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Proposition 37 appears to have failed in California, but GMO labeling awareness achieves victory

Mike Adams
Natural News
Nov 7, 2012

Proposition 37 appears to have failed at the ballot box in California, according to the California Secretary of State ballot measures results. The GMO labeling ballot measure, which would have required food companies to label the GM content of foods, was defeated with the use of over $45 million in fraudulent advertising and dirty tricks funded by Monsanto, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, Kellogg, General Mills, DuPont, Bayer and other [...]

Regulators Approve Political Donations Via Text Message

Alina Selyukh 
Reuters
June 12, 2012

Campaigns and political groups can now receive donations through text messaging, thanks to a new ruling by federal election regulators that creates a new cash-gathering tool in this election year’s race to raise unprecedented amounts.

The Federal Election Commission on Monday gave its unanimous approval to allow candidates’ political action committees to collect contributions submitted via text messaging, a near-instant way to garner small-donor cash often viewed as [...]

Pension votes in cities put pressure on Gov. Brown

After voters in San Jose and San Diego, two of California’s largest cities, rolled back public employee pensions in Tuesday’s election, pressure is mounting on Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature to take similar action to deal with financial crises that are crippling state and local governments.

But don’t expect politicians in California to attack the collective bargaining rights of public unions as they did in Wisconsin, experts said Wednesday. The [...]

Ron Paul Launches “Give Me Liberty” Money Bomb Today

New poll reveals Congressman is most competitive of all candidates against Obama

Steve Watson
Infowars.com
March 23, 2012

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul kicks off a much needed fundraising effort today on the back of a revealing poll that gives his campaign fresh impetus.

Paul is appealing to his supporters to get behind the “Give Me Liberty” money bomb today amid reports that the campaign spent more than it raised in February.

“The truth is, right now our [...]

Chavez’s dream grows in ‘socialist’ Venezuelan city

After nine months in a flood victims’ shelter, Daviana Padron now lives in a free apartment, works in a cooperative bakery and her kids attend a new school in the Venezuelan city of Caribia.

The coastal town outside Caracas is a model of what President Hugo Chavez refers to as his Bolivarian socialist revolution. And he plans to eventually turn the socialist-minded project into home to more than 100,000 people.

It also is an example of [...]