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2014-01-10 23:00:51

Senator Flies Birthday Present -- QFO "Quad Fighter" Gaming Drone -- Right on Set at Fox News Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Drones are in the news a lot these days, and one young Minneapolis company, QFO Labs (http://www.qfolabs.com), got an unplanned national television plug for its fun, new gaming drone by a prominent politician on a highly rated Fox News program on Wednesday evening. The event was recapped in a Politico story that appeared January 9: "Rand...

2011-02-04 12:50:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's Building Trades Unions applaud the bi-partisan action taken yesterday by the U.S. Senate to defeat an attempt by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) to deny Davis-Bacon Act wage protections on Federal Aviation Administration construction projects. By a vote of 55-42, the Senate tabled Paul's amendment to the FAA re-authorization bill (S.223). We were especially pleased that three Republican senators - Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Mark Kirk...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • 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.'
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