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  BBC NEWS | Europe | Greenland voters root for independence
A significant impact was also made by the Democrats, a new party that wants to focus on improving Greenland's economy before any moves towards independence.
It was unclear who would become Greenland's new head of state after the vote for the 31-seat parliament.
Greenland, which has a cradle-to-grave system of social benefits, receives $375m annually from Denmark.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/europe/2543303.stm   (447 words)

 Charles Krauthammer: Moving troops   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Democrats' response is a classic demonstration of reactionary liberalism, the reflexive defense of the status quo long after its raison d'etre has evaporated.
Democrats accuse the administration of politicizing the redeployment by bringing it up as a campaign issue.
The Democrats turned their convention into a four-day teach-in celebrating the Swift boats of the Mekong River circa 1968 -- and then question the legitimacy of raising as a campaign issue for the consideration of the nation the most significant redeployment of American troops abroad since the Korean War.
www.townhall.com /columnists/charleskrauthammer/printck20040820.shtml   (697 words)

 Yorkshire CND - Greenland poll may pave way for independence - 4/12/02   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Greenland's 39,000 voters will brave temperatures as low as -350C today to vote in a general election expected to topple the Social Democrats from power and pave the way for full independence from Denmark, their former colonial master.
Greenland is dependent on a fishing industry that accounts for many jobs and the bulk of its exports and employment.
Greenland, then a Danish colony, had no say when Denmark and the US concluded a treaty in 1951 permitting exclusive US use of a several-hundred sq km area in the north-east of the country.
cndyorks.gn.apc.org /yspace/articles/bmd/greenland10.htm   (492 words)

 Rasmussen: March 2001, Pugwash Occasional Papers
Then, in a move reflecting Greenland’s desire to have a stronger voice in foreign and security policy issues (still the preserve of the Danish government), a permanent group of Danish and Greenlandic officials was created as an ongoing forum for discussion of foreign and security policy issues, in particular the 1951 Treaty.
The largest island on earth (at 2.1m square kilometers), Greenland changed from being a colony to a province of Denmark in 1953 and was brought in as a member of the European Union in 1972 (despite a no vote of 71 percent in a local referendum).
Since then, the only official statement to come from the Greenland Government was a joint communique in November 1999 of the main coalition parties,4 the Siumut and Inuit Ataqatigiit (IA), noting their opposition should NMD either contravene the ABM Treaty or be implemented unilaterally by the Americans.
www.pugwash.org /reports/nw/op2_2/opv2n2_8.htm   (1428 words)

 List of political parties in Greenland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Political parties in Greenland lists political parties in Greenland.
Greenland has a multi-party system, with two or three strong parties and a third party that is electorally successful.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_political_parties_in_Greenland   (136 words)

 G   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
democratic farmer's party of germany 1948-1990 (east germany)
democratic women's federation of germany 1947-1990 (east germany)
liberal democratic party of germany 1945-1990 (east germany)
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 The Galvin Opinion
My Response: Yes, the Democrats are slowly reinstating this century's version of the Red Army in the form of the culture of death and depravity--the segue into their political domination of a weak nation, one that craves entertainment and that would, i.e., begrudge money to Iraqis because Americans (via social welfare programs) deserve it more.
Democrats instinctively and reflexively protect their fellow members who are embroiled in scandal, shame, and petty partisan politics.
Democrats have been accustomed to hounding Republicans from the public arena knowing all too well that the target in their sights won't be protected by reciprocal slings and arrows.
thomasgalvin.blogspot.com /2004/08/being-coulterian-means-never-having-to.html   (1397 words)

 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On Greenland
On a sheet of ice where the Arctic Ocean meets the North Atlantic in the territorial waters of Greenland, Mamarut Kristiansen kneels beside the carcass of a narwhal, the elusive animal sometimes known as "the unicorn of the sea" for its spiraled ivory tusk...
City Clerk Ardyce Senfleben said the backup at Greenland was a result of heavy voter turnout and new housing development in the districts voting at Greenland...
Greenland, having secured autonomy from Denmark in 1979 but voted to withdraw from the European Union in 1982 only managed to extract itself in February 1985 after difficult and protracted negotiations.
politics.surfwax.com /files/Greenland_Election.html   (2894 words)

 The Mac Weekly
The Democrats, a new party that focuses on strengthening Greenland’s economy before any move toward independence, also fared well in the election.
It is currently unclear who will become Greenland’s new head of state after the vote for the 31-seat parliament.
Greenland is classified as a self-governing dependency and has been ruled by Denmark since 1721.
www.macalester.edu /weekly/120602/wnr.html   (983 words)

 Country Profile Denmark - EIU Online Store   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Greenlanders carry a grievance towards the Danish and US governments relating to the existence of nuclear weapons on Greenland during the cold war.
Greenland and the Faroe Islands are part of the Kingdom of Denmark, although they are both autonomous.
Neither the Faroe Islands nor Greenland are part of the EU (Greenland seceded after a referendum in 1982), but both territories are represented in the Folketing (parliament) and receive annual subventions plus additional financial assistance from Denmark.
store.eiu.com /index.asp?layout=show_sample&product_id=30000203&country_id=DK   (16533 words)

 MercoPress - Falklands-Malvinas & South Atlantic News
Greenland which is celebrating the 25th anniversary of autonomous government from the kingdom of Denmark is also preparing for full independence, a target supported by 80% of the 56,000 population.
Greenland is an enormous island of two million square kilometres but 82% is covered with ice and receives from Denmark an annual subsidy of almost 490 million US dollars.
Colonized by Denmark in the XVIII century Greenland was actually incorporated to the kingdom in 1953 and in 1979 managed an Autonomy Statute.
www.falkland-malvinas.com /Detalle.asp?NUM=3846   (540 words)

 The right to know   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Young Democrats understand that "massa mentality" still lives in Barbados so we ask on the behalf of those afraid or uncertain of how to go about it.
The Young Democrats submit that Greenland will not be the functioning waste disposal site that some person in need of prozac envisaged.
Greenland may very well have to be regarded as the part of our national park that exhibits the blundering of a proud and stupid government who by that time would have been utterly disgraced.
www.terryally.com /library/2000/20000830natp10a.html   (536 words)

 Index of political parties - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Democratic League of Bosniaks (Republic of Macedonia: Demokratska Liga na Boshnjacite)
Democratic Movement of Serbian Rumanians (Serbia and Montenegro: Demokratski pokret Rumuna Srbije)
Democratic Turnhalle Alliance of Namibia (Namibia: Democratic Turnhalle Alliance of Namibia)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Index_of_political_parties   (3478 words)

 Election Resources on the Internet: Elections to the Danish Folketing
Seats in the Faroe Islands and Greenland are apportioned separately, according to the largest average method of PR.
The Social Democrats were by far the dominant political force, although unlike in other Scandinavian countries, they never attained an absolute parliamentary majority.
Although the Center Democrats left the governing coalition in 1996, the Social Democratic Party remained in power until the 2001 Folketing election, in which the right-wing parties won a clear parliamentary majority.
electionresources.org /dk   (899 words)

 Ayn Clouter's Blog
Democratic demagogues, not seeing the great opportunity this presented for factory owners, denounced this as a so-called "depression", and proceeded to artificially prop up wage rates with dangerous laws forcing owners to negotiate with evil Labor Unions.
That was all the wimpy Democratic voters needed to hear, and the man from Carolina bolted to second place.
The Democrats have made their bed with illiterates, and now they will have to lie in it with (as well as to) them.
aynclouter.blogspot.com /2004_01_18_aynclouter_archive.html   (3070 words)

 Portsmouth Herald Local News: Greenland voters favor Kerry over Dean with ease
By the end of the day, 882 Greenland voters in all - including 656 Democrats - had turned out to vote, or 41.4 percent of the town’s registered voters.
The number of voters who registered as Democrats at the polls on Tuesday was not available from the town office as of Tuesday night.
Voters in the early morning appeared to favor Howard Dean, but the final count after the polls closed showed that Sen. John Kerry was the winner among Greenland Democrats, with 273 votes, or 41.6 percent.
www.seacoastonline.com /2004news/01282004/news/72890.htm   (345 words)

 查詢: [Greenland] - 線上英漢字典 (English-Chinese Dictionary)
Following the closing of the Black Angel lead and zinc mine in 1989, Greenland became almost completely dependent on fishing and fish processing, the sector accounting for 95% of exports.
Resumption of mining and hydrocarbon activities is not around the corner, thus leaving only tourism with some potential for the near future.
Proper noun Greenland 1) Self-governing island that is a territory of Denmark.
cdict.giga.net.tw /query/Greenland   (385 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Greenland voters root for independence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
All parties broadly want independence but differ on whether or not the country's economic problems should be solved first, correspondents say.
The base is thought to be a lynchpin in US plans to increase its ballistic missile defence shield which has led to concern that Greenland will be in the firing line in any future conflict.
Other politicians say Greenland's social and economic problems need to be addressed before the independence issue.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/low/world/europe/2543303.stm   (471 words)

 The Galvin Opinion
Except for Zel Miller, no Democrat is wishy-washy about supporting “The Party.” Democrats are soldiers, advocates, fierce defenders of “their guys.” To hell with the nation and the security of its citizens, average rank and file partisans will circle the wagons around their own.
The Democrats, like all other rank and file socialists and communists, will do anything to promote their agenda (remember how millions were killed by Lenin’s Red Army during the Communist uprising that began in 1917 Russia).
Democrats spin themselves as “strong” by boldly vilifying Republicans, and Republicans just sit back like fat-cats assuming they will win by less than a percentage point because that is the difference between the sane and the insane.
thomasgalvin.blogspot.com /2004/08/advocacy-lesson-for-republicans-be.html   (979 words)

 Cheesy Thoughts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Democratic mayors of the biggest cities in the battleground state are one of Democratic candidate John Kerry's main supports in Ohio.
Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Gordon Fischer says the presidential race is so tight in his Midwestern swing state that rank-and-file party members are getting a bad case of the jitters.
Interviews with other Democratic chairmen in the battleground states finds that Iowa is not the only state where Democrats are getting nervous about the increasing closeness of the race so soon after the Democratic convention.
cheesythoughts.blogspot.com   (13064 words)

 One Fine Jay » 2004 » August » 05
Greenland notes: Democrats rise up to defend those on their team who have been indicted, convicted, caught red-handed, destroying lives (Chappaquiddick), stealing, extorting and cheating.
Greenland’s Catholicism—well, in the rules of the game I’m allowed to anyway, considering how I was born and raised (but now a recovering) Roman Catholic—by noting that Democrat solidarity despite the wrongdoing of their members is quite reminiscent of the RCC’s solidarity in the face of homosexual abuse scandals by its priests.
Greenland makes a good point that comparing Moore and Coulter is a case of apples and oranges.
onefinejay.com /2004/08/05   (561 words)

 Democrats.US - Online Think Tank for Democrats - Editorial
AUSTIN, Texas -- "The aide (a senior adviser to President Bush) said that guys like me were 'in what we call the reality-based community,' which he defined as people who 'believe that solutions emerge from your judicious study of discernible reality.' I nodded and murmured something about enlightenment principles and empiricism.
Greenland's ice sheets contain enough water to raise the sea level by about 23 feet.
Scientists, a reality-based bunch of empiricists if ever there was one, are in no doubt about global warming.
www.democrats.us /editorial/ivins121904.shtml   (916 words)

 Elections in Denmark
The country is a parliamentary democratic monarchy, divided in 14 counties and 2 boroughs.
The overseas dependencies of the Faroe Islands and Greenland are automous parts of the Kingdom.
Freedom House rated the country on political rights with a 1 and on civil rights with a 1, both on a scale of 1 to 7 (in which 1 is the most free).
www.electionworld.org /denmark.htm   (320 words)

 History News Network
by Josh Greenland on January 29, 2004 at 6:05 AM I took it to mean "has a chance in hell of beating the Republican nominee in one single Southern state."
Prior to the 1960s, the South was known as the "solid South" because Southern states voted consistently for the Democratic Party.
To me the glaring reality is that a non-Southern Democrat has not won the presidency since 1960.
hnn.us /readcomment.php?id=29711   (642 words)

 Foreign & Commonwealth Office Country Profiles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Social Democrats have dominated post-war politics, but right-of-centre parties governed from 1982 until January 1993 and have again returned to power in the November elections of 2001.
The main opposition, the Social Democratic Party, lost five seats, but the smaller opposition party, the Social Liberals, gained six extra seats.
Greenland is geographically part of the North American continent but it was governed by Denmark for centuries.
www.fco.gov.uk /servlet/Front?pagename=OpenMarket/Xcelerate/ShowPage&c=Page&cid=1007029394365&a=KCountryProfile&aid=1019061808868   (1809 words)

 CNN NEWSROOM Guide for August 14, 2000 -- Text-Only Version
Scientists assess the impact of Greenland's melting ice caps on global temperatures.
Discuss the general temperature shift that could occur due to color change if more of the earthÕs ice caps were to melt in the future.
After students present their findings, have them consider the dichotomy that exists in the U.S. between the need to allow freedom of expression and the need to maintain social order.
learning.turner.com /newsroom/archive/0800/NR081400.html   (1513 words)

 Democrats Abroad
Three major inter-related issues dominate the national political scene as Congress nears its August recess: the nomination of John Roberts to the Supreme Court, the Plame/Rove case and the worsening conflict in Iraq....
Read about what Democrats Abroad are doing, around the world, to prepare for the crucial 2005 and 2006 elections.
Democrats Abroad asks you to provide the information requested on the form below so that we can inform you of (1) critical elections that may influence returns in your voting state and (2) immediate action needed on an imminent vote in congress or your state legislature.
www.democratsabroad.org /join.php   (553 words)

 Category:Liberal parties - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Also parties in the progressive liberal tradition of 'Radicalism' are included, even when these parties wouldn't label themselves as liberal.
The U.S. Democratic Party is included since it embraces a liberal wing, even in the European sense of the word.
Popular Alliance of Sammarinese Democrats for the Republic
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Liberal_parties   (142 words)

 (GREENLAND) Coalition collapses after visit from the exorcist
A purification ceremony by a traditional Inuit healer at a Greenland government office led yesterday to the collapse of the ruling coalition.
Jens Lyberth, the island's senior civil servant and a member of the Simiut party, called in the healer to drive evil spirits from the premises before moving in.
He contacted the opposition Democrat Party with a view to forming a new coalition, prompting Mr Enoksen to dissolve the present pact.
freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/823473/posts   (408 words)

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