Ireland: Fianna Fáil up by 15

What party would you support in the next general election?

Jun. 2008 Apr. 2008 Mar. 2008
Fianna Fáil (FF) 40% 40% 35%
Fine Gael (FG) 25% 28% 30%
Labour Party (Lab.) 10% 11% 11%
Sinn Fein (SF) 10% 6% 9%
Green Party (GP) 7% 9% 8%
Progressive Democrats (PD) 2% 1% 1%

Source: Red C / Sunday Business Post
Methodology: Interviews with 1,000 Irish adults, conducted from Jun. 13 to Jun. 15, 2008. No margin of error was provided.

Nebraska: McCain Leads by 16… or 9

McCain (R) Obama (D) Other / Not sure Date
(2) Rasmussen Reports 52% 36% 12% Jun. 23
(1) SurveyUSA 49% 40% 11% May 16-18

(2) Rasmussen Reports – Telephone interviews with 500 likely voters in Nebraska, conducted on Jun. 23, 2008. Margin of error is 4 per cent.
(1) SurveyUSA – Telephone interviews with 600 registered voters in Nebraska, conducted on May 29, 2008. Margin of error is 4.1 per cent.

Obama 47, McCain 43

If the candidates were Barack Obama, the Democrat, and John McCain, the Republican, and you had to choose, for which of these candidates would you vote? (Leaners included)

Jun. 2008 Feb. 2008 Apr. 2007
Barack Obama (D) 47% 48% 47%
John McCain (R) 43% 41% 42%
Other / Undecided 10% 11% 11%

Source: ABT SRBI / Time
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 805 registered American voters, conducted from Jun. 19 to Jun. 25, 2008. Margin of error is 3.5 per cent.

Jindal Signs Sex-Offender Castration Bill

“I want to send the message loud and clear – to the Supreme Court of the United States and beyond – make no mistake about it, if anyone wants to molest children and commit sexual assaults on kids they should not do so here in Louisiana.”
—Bobby Jindal, Governor of Louisiana

Proposed License Plate States ‘Hispanics Discovered Florida’

“Every community wants to be recognized for its contributions to society. I think this is just part of our assimilation process and our acceptance in Florida.”

New Zealand: Conservative National Party has 24 pt. Lead

If an election was held today, which party would you vote for with your party vote?

Jun. 2008 May 2008 Feb. 2008
National 54% 56% 55%
Labour 30% 29% 32%
Greens 7% 6% 6%
New Zealand First 3% 5% 3%
Maori Party 2% 2% 2%
ACT 1% 1% 1%
United Future 1% 1% ‘’

Source: AC Nielsen / Fairfax Newspapers
Methodology: Telephone interviews to 1,101 New Zealand voters, conducted from Jun. 11 to Jun. 17, 2008. Margin of error is 3.1 per cent.

Democrat Law Maker Promises to ‘Rip Apart’ Child-Abuse Victims in Court

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“I’m gonna rip them apart. I’m going to make sure that the rest of their life is ruined, that when they’re 8 years old, they throw up; when they’re 12 years old, they won’t sleep; when they’re 19 years old, they’ll have nightmares and they’ll never have a relationship with anybody.”
—James Fagan, Democrat, Massachusetts