Election

ozatheist on November 5th, 2008

Well what else is there to talk about? Americans have elected Barack Obama as their next President, but I don’t envy his position. As the ABC says: Senator Obama, 47, will be inaugurated the 44th US president on January 20, 2009, and inherit an economy mired in the worst financial crisis since the 1930s, two [...]

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ozatheist on November 4th, 2008

Americans – VOTE! It’s one simple thing, once every four years. Don’t think that just because Obama will probably win that this is an excuse for you not to vote. Your vote may just be the one that swings the final outcome. If you don’t vote you only have yourself to blame if the outcome [...]

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ozatheist on June 14th, 2008

A recent survey by Pew Research Centre shows that around the world the Democratic nominee for president, Barack Obama, is strongly preferred as president of the US over his rival, the Republican John McCain. However in America it’s not so clear. In Australia, 80 per cent of participants said they had confidence in Senator Obama, [...]

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ozatheist on June 14th, 2008

I’m voting republican. You’ll get what you deserve. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FiQJ9Xp0xxU&hl=en] Sadly, some people won’t ‘get’ this. Thanks to T&A at Aye! Technorati Tags: Republican,Voting,USA,Election

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ozatheist on November 11th, 2007

It seems Family First Party (FFP) has given preferences to Pauline Hanson’s Party, above the Democrats and Greens. I don’t know what Steve Fielding’s problem is with the Greens, and I also don’t know who he’s been talking to: “Most Australians would be very shocked to know that the Greens could hold the balance of [...]

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ozatheist on October 24th, 2007

The Political Compass has a neat little test to see where you fit on the economic and social dimension, particularly¬†as it relates to politics. ¬†The resulting graph shows if you are Left or Right on the economic scale and Authoritarian or Libertarian on the social scale. Here’s where I ended up, just Left of the [...]

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ozatheist on October 23rd, 2007

Coming up to an election and we have to decide between Liberal’s John Howard and Labour’s Kevin Rudd. Both leaders have shown strong inclinations towards religion. Howard’s disapproval of gay marriages and holding talks with the Exclusive Brethren. Rudd has also not been shy in declaring his religious leanings, he’s also opposed to gay marriages [...]

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