Weather you are on the right or left. This is one of the most important election in our lifetime and as the political campaign is nearing its end. We need to research and make the right decision for ourself’s and our family , based on sound principles .
“The Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) was established in 1987 to ensure that debates, as a permanent part of every general election, provide the best possible information to viewers and listeners.”(You can watch all the debates here)
I also found a new place to research and wanted to share it. it is called Political Streams
They correctly state on their site:
“As you realize, there is more than a fair share of sites and blogs out there that can give you all the information you are interested in. Trouble is, browsing through them all can be too time consuming to be enjoyable. Enter a website like Political Streams. This particular site can be found at socialstreams.livelabs.com/politics/, and it basically gives you real-time information as regards political news which surface on the net” (Resource: The Museum of Modern Betas—Political Streams—Socialstreams.Livelabs.com
More Resources for the 2008 Elections Research:
OpenSecrets.org-nonpartisan guide to review to money’s influence on U.S. elections and public policy.Lots of good resources.
RealClearPolitics-They state- to be an independent political site that publishes commentary, news, and links to important resources.
FactCheck – University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg Public Policy Center, evaluates the accuracy of campaign claims. They claim ‘We are a nonpartisan, nonprofit, ‘consumer advocate’ for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics” Also visit FactCheckEd for students.
Elections Research Guide –packed with independent political guides and resources –Barbara Rehkop—Washington University Libraries
Personal Democracy Forum-They “..are going to experiment with various ways of nurturing and expanding this conversation, ranging from blogging to investigative journalism, interviews, profiles and guest columns. The focus is going to be on new tools, processes, uses and trends–not on scoring partisan political points. We value your input and ideas…” I would recoumend this Fourm!
Final Debate Fact-Check: On Joe the Plumber and Other Inaccuracies–CQ TODAY ONLINE NEWS, Oct. 16, 2008 – 2:50 p.m.
A scorecard checking the attacks on the candidates–Politifact Truth-O-Meter-St. Petersburg Times