Tag: Politics

  • ‘There is serious business to attend to’

    ‘What to expect from the upcoming NATO summit’Daniel R. DePetris at NewsweekThe war in Ukraine “will be the first, second, and third priority” at the upcoming NATO summit, says Daniel R. DePetris. This is “both good and bad — good because the war has been Europe’s biggest security issue,” but bad because there is “likely…

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  • South Dakota governor sued over Texas dentist promo

    What happenedConsumer advocacy group Travelers United sued South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) Wednesday, claiming an odd video testimonial she posted Monday about a Texas dental practice was an “undisclosed advertisement” amounting to “deceptive advertising practices.” South Dakota state Sen. Reynold Nesiba (D) called for an inquiry into Noem’s “infomercial” and whether her “very strange”…

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  • Nadine Dorries’ The Plot: what she claims in her explosive book

    Colourful claims about a dead rabbit, a shadowy man called Dr No and a tampered-with CCTV camera are among the highlights of former Tory minister Nadine Dorries’ new book, “The Plot”.Reviewing it for The Times, Patrick Maguire described “The Plot” as “the single weirdest book I have ever read”; The Telegraph wondered whether Dorries had…

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  • The history of third parties

    The history of third parties

    Third-party presidential candidates may jump into the 2024 race. How have they affected elections in the past? Here’s everything you need to know:How many ‘third’ parties exist?More than 50 appeared on state ballots last November, including the Reform, Libertarian, Socialist, Natural Law, and Green Parties. But since 1854, when the Whig Party imploded over the…

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  • Newsmax CEO decries ‘discrimination’ after AT&T drops conservative network

    Newsmax CEO decries ‘discrimination’ after AT&T drops conservative network

    Conservative media figures and former President Donald Trump have weighed in after AT&T’s DirectTV cable service dropped the far right-wing Newsmax network from its channel lineup this week, with Newsmax CEO Christopher Ruddy decrying the move as “a blatant act of political discrimination and censorship” in a blistering press release on the network’s website. In a statement…

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