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2011-05-27 11:04:00

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The same organization that challenged NOAA to bragging rights for the best hurricane forecast last year using a trained chimp armed only with a pair of dice and a craps table is challenging the agency again: This time by putting two fifth graders up against the multi-billion dollar federal agency. The comedy video challenge can be found online at http://youtu.be/yz_oPwMosEk. "NOAA may have beaten our trained chimp, Dr.

2011-05-25 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier gave a liberal answer to every question posed by the National Center for Public Policy Research about Merck's support of ObamaCare at Tuesday's Merck shareholder meeting in North Branch, New Jersey. National Center for Public Policy Research Vice President David Ridenour asked Frazier if Frazier would commit to sharing with Merck shareholders the amount of money Merck spent through PhRMA pushing for passage of...

2011-05-12 12:13:00

Ford CEO Pressed on Ford's Membership in Anti-Energy USCAP Lobbying Group at Annual Shareholder Meeting by National Center for Public Policy Research WASHINGTON, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ford CEO Alan Mulally has committed to reconsidering his company's membership in a corporate-environmental movement lobby organization, the U.S.

2011-04-27 11:51:00

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Center for Public Policy Research will grill Johnson & Johnson executives over the firm's lobbying for bigger government Thursday, April 28 at the company's annual shareholder meeting in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

2011-04-27 09:23:00

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Officials from the National Center for Public Policy Research will present a Climate Change Risk Disclosure shareholder proposal at the GE shareholder meeting Wednesday.

2010-12-01 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NOAA made a monkey out of Dr.

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2010-05-18 12:35:00

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's track record in predicting the number of Atlantic hurricanes is so abysmal that a trained chimp could do better, says The National Center for Public Policy Research.

2010-05-18 11:32:00

WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's track record in predicting the number of Atlantic hurricanes is so abysmal that a trained chimp could do better, says The National Center for Public Policy Research, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank. The group is putting this claim to the test, issuing a 2010 Atlantic Hurricane Forecast today determined by a chimpanzee, "Dr.


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