Friday, July 7, 2006

Here are some headlines to warm up my re-entry into the world beyond kwti elections..

Missing Votes Add to Turmoil in Mexico
About 2.5 million ballots left out of the initial count
Mexican Election in Limbo
"But if history is any lesson, Lopez Obrador is no Al Gore. He won't walk away from a stolen election without a protest. His political rise has been characterized by having to respond to dirty tricks"
"In 1988, Lopez Obrador was a leading organizer in the presidential campaign of leftist candidate Cuauhtemoc Cardenas. Early on election night, Mexico's own electoral system showed Cardenas with a substantial lead over PRI candidate Carlos Salinas. Then there was a mysterious computer crash, and the country woke up the next morning to an announcement that Salinas was the victor"
Conservative scrapes victory in Mexico amid claims of fraud
Speaking of stolen elections up North:
Was the 2004 Election Stolen?
Republicans prevented more than 350,000 voters in Ohio from casting ballots or having their votes counted -- enough to have put John Kerry in the White House.
Rolling Stone
That was just to make us feel more at home, among the other countries with shady elections.
And in the also creepy section of the news:
Documents reveal hidden fears over Britain's nuclear plants
Unexplained cracks in reactor cores increase likelihood of accident
Big "never a right move" Energy, the people who bought you pollution, smog, car exhaust, smoke stacks and now nukuler disaters waiting to happen.
Palestine weeps again..
Collective punishment is banned by the Geneva Conventions..but everyone knows's just that you aren't supposed to mention it. When will either side learn how to end this with justice?
Want to see what Florida will look like after global warming has made it's point? How 'bout the world? You check the boxes and then refresh the map.


Shemsi said...

Yes, putting dangerous substances (nuclear power plants) in the care of politicians is a BAD idea.

kwtia said...