The United States has held its midterm elections, and they proved to be an unmitigated disaster for the Democrats, with the Republicans taking control of Congress.
TV Stations and Videos on Political issues
“CNN’s Brian Todd reports on the strange absence of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un from public appearances.” – YT
David Cameron hates poor people, wants to bring back slavery, and is intent on selling off the National Health Service. At least according to this video.
“UN Women’s Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson gives a speech at an event focusing on gender inequality.” – YT
The results of the referendum on Scottish independence are in, and Scotland has voted to remain part of the United Kingdom. As an Englishman, I’m glad the Scots decided to remain part of the UK, but with almost half of the country voted to leave, opinions are split down the middle.
“At a political strategy summit hosted on June 16 by the conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch, Richard Fink, their top political strategist, told the private audience that when he sees someone “on the street” he says, “Get off your ass, and work hard like we did.”
“The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has beheaded Steven J. Sotloff, the second American executed by the Islamic militant group, and posted a video of it on the Internet, the SITE Intelligence Group, a research organization that tracks jihadist web postings, said Tuesday.
“The explosion of new food additives coupled with an easing of oversight requirements is allowing manufacturers to avoid the scrutiny of the Food and Drug Administration, which is responsible for ensuring the safety of chemicals streaming into the food supply.
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is continuing to dominate the Internet, with people from all walks of life tipping a bucket of ice-cold water on their head to raise awareness (and funds) for the ALS Association.
The latest kind-hearted individual to take part is none other than George W. Bush, former President of the United States of America. Wait, really?
“On August 20, 2014, President Obama delivered a statement on the murder of James Foley by the terrorist group, ISIL.” – YT