top trending political stories an put them together in one blog post. 1. Cartoons Lets face it, no matter how old we are the funny papers are always the first we reach for. http://www.politico.com/gallery/2016/04/the-nations-cartoonists-on-the-week-in-politics-002242?slide=0 2. The Panama Papers Here’s a few articles to the “Panama Papers” for … Continue reading VoteCircle Weekly Political Round Up
With Trump rallying toward the nomination and establishment Republicans hell bent on stopping him, we keep hearing more and more about a so called “Contested Convention.” Despite this being the phrase of the week, few people know what it is or how it works. We’ve taken a stab of explaining it for you in two … Continue reading Two Minute Break Down Of What It Means When a Convention is Contested
Wow, was that a presidential debate intro or a preview Jerry Bruckheimer summer movie? While entertaining, the intro to the debate was so over the top, it felt like “The Rock” was going to storm onto the stage and declare war on ISIS. It was fitting for the debate though, because despite being pretty informative, … Continue reading 5th Republican Presidential Debate Summary
It’s not about us, it’s about them . . . or at least it’s about how they relate to me! Tuesday night’s Republican National debate hosted by Fox Business News and the Wall Street Journal was to date, the best opportunity for the voters to get to see how candidates stand on issues that matter … Continue reading FOX Business News Republican Presidential Debate
VoteCircle Quick Summary (From the City of Philadelphia Voter Education Handbook) This proposed amendment to the Home Rule Charter would add a new Office to the Administrative branch of City government: the Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Affairs. The Office would be headed by the Director of LGBT Affairs, appointed by the … Continue reading Philadelphia Voters Deciding Whether to Add an Office of LGBT Affairs to the City Roster.
VoteCircle Quick Summary Why I support campaign finance reform? By Rosa Palomino Over the past two months, a loud debate has been happening across Biscayne Bay in the city of Miami Beach where they also have an election for their city commission. The current mayor and an outgoing commissioner decided to raise over $1.5 Million … Continue reading Does this country need campaign finance reform? A local point of view.
VoteCircle Quick Summary (Adapted from San Francisco’s Ballot Simplification Committee) Proposition F would limit short-term rentals of a unit to 75 days per year, regardless of whether the rental is hosted (owner lives there during the rental) or unhosted (owner doesn’t live there during the rental). After being rented for 75 days, the unit could … Continue reading City of San Francisco – Proposition F Summary
Bernie Sanders stood before the American people via telecast and passionately waived his finger as he fired ideological artillery against the state of campaign finance in this country. Like small caliber projectiles clearing a fully automatic weapon’s chamber, so came the words out of Bernie’s mouth. “Our campaign finance system is corrupt and is undermining … Continue reading I see your revolution and raise you one evolution!