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2011-06-27 07:44:00

Who: Ralph Nader; Center for Study of Responsive Law When: June 27, 2011 at 11:30 a.m. What: Mandatory voting debate Where: 1530 P St NW, Washington DC 20005 - Carnegie Institution of Science WASHINGTON, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, June 27, Ralph Nader and the Center for Study of Responsive Law will host a public debate on the pros and cons of mandatory voting. Norman Ornstein will be arguing for mandatory voting. Norman Ornstein is a long-time scholar of...

2011-04-14 12:03:00

SafeMinds demands long-overdue independent review of vaccine/autism research for data manipulation and conflicts of interest. Vaccine safety remains questionable. ATLANTA, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Poul Thorsen, the principal coordinator of multiple studies funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) used to deny a vaccine/autism link was indicted on April 13th on 13 counts of fraud and 9 counts of money-laundering. The charges relate to funding for...

2011-02-08 15:44:00

Proposed Bill Will Cut Off Federal Funding, Lift Up Hispanic Women WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles, a leading voice for Latinos, today called on the House of Representatives to pass HR 3, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, sponsored by Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ), which creates a government-wide statutory prohibition on abortion funding. The bill would ensure that no federal funds pay for abortion in the...

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2011-01-28 09:15:00

Five men were arrested by authorities in the UK on Thursday in connection with the 'distributed denial of service' (DDoS) attacks launched by a group claiming to act in defense of the controversial file sharing website Wikileaks, multiple news agencies are reporting. In a statement cited by AFP reporters, London police confirmed that "five males aged 15, 16, 19, 20 and 26" tied to the online organization known as Anonymous "are being held after a series of coordinated arrests at residential...

2010-12-11 00:00:37

NYC Free Film Screenings and Filmmaker VIP Reception December 9-December 12, 2010 "All Are Welcome" New York, NY (PRWEB) December 10, 2010 The 7th Annual Artivist Film Festival will take place in New York City beginning Thursday December 9th with a showing of the highly charged, already sold out film "Madonna of the Mills" and will conclude on Sunday December 12th with the film, "Deep Green" which focuses on how we can realistically stop global warming. All screenings will take place at...

2010-11-04 00:00:39

Despite tough economy, people want to fund land and water protection Arlington, VA (Vocus) November 3, 2010 In an election where many Americans expressed their desire for change, they also maintained their long-standing support for conservation by voting to dedicate hundreds of millions of dollars a year for conservation in states such as Iowa, Oregon, Maine, Rhode Island and Texas. Americans passed 28 of 35 state and local conservation funding measures yesterday for a passage rate of 80...

2010-11-02 05:08:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The NYC Coalition for Accountability Now (NYC CAN) is launching a television ad campaign on Election Day in New York City calling for an investigation into the destruction of World Trade Center Building 7, the third building to collapse on 9/11. Building 7 came down at 5:20 in the afternoon although it had not been hit by an aircraft. The ad, which is entitled "BuildingWhat?" and can be viewed at BuildingWhat.org, will air 350+ times from...

2010-09-09 05:00:00

Founder Richard Gage, AIA, with host, former Senator Mike Gravel (D-AK) Present Findings at 2pm on September 9, 2010 at National Press Club, Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Richard Gage, AIA, Founder of Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth (AE911Truth) with former Senator Gravel, will hold a press conference to present the group's findings and to call for a new investigation into the destruction of the 3 World Trade Center skyscrapers on 9/11....

2010-08-24 09:00:00

Carole Brite brings decade of commitment to Planned Parenthood, 25 years of financial and management experience to new role CHICAGO, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Planned Parenthood of Illinois (PPIL) announced today that it has appointed Carole Brite as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Brite most recently served as interim CEO of PPIL. She served as Board Treasurer for more than 10 years. Prior to joining the staff at Planned Parenthood, she...

2010-07-29 12:15:00

WASHINGTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- D.C. Family Research Council Action today praised U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) for introducing bipartisan legislation to codify federal abortion funding restrictions that have been greatly undermined this year. With passage of a health care law that will fund and subsidize abortion, and with efforts by pro-abortion senators to open up military bases to abortion, Rep. Smith is introducing legislation to enact a government-wide abortion funding...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.