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How to build a better ballot: Count the no votes, see which politician gets the least
By Vic Berardelli, Special to the Bangor (Maine) Daily News
The only effective ballot reform is one that puts politicians in their place. The current crop of proposed citizen initiatives tampers with the voting process but keeps political egos inflated. The time has come to enact the negative ballot.
Petitions are circulating in an attempt to get a referendum that would have the voters select office holders on a rank-and-reallocate basis.
Basically, one would vote for the candidate of choice but be asked to mark a second choice among the other candidates. In theory, if no candidate wins a clear majority (50 percent plus one) then the lowest candidate is eliminated and the second choice votes under that candidate are allocated to produce a majority vote winner.
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It’s Official Now – TSA Warns of Possible ISIS Attack on U.S. Soil
Somebody in the government appears to be finally taking notice of the story that came out about 10 days ago in alternative media that ISIS is close to US border in Mexico. Together with Jade Helm “occupation” of Southwest USA, this could be setting up the perfect storm — ISIS to the South, homeland patriots to the north, and “outside” aggressors from the federal government providing a “target-rich environment.”
TSA Warns of Possible ISIS Attack on U.S. Soil
The Pentagon’s “Operation Jade Helm 15″: The Floodgate towards Martial Law and World War III?
Stephan A. Schwartz
There was a time when the American legal system was considered the benchmark for the world. Those days are long gone. The American gulag today and the courts and law enforcement agencies that service it constitute an octopus of the state that might described by Kafka on acid. In the United States if you are an ivy league graduate and work for the right financial institution you can weasel billions from fixed income grandmothers with no fear of being held accountable. If you are Black or Hispanic, and particularly if you are poor, however, any touch by one of the suckers of the octopus, and you are doomed. We manufacture criminals in the United States. Like cars they are created in the factories of the prison system. And they are needed, like terrorists, because they justify the expenditure of billions upon billions, producing profits made by a tiny faction of the population. There is a reason we have five per cent of the world’s population, but twenty five per cent of the world’s prisoners.
Lawsuits Show Gov. Contractors Intentionally Jailing The Poor For Profit
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Tip of the Hat to Stephan A. Schwartz