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Fascism crushed by 0.6 percent
"This comprehensive defeat proves that fascism can never win, at least once postal votes are taken into account."
amusing  parody  worrying  politics  the-far-right  fascism  Europe  Austria  voting  democracy  elections 
may 2016 by FearMeForIAmPink
The country is screwed, the electorate is evil ... but here are nine reasons to be cheerful
'We live on a coldly rotating speck in an ocean of total nothingness, and nothing we do can ever truly matter. All is blackness and abstract cruelty. There is no point to us, and soon we will be gone. The universe will spin on, oblivious.'
amusing  elections  Guardian  silly 
may 2015 by FearMeForIAmPink
South Shields: Why bother with a by-election?
It's been Labour since 1935, and in that time, only one MP there has had a local connection, he was the only one from there to not become a cabinet minster.
posttofacebook  safe-seats  elections  UK  westminster  electoral-reform  interesting  democracy 
march 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
All-women shortlists save Labour from near-total male domination
'Party will use female-only lists in choosing 52 parliamentary candidates – after men win 17 out of 18 open contests'
democracy  elections  labour  politics  sexism  uk  westminster 
march 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - World of Warcraft hobby sparks US political row
'Ms Lachowicz's liking for back-stabbing and poison in WoW raise questions about her "fitness for office", [Maine Republicans] claim.'
posttofacebook  World-of-Warcraft  geeky  computer-games  culture  elections  democracy  Democrats  Republicans  USA  politics  dude...  wtf  what-the-everliving-fuck 
october 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Does House of Lords reform affect Conservative election hopes? | Unlock Democracy
Conservatives: "Waaah! We lost votes! Lords reform is awful!"

And then you look at the polling numbers, and see their polling numbers were dropping for over a month and a half before that, due to the Murdoch/Brooks links, the Budget, the Health and Social Care Bill, the Jeremy Hunt stuff…
Lords  Lord-Reform  image  Conservatives  Westminster  democracy  elections  interesting 
may 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
AFP: Russian bloggers fume over pre-election cyber attacks
'"It's very easy to figure out that Russia is having elections tomorrow: Livejournal is down," wrote Nadia Ivanova.'
interesting  culture  Russia  hacking  crime  politics  elections 
december 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Not Always Right | Funny & Stupid Customer Quotes » Big Bother
'Voter: “I’m sorry, but it’s important! I need to get my ballot paper back. I voted for the wrong person!”'
amusing  elections  politics  people-suck  tv 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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