Italy president asks Matteo Renzi to be next PM – BBC News

BBC NewsItaly’s President Giorgio Napolitano has asked Matteo Renzi, the mayor of Florence, to form a new government. Enrico Letta resigned as prime minister on Friday, after he was ousted…

Italy’s Renzi gets nod to form new govt – Businessweek

BusinessweekROME (AP) — Italy’s president on Monday asked the brash young leader of the Democratic Party, Matteo Renzi, to try to form a new government after Renzi managed to oust…

Focus shifts to Renzi as Letta resigns as Italian PM – Irish Times

Irish TimesEnrico Letta arrives at the presidential palace to tender his resignation after his Democratic Party backed leader Matteo Renzi’s call for a new government. EPA/Alessandro Di Meo. Paddy Agnew.…

Italian PM Enrico Letta to tender resignation – BBC News

BBC NewsItalian Prime Minister Enrico Letta has said he will resign on Friday after his Democratic Party backed a call for a new administration. Party leader Matteo Renzi had earlier…

Judge Kathleen McHugh Jails Chad Johnson For Butt-Slap: Social Media Erupts

Judge Kathleen “Katie” McHugh, the newly elected Broward County Judge who beat the politically connected Illene Lieberman and Garrett Michael Berman and Robert Abraham Jakovich in the 2012 election for…

Edward Snowden NSA Whistleblower No Hero, But Should Be Pardoned

Edward Snowden, the NSA Whistleblower who leaked details of a National Security Agency program called “PRISM,” is no hero, but should be pardoned. The reason is that Mr. Snowden talks…

What’s A Zeitgeist?

Hi Everyone! I became interested in what creates our American and now Global culture when I was around one-to-two years old and this thing called TV was before my eyes.…

Russian Meteor: Now 1,200 Injured, Vladimir Zhirinovsky Blames U.S.

The whole issue about the Russian Meteor that flew over Central Russia Friday morning at 33,000 MPH, causing a sonic boom of such massive proportions that it caused damage to…

Election Parties In Oakland And San Francisco: I’m Off To One Now

This blogger’s about to leave the office and computer and attend the annual Democratic Party Election Day Luncheon in San Francisco at Aventine. It’s a great event and always has…

Rules For Voting In The State Of Georgia

Ok, Election Day is tomorrow, and you’re undoubtedly concerned about the wave of attempts at trying to block your right to vote. Well, the fact is that, regardless of your…

George McGovern Passes At 90: Liberal Lion, Almost President

George McGovern has died. This blogger just got the email alert from CNN, which stated: Former U.S. Sen. George McGovern has died, according to a family statement. He was 90.…

“Patriot Update” Woman With Annoying View Of Michelle Obama

In the video, she was referred to as “hot,” which this blogger stands by, but the other story is she does not appear on the website of the Patriot Update…

Rep. Barbara Lee: “I Feel An Excitement And Sense Of Urgency” At DNC 2012

Congresswoman Barbara Lee, our great California 9th Congressional District Representative, said she felt an “excitement and sense of urgency” in getting out the Democratic Party’s message not just at the…

Clark Hall Says He’s A Democrat, But Has Not Supported President Obama

Clark Hall says he’s a Democrat running for Congress, but has not come to support President Obama. Hall, running in Arkansas, said that he’s for the presidential candidate that’s got…

Kathy Neal Suspends CA 18th District Assembly Bid – Oakland

Kathy Neal has announced that she is now formerly the candidate for the 18th District California Assembly Seat, which represents a good portion of Oakland, California. Here’s the letter Ms.…

Herman Cain On The View, Chris Christie Not Running

Two GOP stars, Herman Cain and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, made news today. Cain was in the news for being the first black GOP Presidential Candidate to appear on…

Black War On Obama? No. Just Tavis Smiley and Cornell West

When I met and talked to Professor Cornell West and Talk Show Host Tavis Smiley at the 2008 Democratic National Convention, the concern then was, as Professor West put it,…