- Beretta leaves Maryland over gun laws, heads for Tennessee
- Neal Boortz defends Hillary Clinton for representing child rapist
- House task force to recommend National Guard on border, faster deportations
- Top federal judge uses pizza to explain complex Obamacare situation
- Obama, Biden overhaul job training programs
- Drought-plagued Californians turn to paint to keep lawns green
- ISIL now forcing Iraqi shopkeepers to veil mannequins in Mosul
- 11 parents of Nigeria’s abducted girls die
- Genetic mapping triggers new hope on schizophrenia
- Turkish P.M. Erdogan won’t speak to Obama, but he’ll take calls from Biden
Topic - Leadership Institute
The Leadership Institute was founded in 1979 by Morton C. Blackwell, and is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located in Arlington, Virginia that teaches "political technology." [http://www.nytimes.com/2001/06/11/politics/11CONS.html?ex=1132894800&en=3de398df609ca884&ei=5070] The Institute's mission is to "identify, train, recruit and place conservatives in politics, government, and media" through a variety of programs offered at the Institute's Arlington headquarters or at its many training seminars held around the United States, and occasionally in foreign countries. In 2007, the Institute trained 6,787 people in 470 training programs of 39 types. As of August 2008, the Leadership Institute had trained more than 62,000 students. During the fall of 2006, its Campus Leadership Program sent out 60 field representatives to help conservative students create independent campus groups. In February 2008, the Institute published a directory of 1,015 active campus groups currently in its Campus Leadership Program; 203 of those groups were published conservative campus newspapers or magazines. - Source: Wikipedia
The Leadership Institute recently received a refund check from its insurance carrier for $523.15. I would have been much happier receiving nothing.
This is the election of the "bookend coalition." Previous presidential elections were decided by soccer moms, NASCAR dads and others categorized by clever phrases coined by the talking heads. But 2012 belongs to two demographic groups that rarely have much in common: voters younger than 30 and voters in their 50s and 60s.