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2011-10-13 10:10:56

A political candidate's electoral victory or defeat is influenced by his or her stance on climate change policy, according to new Stanford University studies of the most recent presidential and congressional elections. "These studies are a coordinated effort looking at whether candidates' statements on climate change translated into real votes," said Jon Krosnick, professor of communication and of political science at Stanford, who led two new studies — one of the 2008 presidential...

2011-08-13 00:00:30

Trading blows with Santorum, Ron Paul comes out in front of the talking points to lead the pack in Ames with clarity and solutions. Ames, Iowa (PRWEB) August 12, 2011 "Within two hours of last night's Republican presidential debate, Ron Paul was the number three search on Google Trends "“ well above any competitor, with only two others even in the top 20. As usual, he had said things Americans weren't used to hearing," stated Thomas Woods of Revolution PAC "Once again, Ron Paul...

2011-08-10 00:00:29

Revolution PAC calls on businesses, organizations, and individuals to act on one day Ron Paul fundraiser. Northbrook, IL (PRWEB) August 09, 2011 Revolution PAC, the Super PAC formed in July to support the presidential ambitions of Congressman Ron Paul, has announced a money bomb fundraiser "“ a "Super PAC Superbomb" "“ for September 19. "September 19 marked the first of the battles of Saratoga, which taken together amounted to a significant turning point in the War for...

2011-07-26 05:04:00

NEW YORK, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- By this time next summer the Republican candidate who will challenge President Obama will be known but at this point the list of candidates and potential candidates for the nomination is still far from finalized. With the "will-he-or-she-run-questions" still being asked and answered, some of the names with the highest familiarity among the general public are still not even declared candidates. (Logo:...


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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