The results of yesterday’s first round of the French presidential election are in and far right Marine Le Pen (Front National) finished with 21.4%. Conservative François Fillon (Les Républicains) who was weakened by so-called “Penelopegate” came in third. The winner is centrist Emmanuel Macron (En Marche!) with 23.9%. The runoff on May 7th isn’t expected… Read More ›
We told you about Donald Trump… Right now isolationists who so wanted to get behind Trump all are a twitter (pun intended) that their god-king is not going to be the isolationist they had hoped. We told you so. Trump campaigned on beating ISIS (even though his supposed “plan” to defeat them is clearly as… Read More ›
Yes, one last jab in the back before he left office.
Brexit won. Nationalism won. And why should anyone be worried that something that a fascist like Trump, a racist like Farage, and a tyrant like Putin passed? I’m sure it will all work out in the end. In light of Brexit, Trump, Sanders, and other forms of societal suicide words and phrases like nationalism and… Read More ›
So the Brits made their decision. Brexit it is and I can’t say I’m surprised. Nationalism is on the rise all over Europe and people who support the status quo always tend to stay home anyway so it was expectable. Still I’m disappointed, especially when I see people praising this referendum for bringing back freedom…. Read More ›
It’s weirdly fascinating how out of wack the world can be. Today it seems like everything the media publishes is a load of finely woven trash to make you care about an issue and to make you lean a certain way. Not all media is like that of course. But too often stories are… Read More ›
Violent attacks in Israel. Oh, is it that time of year again? Sure, but this time its not Gaza and southern Israel. For the first time in years extreme violence has irrupted in the holiest of Jewish cities: Jerusalem.
Don’t get me wrong, Netanyahu made good points, he’s a great speaker and he was 100% correct. Problem is it doesn’t matter. He was speaking to the UN and they listen in one ear and out the other. A moving and powerful speech left a far-from-full room completely unchanged.
There’s a video that was a posted a couple of months ago on facebook. It’s making the rounds pretty rapidly right now, I’ve seen it posted probably a dozen times by different facebook friends in the last 2 days alone. Who knows why or when something will go viral, but this video has certainly made… Read More ›
It’s been brought to my attention that a recent post relating to Caitlyn Jenner and the reality of transgenderism on this site has raised offense. As the executive editor of Elementary Politics I have always allowed editorial freedom from my writers as long as their topics fit within our websites rather loose guidelines of politics… Read More ›