Greece voted down an European Union plan on Sunday with a resounding “No” vote to more austerity. They want to... The post Greece Votes Down EU Austerity Plan! – Big Fat “NO” to EU appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
Does the European Union need Greece more than Greece needs the European Union? Guess we'll find out! The post Greece votes no on referendum, Euro, probably EU membership, long-term stability as a nation-state… appeared first on RedState.
On Sunday’s State of the Union, host Jake Tapper was talking to his panel about the enthusiasm gap between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton among liberals. Tapper asked Van Jones: “ Van, when she was a senator, correct me if I'm wrong, she was a fairly moderate Democrat. Show More Summary
President Obama giving the State of the Union in the House chamber. It is very difficult to call the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors a "representative body." After all, LA County is home to roughly 10.4 million residents, and has just five county supervisors to represent them. Show More Summary
Greek voters have voted on a referendum on whether their country should accept the terms of a new European Union bailout package. They're still counting the votes, but so far the "No" vote has the lead. In other words, "No" the Greek...Show More Summary
The delegates debated amendments to the union’s legislative program – the list of things for which NEA lobbies at the federal level. Legislative Amendment 1 would have directed NEA to support a U.S. Constitutional Amendment recognizing the right to a public education. Legislative Amendment 7 would have had NEA lobbying for a change to the […]
Mike Huckabee said Sunday that our obsession with and ‘redefinition of love’ is why marriage as an institution is being destroyed. Huckabee told Jake Tapper on CNN’s State of the Union, “One of the mistakes we’ve even he… The post Mike Huckabee: Marriage is Being Destroyed by Selfish Redefinition of Love appeared first on Towleroad.
“The animated map shows how Union and Confederate markers accumulated over time and where. It also allows you to compare and contrast the language with which the two sections valorized their respective causes. As time progresses, monuments dot the map, accelerating at certain historical moments.”
Newly-appointed State of the Union host Jake Tapper waded into the debate this afternoon over the lack of gender and racial diversity amongst Sunday political show guests, which many maintain constricts the range of the shows' viewpoints.
So the state public employee unions and Gov. Christie are at an impasse now. The unions this year showed strength by not bending to the Pen/Ben Commission's call for extreme changes. However, the unions want a continuing and higher level of state contributions into their plan to insure its solvency. Show More Summary
Christofascism: The observation that in the West (particularly in the United States), there are demagogues who seek to replace the established secular governments with theocracies built on their version of Christianity. I often wonder, do the DUP (and considerable elements of the UUP) seek a continued Union with Britain on the basis that it genuinely more...
This Fourth of July, American Catholics might feel that they no longer fit so comfortably within America. After all, Catholics hold that marriage is a union between a man and a woman, but the Supreme Court has just ruled that it is unconstitutional for this view to be embedded in the law. Nevertheless, Catholics should […]
Newly unionized workers at the upscale raw vegan restaurant Pure Food and Wine in Gramercy walked out on Thursday after they say they weren't paid for a second straight week. Now, they say the restaurant has ground to a halt as they remain on strike, the rent is past due, and vendors have stopped making deliveries because they too aren't getting paid. [ more › ]
[The ESM] loaned Greece €145 billion. If Greece defaults, the ESM, a Luxembourg corporation owned by the 19 European Monetary Union governments, will have to declare loans to Greece as nonperforming within 120 days. Accounting rulesShow More Summary
While Ramsey welcomes the pushback, he told reporters that “we're within our rights to take the steps we took, have taken, and are going to take." The post Police Union Fights To Keep The Names Of Officers Who Shoot Civilians Secret appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Millions of Greeks will vote in today’s crucial bailout referendum, which is likely to determine whether Greece remains in the euro — and possibly also the European Union — with huge consequences for the future of the EU, as well as for European economies. In Athens, anxious locals have been sharing their views. Some of [...]Show More Summary
Judging by recent headlines, this is not a good moment for democracy. The European Union, long held up as a model of democratic cooperation and consolidation, is threatened by the Greek debt crisis. Ukraine’s fragile democracy is under constant pressure from an increasingly autocratic Russia, and for better or worse the rest of the democratic […]
Last week, classic rock band Styx met the man who named a moon after them - well, sort of. Pluto’s smallest moon, Styx, is really named after a mythological river, in keeping with International Astronomical Union naming conventions.Show More Summary
Neither Russia nor the European Union wants Ukraine to become “an abyss” near their borders, Le Huffington Post reported.
A European diplomatic source told Sputnik Friday that the European Union would look into the results of a new referendum on Crimea's reunification with Russia, if it met all international standards and involved representatives of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).