Editorial: Evidence of fraud in a Florida election. Where's the outrage?
The walls of the Florida Capitol in Tallahassee are lined with nuanced portraits of leaders who left a lasting legacy. Jeb Bush, the “e-governor,” is depicted with his BlackBerry alongside. And Dempsey Barron, the Panhandle rancher who dominated the Senate for two decades, is shown on his horse.Considering how secret money and shady candidates continue to corrupt our politics, the Capitol should also find wall space for Alex Rodriguez, a 55-year-old South Florida mechanic who ran for the Florida Senate in November and lost.Alex who? That’s the point. Until now, no one knew this unknown candida...
'He is a brave and clear-headed coach' - Barcelona presidential candidate pledges loyalty to Koeman
Xavi Vilajoana would stand by Ronald Koeman as Barcelona coach if he is elected president of the club, hailing the Dutchman as a "brave and clear-headed" option in an interview with Goal.The long-term board member, youth director of football under previous supremo Josep Maria Bartomeu's reign, is one of several candidates waging an election campaign to take the reins in January following the latter's resignation.With the decision set to be made just over three weeks into the new year, whoever takes charge at Camp Nou will inherit a club fractured by on and off-field turmoil after a barren 2019...
Barcelona presidential candidate ‘convinced’ Messi wants to stay but admits talks must be held
Barcelona presidential candidate Toni Freixa remains “convinced” that Lionel Messi wants to remain at the club, but admits that discussions need to be held as soon as possible.The Liga giants faced the very real threat of seeing their talismanic figure walk away from Camp Nou over the summer.With Messi growing disillusioned with life on and off the field in Catalunya, the mercurial Argentine made a push for the exits. He was quickly informed that a break clause in his contract had expired, meaning that he was tied to terms through to the end of the 2020-21 campaign.Messi exclusively revealed t...
Barcelona presidential candidate could rename Camp Nou after Messi
Barcelona presidential candidate Emili Rousaud has promised to hold a referendum on renaming the club's stadium after star player Lionel Messi.The Catalan side will elect a new president in January to replace Josep Maria Bartomeu, who resigned from his post last month as the entire board - including Rousaud - stepped down.Pressure on Bartomeu increased over the summer after Messi announced his desire to leave the club. The Argentina international criticised the president when he announced in an exclusive interview with Goal he would be staying at Camp Nou for another season.While Messi has giv...
NPP has no female parliamentary candidate in Bono East Region
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has no female parliamentary candidate, contesting the 2020 polls in the Bono East Region.In all the party has 11 candidates vying for the various parliamentary seats and already has five out of the 11 parliamentary seats in the region.The contestants are Martin Kwaku Adjei-Mensah Korsah, 42, the Deputy Minister for Regional Reorganisation and Development is contesting for the Techiman South constituency seat. He is a native of Techiman and holds Masters of Arts in Politics and International Relations, Nottingham University, United Kingdom (UK).The NPP incumbent MP...
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Falae cries out: Don’t allow Fulani herdsmen kidnap me again
Former Presidential candidate of the Alliance for Democracy in 1999, Chief Olu Falae has raised the alarm over invasion of his farm by Fulani herdsmen in Ondo State.He said Fulani herdsmen should not be allowed to kidnap him again for the second time as they did in September 2015.Falae, in a letter addressed to the Commander of the state security outfit, Amotekun, Chief Adetunji Adeleye, said in the last few weeks, Fulani herdsmen came into his maize farm twice to eat up and trample large sessions of the farm.He said he reported the incidents to Alhaji Bello, Chairman Meiyetti Allah for Ondo S...
US attack risks 'full-fledged war', says potential Iranian presidential candidate
An adviser to Iran's supreme leader who is a possible 2021 presidential candidate is warning that any American attack on the Islamic Republic could set off a "full-fledged war" in the Mideast in the waning days of the Trump administration.Speaking to The Associated Press, Hossein Dehghan struck a hard-line tone familiar to those in Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard, a force he long served in before becoming a defense minister under President Hassan Rouhani.A soldier has yet to serve as Iran's top civilian leader since its 1979 Islamic Revolution, in part over the initial suspicion that i...
US Senate blocks Trump's controversial Fed candidate
Washington (AFP) - The US Senate on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's controversial pick from joining the Federal Reserve board, at least for now.Two Republicans joined Democrats in opposing Judy Shelton, a strident critic of the central bank who has faced an unprecedented public wave of resistance from dozens of well-known economists and Nobel laureates. Vice President-elect and Senator Kamala Harris returned to Washington to cast the tie-breaking vote, interrupting planning for President-elect Joe Biden's administration.However, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell also voted no m...
Right-Wing Meltdown Continues
Not since the film Raiders of the Lost Ark had its debut in 1981 have there been meltdowns as dramatic as the ones coming from right-wing pundits.Mollie Hemingway: “The media clearly are doing everything in their power to help their candidate who is Joe Biden be able to claim that he won this election, and they are doing that in part on how they make calls on different states.”Christopher Bedford: “Saturday’s Media Declaration Is A Naked Attempt To Silence Republicans, And Nothing Has Changed”Bruce Bawer: “If All the Fraud Is Uncovered, Trump Will Win”Beneath his commentary’s title, Bawer writ...
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'Barca need to keep Messi even after he retires' - Presidential candidate Font hopes Xavi can convince star to stay
One of the candidates in Barcelona’s upcoming presidential election says the club needs to ensure Lionel Messi stays not only in the short-term, but beyond his retirement as a player.Messi shocked the football world when he tried to leave Camp Nou over the summer, and his public criticism of the club’s leadership was a key factor in former president Josep Maria Bartomeu’s resignation in October.Victor Font is campaigning to replace Bartomeu and he is hoping his proposal to bring Xavi back to Barcelona as head coach will help keep hold of Messi."When you are lucky enough to have the best player...