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Confusion as Turkey Clocks Defy Time-Change Delay
Offbeat  (tags: Clocks change, #saatkaƧ, Turkey, EEST, Erdogan Engineered Standard Time, automatic clocks, election, off-beat )

Evelyn
- 243 days ago - bbc.com
"We're on special 'Erdogan time' as he decided not to implement daylight savings until after the election. Unfortunately, while he CAN hold back time, he CAN'T hold back automatic clocks." "Turkey is on EEST.... Erdogan Engineered Standard Time"
STEALIN ALL MY DREAMS - A MODERN DAY PROTEST SONG AND VIDEO (Canada)
Offbeat  (tags: Blue Rodeo, Canada, CBC, conservatives, democracy, election, environment, First Nations, fossil fuels, Harper, music, pipelines, poverty, science, water )

Julie
- 266 days ago - bluerodeo.com
Canada's FABULOUS country rock band Blue Rodeo wrote Stealin' All My Dreams, a song and video that chronicle the failings of the Harper government. Link to free song download available on the website.
Tories Forced to Return £50k Donation From US Tax EvaderâEUR(TM)s Wife
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Crime, Election, Law, Politics, Scandal, UK, USA )

Ray
- 430 days ago - rt.com
BritainâEUR(TM)s Conservative Party returned a donation of £50,000 from a wealthy businesswoman on Monday after it emerged she was once wanted on charges of tax fraud in the United States.
Most Dangerous Woman in BritainâEUR(TM): Establishment Press Attack SNPâEUR(TM)s Sturgeon
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Austerity, Election, Politics, UK )

Ray
- 430 days ago - rt.com
Right wing commentators and newspapers have taken to using dirty tactics to challenge the seemingly endless rise of Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon.
UKIP Wales Leader Nathan Gill: Climate Change Not Man Made
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, environment, politics, election, UKIP )

Ray
- 439 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The leSpeaking on BBC Wales' Sunday Supplement, Nathan Gill also said it was "complete stupidity to think by sticking a bunch of wind turbines all over Wales that we are somehow going to stop the weather from changing".
Campaignspotting: The BBC's New US Presidential Blog
Offbeat  (tags: BBC, Campaignspotting, election, USA )

Ray
- 475 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
You may not be ready for the 2016 US presidential race, but the candidates are ready for you.
Election Essay: What's Love Got to Do With Politics?
Offbeat  (tags: politics, election, essay, UK )

Ray
- 477 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Love is rarely discussed in the context of politics, but in the first of four Panorama pre-election reports, Fergal Keane considers the role it plays.
ISIS Terrorists Try to Stone a Woman to Death for Adultery: Then There Was a Miraculous Intervention
Offbeat  (tags: election, politics, weird news, ISIS, religion, islam, ethics, bizarre )

Hilary
- 505 days ago - ijreview.com
When ISIS' instigated stoning of a woman accused of adultery failed to kill her, a surprising intervention saved her life.
Rep. Michael Grimm Resigns Seat After Pleading Guilty to Tax Evasion
Offbeat  (tags: Corruption, Court, Crime, Election, Law, Politics, Scandal, USA )

Ray
- 542 days ago - rt.com
US Rep. Michael Grimm said late Monday that he will resign his seat in Congress, one week after the Staten Island, New York Republican pleaded guilty to federal tax evasion.
Washington State Elects Dead Man Into Legislature
Offbeat  (tags: Election, USA )

Ray
- 598 days ago - rt.com
In possibly the biggest upset victory of the midterm elections on Tuesday, voters in suburban Seattle opted to keep a recently-deceased man in the state legislature.
Fracking Banned in Its Birthplace: Texas Town Votes to Outlaw Hydraulic Fracturing
Offbeat  (tags: Ecology, Election, Energy, Fracking, Gas, Law, USA )

Ray
- 598 days ago - rt.com
Voters in Denton, Texas approved a ban on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, on Tuesday, making the city the first in Texas to outlaw the controversial gas-extraction process.
Are the Greens' Novel and Popular Ideas Enough to Win Votes?
Offbeat  (tags: Politics, Election, Green, Veggi-Sweets, UK )

Ray
- 658 days ago - bbc.co.uk
I'm standing in front of what I'm told is the "biggest mobile vegan sweet shop in the world".
Abe Becomes Japan's PM With Focus On Economic Recovery
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, government, world, economic recovery, Shinzo Abe, LDP, Liberal Democratic Party, new prime minister, election )

Naoko
- 1276 days ago - mainichi.jp
Shinzo Abe, leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, became Japan's new prime minister on Wednesday, putting top priority on overcoming the prolonged economic slump.
Chris Rock - Message for White Voters   video
Offbeat  (tags: humor, election, Obama, Chris Rock, voters, whites, funny )

Nancy
- 1326 days ago - youtube.com
Jimmy Kimmel Live...gotta laugh a bit.
 

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