Denton County Texas voters felt so inspired by Sen. Mark Udall's (D.-Co.) anti-fracking campaign that they approved a ban on such drilling with County limits.
The Houston Chronicle reports that, "Voters in the oil-rich North Texas city of Denton voted Tuesday to ban further permitting of hydraulic fracturing, upsetting a campaign backed by big oil and gas companies opposing the measure."
Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin, a Republican, trounced his Democrat Party opponent, Mary Burke in his re-election bid. So, it's time for conservatives to start talking about a Scott Walker for President campaign. He's effective at fighting Labor Unions and a Tea Party favorite.
According to the Chicago Tribune, "Republican Governor Scott Walker appears to have won re-election Tuesday night, according to Reuters/Ipsos, prevailing in a tough fight against Democratic challenger Mary Burke. Walker, 47, a conservative Tea Party favorite considered to have presidential aspirations, also survived a recall election in 2012, beating back a labor-backed effort to oust him from the governor’s office."
Now that the Republican Party has retaken control of the Senate, limousine liberal investment bankers, country club Republicans and Tea Party haters, are getting ready to endorse and fund Jeb Bush for President campaign.
The American Conservative reports that, "I don’t think Bush is likely to be the next Republican nominee for reasons I’ve , but it’s worth pointing out a few of the more important flaws in Halperin’s “analysis” here. According to fairly , most Floridians (53%) don’t want Jeb Bush running for president, and in a hypothetical match-up with Clinton he receives just 44% in the state where he was governor for eight years. So it’s not just fantasy to imagine Bush carrying Wisconsin, Iowa, and Ohio, which have all become impossible or very difficult states for Republican presidential candidates. It is also something of a stretch to assume that he could carry his own home state, which is frankly the only reason to consider him for the nomination in the first place."
The Tunisian youth, who launched the Arab Spring, are now becoming militant Islamist jihadists.
The Daily Telegraph of London reports that, "It is just the sort of neighbourhood that Tunisia’s revolution was meant to help. Douar Hicher’s concrete flats are filled with young men and women who drove the uprising that kicked off the Arab Spring of 2011, hoping to usher in a new era of opportunity."
Lena Dunham, who stars in a TV reality series about ugly naked women, has cancelled all her publicity appearances over allegations that she maliciously sexually abused her younger sister.
According to ABC News, " has canceled two book tour dates in Europe amid accusations that she molested her sister when they were children. The actress tweeted on Monday that she was no longer going to attend events in Belgium and Germany."
The Houston Chronicle claims that rabble-rousing U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D.-Tx.) stands tall as the so-called "voice of reason" in the halls of Congress.
The Houston Chronicle reports that, "Sheila Jackson Lee's reputation for verbosity precedes her, but she has won respect through sheer force of effort because nobody works harder or cares more about helping Houston than she does. The congresswoman, seeking an 11th term representing District 18, is a stout defender of President Obama and has the attention of his staff, which she puts to good use. She told us she "makes sure every one of the president's cabinet members is working for District 18," which includes downtown and the historically black Third, Fourth and Fifth Wards."
A Russian company is manufacturing Koran phones that show Muslims how to find Mecca.
Russia Today reports that, "A unique cellphone solely for Muslims – with pre-installed Koran in Russian and Arabic and “prayer alarm” – is to go on sale in Russia from the end of November. Created by , the cell phone is expected to become a popular device with Muslims in Russia. A built-in navigator automatically determines the user’s location and also points the way to the East, where Mecca lies."
Great Britain Labour Party Leader Ed Miliband is encouraging pro-Feminist supporters to wear T-shirts that were manufactured under sweatshop conditions on the island of Mauritius.
According to the Belfast Telegraph, "A women's rights charity behind a t-shirt campaign now caught up in controversy over claims the products were made in "sweatshop" conditions has said it will order the clothes be withdrawn from sale if the reports are proven."
Charlie Crist, a Democrat running for Governor of Florida, received a $50,000 donation from Joe Rodriquez, who allegedly hired strippers forced to work under sweatshop conditions.
NewsMax reports that, "The Florida Republican Party on Friday pounded Charlie Crist, the Democratic candidate challenging Gov. Rick Scott in Tuesday's midterm election, over a new report on his alleged ties to the strip club industry."
African-American state lawmakers are expressing grave concerns that President Barry Obama's solar panel subsidies for American homeowners appear likely to raise the income inequality gap.
According to the Daily Caller, "African-American state lawmakers are worried that policies encouraging the use of rooftop solar panels may be widening inequality between rich and poor communities, hitting minorities especially hard."