Posts tagged campaign.
…Both Mitt Romney and billionaire industrialist brothers David and Charles Koch are holding hush-hush events with wealthy donors…Romney’s three-day retreat, which is being held at the Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah, is an opportunity for about 700 Romney’s biggest fundraisers to get some face time…Some of the biggest names in the Republican Party, and many of the top contenders to be Romney’s running mate, are also coming to Park City…attendees will include former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice…Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal…Republican strategist Karl Rove, former Reagan chief of staff James Baker, Home Depot co-founder Ken Langone…
These are some examples of the obscene subsidies that the oil, gas and coal industries reap from the government every year. With the enormous sums these industries spend on lobbying and campaign contributions – made worse by the unlimited corporate campaign spending ushered in by Citizens United – passing a bill like ours will not be easy.- Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) on efforts to end oil subsidies.
Huh, this is pretty damn good! I was skeptical at first, but really enjoyed watching this.
Five years ago, Barack Obama stepped onto a stage in Springfield, Illinois, and said he was running for president. Here’s a look at what’s happened since (includes Tumblr hearts).
“Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg of New York announced on Thursday that his main charitable organization would donate $50 million over four years to the Sierra Club’s campaign to shut down coal plants and move the United States toward cleaner sources of energy.”
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This has to happen or OWS ends up in the fail bucket.
“Consider the following: In about 13 months, all 435 members of the House of Representatives must stand for election. In addition, 33 Senate seats and residency at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue will be up for grabs. And this is just at the federal level. So if the “Occupy Wall Street” crowd wants to peacefully overthrow the government, there is no need to gather in a public square. The demonstrators can work for a candidate or run themselves.”
Whoaa. Is this real??
Gmail extension to scan your emails and reveal campaign donations.
This is fantastic. Install it here.
I don’t speak for the scientific community, of course, but I believe that the world is getting warmer, and No. 2, I believe that humans contribute to that. And so I think it’s important for us to reduce our emissions of pollutants and greenhouse gases that may well be significant contributors to the climate change and the global warming that you’re seeing.~Mitt Romney June 2, 2011. He spoke to locals at the first town hall of his campaign, University of New Hampshire, Manchester N.H.
It would be as a climate change advisor. Now, I’ve volunteered on campaigns before, even canvassed door-to-door in deep red state territory in New Hampshire. But I’ve never interacted with a candidate as an advisor. Have you? Do you have experience as an advisor? Reply below or contact me here if you have Pro-Tips!
I was just in Copenhagen and Aalborg, and love how well they’ve planned their bike lanes.
Those of you who cycle contribute to a better environment in the city. We thank you for that!”’
Disaster response campaign, UNICEF. Disasters are on the rise, due to poor planning, immigration, and explosive population growth. Communities have low capacity to manage risk from environmental disasters. Can we get Obama on board?
VIDEO - Today we launched a $1.4 billion dollar appeal to respond to increasingly severe humanitarian crises. This year’s ‘Humanitarian Action for Children’ report emphasizes the importance of helping vulnerable communities to prepare for disasters before they occur.
You can view the entire multimedia report here: http://www.unicef.org/hac2011/
Unicef is on Tumblr, please consider following them.