Latest Free Enterprise Action Fund Stories

2010-02-01 13:07:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Though it no longer exists, the impact of the Free Enterprise Action Fund on the global warming debate was concretized last week when the Securities and Exchange Commission decided to require that publicly-owned companies disclose the risks of global warming laws and regulation. "The Free Enterprise Action Fund turned the tables on the green activists and the U.S. Climate Action Partnership (USCAP) companies that were seeking to use the SEC to...

2009-03-10 10:54:00

Disney CEO Outs Politics Ahead of Profits, Mutual Fund Says WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Free Enterprise Action Fund (Ticker: FEAOX) is presenting a shareholder proposal at the Walt Disney Company annual meeting today to increase transparency regarding Disney's political contributions. The FEAOX believes that Disney CEO Bob Iger's refusal to sell the DVD of ABC-TV miniseries "The Path to 9/11" evidences his liberal political views that conflict with shareholders...

Word of the Day
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'