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Controversial ACT political finance laws start

Controversial changes to the campaign finance laws that govern ACT political parties have started today.

Elections ACT has stated the removal of the $10,000 cap on donations and an increase in election funding for parties and non-party candidates from $2 a vote to $8 a vote are among the laws passed. 387 more words


Maftoum implicated in unauthorised telephone polls

Former ACT Labor candidate Karl Maftoum – who is lining up a run in the 2016 ACT election – could be in for severe party sanctions after it has emerged he is behind a company running unauthorised opinion polls. 111 more words


LIKE Canberra Party to stand in 2016 ACT election

It’s more than 18 months to the next ACT election but things are starting to take shape.

The Bullet Train for Canberra Party, which earned a respectable showing in 2012, has been renamed to the LIKE Canberra Party. 126 more words


12th Man - Junior Edition

Last week’s Super Bowl was devastating for Seattle Seahawks fans. To watch your team almost win the game and instead throw an interception, with no time left on the clock, was hard to accept. 530 more words

Teaching Kids

A note about Mitt Romney

This morning, Mitt Romney announced that he wouldn’t run for President in 2016. I wish him well.

I was a Santorum backer in the early 2012 process. 572 more words

New Hampshire

Another Birthday has come and gone....

I am now a few days into the age of 52, it was a pleasant birthday, my wife bought me a Yamaha Acoustic guitar. and got me a cake. 268 more words


Romney 'Seriously Considering' 2016 Bid With Focus On Poverty

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney sought to cast himself as a champion of the nation’s poor Friday, as he announced he is giving a third presidential campaign “serious consideration.” 800 more words