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By Andrew P. Napolitano
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Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Payack
And now we know: Ron Paul will launch the feisty Ron Paul Channel on Monday with all original programming either live or on demand, available by subscription for $9.95 a month from the one-time Libertarian presidential hopeful. He says 200,000 potential subscribers expressed interest within hours of the project going public.
The campaigns only wish they could trademark the word "change," which technically functions as both noun and verb. President Obama and Mitt Romney are duking it out over who's got the biggest "change" in the nation as Election Day looms, now some 96 hours away.
In less than half an hour, Michael Savage's hair-raising proposal drew close to 7,000 mentions on Google News: The syndicated radio host declared presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich "unelectable" Monday afternoon and offered him $1 million to drop out of the White House race.
The Occupy Wall Street crowd appears to have made a lasting cultural mark: The Global Language Monitor has announced that "Occupy" is the "top word of 2011," based on the number of times it was cited in about 75,000 print and electronic news sources in the past year.
"President Obama has rescued this relatively informal term from obscurity with his 'phony scandal' offensive; synonyms include bogus, spurious, sham and fake," says Mr. Payack, noting that the political descriptor "the optic" is also in the running.
"This is a prediction. It's neither a poll, nor a statistical analysis. There is no margin of error. Our analysis includes data from the preceding 90 days incorporating long-, medium-, and short-term movements that polls cannot capture," explains Paul JJ Payack, president of the Texas-based research group. "The narrative of the people is the true vox populi and it continually manifests itself through social media."