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2011-04-12 12:15:00

WASHINGTON, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An online privacy bill authored by Sens. John Kerry and John McCain was introduced on Tuesday (April 12). The following statement should be attributed to Peter Davidson, Verizon senior vice president of federal government relations: "We commend Senators Kerry and McCain for their leadership on this important issue. Verizon has a long-standing commitment to privacy as a consumer-trust issue; any new privacy rules must be focused on protecting...

2011-04-12 11:50:00

WASHINGTON, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of consumer groups and privacy advocates welcomed the bipartisan effort by Senators John Kerry and John McCain to craft online privacy legislation today, but said their bill needs to be significantly strengthened if it is to effectively protect consumer privacy rights in today's digital marketplace. In a letter to the Senators, Consumer Watchdog, the Center for Digital Democracy, Consumer Action, Privacy Rights Clearinghouse...

2011-02-24 06:46:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. senators John McCain, Joe Lieberman, Jack Reed and Al Franken, Adm. Mike Mullen of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, a Czech ambassador and the German interior minister have all been targeted by "psychological operations" during their visits to Afghanistan. The campaign, ordered and carried out by the U.S. army, was aimed at forcing them to support more troops and funding for the increasingly unpopular Afghan war. According to a Rolling...

2010-09-21 14:24:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins today praised Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK) and those senators who voted to stop the Senate Defense Authorization bill by voting against the motion to proceed. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Of the vote Perkins said: "This is a victory for the...

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2010-08-31 10:25:00

There's something beyond plain old ignorance that motivates Americans to believe President Obama is a Muslim, according to a first-of-its-kind study of smear campaigns led by a Michigan State University psychologist. The research by Spee Kosloff and colleagues suggests people are most likely to accept such falsehoods, both consciously and unconsciously, when subtle clues remind them of ways in which Obama is different from them, whether because of race, social class or other ideological...

2010-08-11 14:11:00

FORT LEE, N.J., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Inflation Association today released the following article to its http://inflation.us members: Today is a sad day for America. Last night, Peter Schiff lost the Republican primary for U.S. Senate in the State of Connecticut. Linda McMahon was the winner of the primary with 49% of the vote compared to Rob Simmons at 28% and Peter Schiff at 23%. Peter Schiff received 53% more votes than what the latest Quinnipiac poll had indicated, which...

2010-08-11 08:28:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a recent special reception (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mg3ZuHiZl-M) in Chicago, Annie's Fun and McCain Foods USA announced a major donation to Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana (RMHC®-CNI). During the presentation at the reception, Blaine Hirai, (Chair of Annie's Fun), and Tim Nevins (Vice President of McCain Food's U.S. McDonald's Business Unit) jointly presented a...

2010-07-21 17:49:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Senators Joseph Lieberman (ID-Conn.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) today introduced The First Responders Protection Act of 2010 to provide resources to the nation's public safety community for building an interoperable wireless network. Verizon Wireless Vice President and General Counsel Steve Zipperstein supported the legislation with this statement: "Our nation's public safety officers can do their jobs best when they can communicate with...

2010-05-27 10:00:00

LONDON, May 27, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Mum has come out tops in the classic conversation starter of who would you invite to a dream dinner party - from an online competition released yesterday by McCain Sweet Potato. For once, celebs were snubbed in favour of the leading lady in all of our lives, mum - who beat off competition from world class comedians, Hollywood heart throbs and international popstars. Second place went to boffin Stephen Fry, with beauties Robbie Williams, David...

2010-05-21 15:37:00

"Preemptive Repeal ... Puts Liberal Social Agenda Ahead of National Security," Says Senator on FRC's Washington Watch Weekly Radio WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins interviewed Senator John McCain (R-AZ) yesterday on Washington Watch Weekly, Family Research Council's weekly syndicated half-hour radio show. Perkins spoke with the retired naval pilot and American war hero regarding President Obama's efforts to force open...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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