GR Schools concede that man with holstered handgun had right to enter

GRAND RAPIDS -- School district leaders today conceded that a man who walked into Aberdeen Elementary to vote on Tuesday -- with an openly visible handgun holstered to his waist -- did not violate the law.

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Colorado secretary of state bars overseas soldiers from voting

How low will some Republicans go? Now they're even trying to keep soldiers overseas from voting in Colorado.

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What can we as Individuals do to Free Ourselves and our Country?

Complaints without at least suggestions for solutions are a dime a dozen. The cartel of international bankers, weapons manufacturers, politicians, government "security" agencies and warmongering thieves is huge and can individual citizens effect any kind of change or improvement? By voting?

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Free pot in exchange for registering to vote?

A medical marijuana shop's offer of free pot in exchange for registering to vote appears to have gone up in smoke. Your Healthy Choice Clinic of Lansing, Mich., had been offering a half gram on its website ahead of a vote for city council seats and after the council approved capping the number of medical marijuana dispensaries within city limits and setting a $1,000 application fee.

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Voters Prefer Charlie Sheen to Palin and Obama

According to a new poll, independent voters say they favor Sheen over Sarah Palin by a 41/36 margin. And it's not just independents who are supporting the tiger-blooded warlock. Democrats would support him by a 44-24 margin for president over Palin and Republicans would support him 37-28 over Obama. The conclusion from Public Policy People may not have any respect for Sheen but they still think he'd be a better alternative than their opposing party's leading figure.

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It's Okay That You're Not Voting

One of the best arguments for not voting I've seen.

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The Impossibility of an Informed Electorate

The idea that democracy works better when informed people vote would seem to make sense. However, the case for informed voting breaks down when we consider the difficulties of being well-informed about political options.

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Iliterate Clown Voted Into Brazilian Congress

Francisco Everardo Oliveira Silva, a 45-year old illiterate Brazilian man best known for his portrayal of Tiririca the clown, just won a place in Brazilian Congress with more than 2x the votes as the next closest candidate. JOKES: YES WE CAN.

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Libertarians lead Independent shift from Obama

Who are these centrist, independent-minded voters who swung the elections in Virginia, New Jersey and Massachusetts to Republican candidates and are likely to be crucial in races this fall?

Political analysts are searching for a name. They have tried “tea partier,” “populist,” “conservative,” even “strange and unpredictable.”

None of these fits, however.

These voters are neither populist nor conservative. But many may be libertarian — fiscally conservative but socially liberal or tolerant.

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Federal Appeals Court: Felons In Prison should be able to vote

Fed judges: Wash. felony inmates should get vote
By RACHEL LA CORTE Associated Press Writer
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Incarcerated felons should be allowed to vote in Washington to ensure that racial minorities are protected under the Voting Rights Act, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

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