By Stephen Harper – Re-Blogged From Prager University
By Lionel Parrott – Re-Blogged From Liberty Headlines
During a contentious press conference yesterday, President Trump blamed the media for touting polls that may have suppressed the vote.
The press conference was held following an election which saw the Democrats take control of the U.S. House of Representatives for the first time in eight years. At the same time, Republicans made gains in the U.S. Senate.
By Jason Devaney – Re-Blogged From Newsmax
The president-elect of Brazil signaled his desire to follow in President Donald Trump’s footsteps by relocating his country’s embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Jair Bolsonaro posted on Facebook on Thursday he will follow through on a campaign promise regarding the embassy after he takes office.
By John Rubino – Re-Blogged From Dollar Collapse
After a long, initially-successful run promoting European integration and mass immigration, German Chancellor Angela Merkel saw the bottom fall out of her political fortunes this year. This morning she stepped down as leader of the formerly-dominant Christian Democrat party and promised not run again when her term as Chancellor ends in 2021.
What happens next is almost certain to be chaotic, as the following chart (courtesy of this morning’s Wall Street Journal) makes clear:
Re-Blogged From Stratfor.com
- The next Brazilian administration will come to power with a mandate to deepen anti-corruption probes and deliver greater results against perceived graft.
- Brazil’s new government will have two general choices at its disposal: create institutions to more effectively detect and deal with corruption, or work within the existing institutions to indirectly target corruption through legislative amendments, including enacting stricter criminal penalties.
- Obtaining funding to support extensive institutional reforms, balancing anti-corruption pursuits against competing political priorities, negotiating for legislative change with Brazil’s highly fragmented National Congress and other bureaucratic obstacles will shape the next administration’s anti-corruption policy.
(NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)
By F McGuire – Re-Blogged From Newsmax
White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow says that Wall Street is plunging because of fear Democrats will win midterms and end President Donald Trump’s “pro-growth policies.”
Kudlow, speaking to reporters outside the White House on Tuesday, blamed the market decline on mid-term elections, CNBC.com reported.
By Matt Agorist – Re-Blogged From Freedom Outpost
Savannah, GA — A rather shocking, but not surprising report this week out of Georgia reveals the unsettling state of America’s election and voting system. Voters in Georgia are now reporting that after they confirm their votes, they watch on the screen as their ballots mysteriously switch to the opposite candidate.
Later this month, a federal judge will hear the case against the Georgia government for their utter failure at maintaining sound election processes and their lack of maintaining a paper ballot record as well.