Posts tagged as election

The main threat from COVID is not the disease

By Paul Craig Roberts on Monday, November 16, 2020

The Covid Deception was used in the US to justify fraud-ridden “vote by mail” in order to steal the election from President Trump.  Covid’s next use is to assault civil liberty. If the Democrats’ theft of the election stands, we are likely to get the national lockdown that Biden’s Covid adviser favors.  Little doubt that mandatory vaccination will be sold as the way to get released from lockdown. There have…

The U.S. election hits the Baltic States

By Viktors Domburs on Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Political upheavals in 2020 in major countries stir people all around the world. It turned out, that presidential elections in a single country, which are a purely internal affair of the state, have a global impact on the foreign policy of many states. Thus, the world froze in anticipation of the results of the US elections. The Baltic States, in particular, want to know if the new president continues financial,…

Donald Trump has lost Election 2020 (Video)

Monday, November 9, 2020

Donald Trump is an one of the most eccentric president of the United States. The 10 oddest things Donald Trump believes: 1. Wind power is bad because it kills birds. 2. He apparently hates dogs. 3. The F-35 stealth fighter is literally invisible. 4. Vaccines cause autism. 5. “Email is for wimps”. 6. Sleeping is bad. 7. Environmentally friendly lightbulbs cause cancer. 8. Exercise uses up your body’s finite energy.…

Lithuanian election and its discontents

Friday, October 30, 2020

Šimonytė has indicated she will preside over a substantial,  though not sudden  , change of course –  except in foreign policy   – and take personal charge of the country’s coronavirus effort. Lithuania’s president, too, has  reminded of his ‘welfare state’ slogan, saying he’ll be looking for minister nominees who share his vision.  LESS LUCKY  The Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania (LLRA-KŠS) party – which is in the current ruling…

Lithuania’s election winners start coalition talks

Thursday, October 29, 2020

The Homeland Union–Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD), the Liberal Movement and the Freedom Party plan to start drafting a programme for their planned centre-right government coalition. Ingrida Šimonytė, the conservative Homeland Union’s candidate for prime minister, has said she expects the two liberal parties to put forward their official proposals on Thursday. The Homeland Union’s presidium has named Šimonytė and Gabrielius Landsbergis, the party’s leader, as its negotiators in the coalition…

Lithuania: Social democrat leader loses election by 5 votes after recount

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Gintautas Paluckas, the leader of the Social Democratic Party (LSDP), lost the run-off vote in his single-member constituency after a recount gave a 5-ballot lead to his conservative opponent Edmundas Pupinis. On Sunday night, the Central Electoral Commission reported a tie between the two candidates in the Utena single-member constituency, with each getting 7,075 votes. The commission then did a recount and added several mail-in ballots that it said had…

Lithuania’s election winners pledge continuity in relation with Poland, foreign policy

Monday, October 26, 2020

The conservative Homeland Union said a new centre-right coalition would continue the country’s foreign policy course, including in relations with Poland, and will step up support for the Belarusian opposition. “[Lithuania’s] foreign policy will continue to be based on the same or at least similar principles it has been based on until now, meaning our strategic partnership with our neighbours – both with the Baltic states and with Poland –…

Lithuanian election winners look to form conservative-liberal government

Monday, October 26, 2020

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda is meeting with party leaders on Monday to discuss the formation of a new government after the parliamentary election. After the election results came in on Sunday night, the conservative Homeland Union–Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD) announced it was launching talks with two liberal parties – the Liberal Movement and Freedom Party – to build a centre-right government coalition. The Homeland Union secured 50 seats in the…

Lithuanian elections and Belarusian drones

Friday, October 9, 2020

The election day is Sunday, but voters have been casting their ballots all week, with  early voting   extended to accommodate for corona safety measures. Some have still  gotten stuck in queues  . This time, expatriate voters are electing their own MP, although some have discovered that, ironically, they  cannot do so from Lithuania  . Meanwhile the prime minister’s wife has caused a  minor controversy   by posting an endorsement…

US election divides Lithuanian diaspora: ‘intolerance visible on both sides’

Friday, October 9, 2020

The divisive presidential election in the United States has also exposed differences among the Lithuanian diaspora in the county, according to the Lithuanian American Community. The Lithuanian diaspora is deeply split into two camps over the upcoming presidential election on November 3, where Democrat Joe Biden will run against Republican incumbent Donald Trump, according to Arvydas Urbonavičius, the chairman of the Lithuanian American Community. “It is sad because we are…