Tassanee Vejpongsa and Grant Peck, Associated Press Updated 6:45 am PST, Thursday, March 7, 2019 Leader of Thai Raksa Chart party Preechapol Pongpanich, center, talks to media at the Constitutional Court in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, March 7, 2019. Thailand's Constitutional Court has ordered the dissolution of the Thai Raksa Chart party ahead of this month's general election because it nominated a member of the royal family to be its candidate for prime minister. less Leader of Thai Raksa Chart party Preechapol Pongpanich, center, talks to media at the Constitutional Court in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, March 7, 2019. Thailand's Constitutional Court has ordered the ... more Photo: Sakchai Lalit, AP Photo: Sakchai Lalit, AP Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close Image 1 of 5 Leader of … [Read more...] about Thai court disbands political party for nominating princess
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Republicans drinking. Painting by Andy Thomas After observing and experiencing the machinations and voting records of the Republican Party from Nixon to Reagan To Bush To Trump, one can arrive at only one conclusion: it is anti-life. The Trump-White-Republican (Trumwhiticans) Party calls itself pro-life when it comes to abortion. But when we examine political platforms and voting records, the only period the Trumwhitican Party is actually pro-life is the nine-months from conception to birth. After birth they forget it takes money ($260,000) to age 18), parents, a village, a state, and a nation to raise children. Look at what Trumwhiticans have opposed. As an example, is health care a privilege of wealth or a right? Real conservatives such as Otto von Bismarck and Winston Churchill agreed it was important for a nation to have healthy citizens. Both instituted universal care for Germany and Great Britain. We are now the only developed nation … [Read more...] about All The Evidence Points To An Anti-Life Political Party
Vote is about TrumpRe: "We Recommend — Sessions in U.S. House District 32," Wednesday Editorials. Your recommendation of Pete Sessions is also a recommendation of President Donald Trump. Trump has debased the office of the presidency with his profligate lying, demeaning treatment of women and running up a record deficit with a tax break that mainly helped himself and his fellow billionaires. Voting for Sessions is the voter's way of basically saying, "Yes, I approve of Trump as our president." This election is about Trump and whether his record is one that should be defended, as Sessions does, or repudiated, as Colin Allred does.The Rev. Charles E. Cox, DallasAllred can deliver changeSorry, but in my view, 22 years in Congress is more than enough. Colin Allred is a solid candidate who can bring fresh, young thinking to a stodgy, politically inept organization. I urge my fellow 32nd District voters to embrace the change Allred can deliver. Jerry Zeffren, Far North … [Read more...] about Letters: Pete Sessions, a new political party, Texas foster care, Beto O’Rourke, voter turnout, Christian values
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Global Opinions by J.J. McCullough by J.J. McCullough Email the author May 10 at 1:55 PM Email the author Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greets supporters in July 2017 during a Liberal Party fundraising event in Surrey, British Columbia. (Ben Nelms/The Canadian Press via AP) If there’s one thing consistently wrong with Canadian politics, it’s too much consensus. Political consensus is fashionable in this polarized age, conjuring inspiring images of uniting disparate ideologues on common ground for the common good. In practice, alas, it more often manifests as multiparty endorsement for the bad ideas of the … [Read more...] about Why is Canada trying to restrain political activism?
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader World The Five Star Movement leader Luigi Di Maio, left, and League leader Matteo Salvini may be close to forming a coalition government. (Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images) by Chico Harlan by Chico Harlan Email the author May 10 at 6:41 PM Email the author ROME — Italy’s two upstart populist political parties were pushing Thursday to form a government that would combine elements of euro-skepticism and far-right protectionism and place Italy at the forefront of this continent’s rebellion against the old political order. The talks between the Five Star Movement and the League, the parties most buoyed by … [Read more...] about A political deal in Italy could lead to Western Europe’s first fully populist government