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Nook Glowlight User Contest

April 8, 2014 by THE POLITICUS

Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news

Hello Politicrats,

THE POLITICUS would like to announce a new user contest to win a brand new Nook Glowlight; pictured above.

How do I enter?

1. Sign on
2. Submit a Blog, Poll or Comment on the site

This time the person with the most "user points" wins. Contest begins April 15th 2014 and ends May 14th 2014.

User Points Value
Blog post: 100
Poll post: 50
Comments: 5

Happy Posting!

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Party Leadership Message War Via Twitter

April 2, 2014 by Andrew17

Politics, government, healthcare, news, political news

This morning I took a look at the different tweets from the party leadership (Democrats and Republicans). You will notice something very interesting about Mitch Mcconnell's tweet. He doesn't mention Healthcare. Why is that?

Blog Poll: 
Do you think there is a chance Healthcare Reform (ACA aka Obamacare) will be repealed?

Go Pro Camera Raffle Contest

December 18, 2013 by ssingh

To all current and potential users,

THE POLITICUS would like to announce a raffle contest to win a brand new Go Pro Camera pictured above. How do I enter?    Read more

Fed publicizes plans for additional economic stimulation

December 6, 2013 by hemlock

The Federal Reserve said that it arranged the choice of more economic easing following the release of August's poor jobs report. Those efforts have been formulated, and were publicized on Thurs. Article resource: Fed Economic Stimuls
 

Drive down borrowing expenses

The Federal Reserve has decided it is necessary to drive down borrowing expenses even more after a two-day meeting with the policy committee. The Federal Reserve explained that it will spend $40 each month on mortgage backed securities to do this. This will be a 3rd round of “quantitative reason.”

Short term interest rates will stay at historic lows for six months longer than they used to until the end of 2015. The Federal bank has publicized this change in policy.

In 2013 and 2014, the Federal Reserve lowered its growth outlook for 2012 from 2.4 percent to 2 percent. By 2014, the unemployment rate is anticipated to decrease from 8.1 percent to 6.7 percent too.

Stock market rallies following announcement    Read more

Rush Limbaugh Renews Attack on Sandra Fluke

November 14, 2013 by ProgLegs

Sandra Fluke

On Wednesday's show, Rush Limbaugh used an online ad campaign to dust off his misogynistic attack on Sandra Fluke.  The ads attempt to attract young people to Obamacare by, in Limbaugh's view, promising fellatio.    Read more

Political Leaders On Twitter

October 31, 2013 by THE POLITICUS

Politics today is all about messaging. So I took a quick look at the Twitter account for Democratic and Republican leaders in the House and Senate. What I found will not surprise you. Republicans are focused on the ACA rollout and the report that people are being drop from their insufficient healthcare plans. While Democrats are focused on everything from Women's Rights to debt reduction.

While the President mentions healthcare in his tweet today. He also mention's how low the debt is currently vs. 2009. The Democrats are currently searching for a winning message, while the Republicans think they have found one.

Is Rush Limbaugh the Puppet Master Behind the Government Shutdown?

October 7, 2013 by ProgLegs

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Want to know where the recent flurry of House Republican bat shit is coming from?  

Look no further than right wing talk show host Rush Limbaugh.

Recall that immediately after firing the opening salvo with a 21 hour speech on White Castle burgers and Duck Dynasty, Ted Cruz couldn't wait to join Limbaugh for some mutual back slapping.

Now new audio captured by a Flush Rush activist shows that, although Limbaugh has been marginalized over the past few years, his skill at pulling the puppet strings on large numbers of vocal if misled voters is still alive and well.

Using the overwhelming aversion of Tea Party conservatives to feminists and environmentalists, Limbaugh inserts audio of himself railing against these depraved leftists into news breaks, then follows it up with a deft bait-and-switch call to action, encouraging listeners to use an antiquated device called a telephone to contact their Congressperson and urge they stand firm on the government shutdown.    Read more

Ted Cruz Cures Rush Limbaugh's Erectile Dysfunction

September 25, 2013 by ProgLegs

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Right around 12 pm EST today, Party of One Ted Cruz wrapped up his pointless nonfilibuster so he could appear on the Rush Limbaugh Show.

The right wing talk show host is the poster boy for limp noodles, having been detained for having someone else's name on his Viagra prescription and running loads of ads for pecker pills on his floundering radio program.

But not today.

Limbaugh was audibly aroused as he waited for the Texas senator to join him:    Read more

THE POLITICUS: COLLEGE USER GENERATED CHALLENGE {2013}

August 18, 2013 by ssingh

THE POLITICUS invites YOU to participate in our 3rd annual user generated college writing challenge. Contestants are asked to create smart, sophisticated and topical articles about our favorite subject politics!

The articles can cover a broad array of subject matter related to politics and news (for example education, gay rights, environment, energy, government reform, etc.).

Contestants are encouraged to submit multiple articles if they like.

Contest will start September 3rd 2013 and end December 31st 2013. We will pick THREE winners each month for the next FOUR months. Please see the monthly cash prizes below:

Winners will be announced on the 5th of each month, starting 10/5/13. Payout will be sent on the 15th of each month starting 10/15/13.

CONTEST WINNERS:
- 1st Place: $100
- 2nd Place: $50
- 3rd Place: $25

JUDGES:

Matt Negrin
Freelance journalist and former Political Reporter for ABC News and Politico    Read more

Expecting 11 Billion People by 2100

July 12, 2013 by TurboDog

“No country has ever become rich without 100 years of low population growth. The more growth, the more capital goes to provide for survival of new citizens rather than improvement of life.”
– Lester Thurow, economist, Dean Emeritus,
MIT Sloan School of Management

Today is World Population Day, an annual event begun by the United Nations to build awareness about population growth and its impacts. The news in this 25th year of the event is discouraging.

The UN last month announced upwards revisions of earlier growth projections made just two years ago. In only a dozen years, world population – now at 7.1 billion – is estimated to reach 8.1 billion. The prior projection was 8 billion. For perspective, adding another 100 million people to the planet is equivalent to adding the current population of the Philippines.

In other words, it’s a whole lot of people.

By 2050, the estimate is 9.6 billion people – up from 9.3 billion – and by 2100, the world population is expected to reach 11 billion – up from the prior projection of 10.1 billion.    Read more

Support Badge

July 10, 2013 by THE POLITICUS


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Favoritism Badge

July 10, 2013 by THE POLITICUS


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Task Master Badge

July 10, 2013 by THE POLITICUS


Do you want this badge? Well from time to time our Publisher will send our tasks to our users. If you complete one of these tasks you will earn this badge. If you are a registered user click here to create your 1st blog post. If you are not a registered user click here to sign up now.

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Blog_ologist Badge

July 10, 2013 by THE POLITICUS


Do you want this badge? Well all you need to do is create 100+ blog post. This badge signifies that you are an expert blogger on The Politicus. If you are a registered user click here to create your first blog post. If you are not a registered user click here to sign up now.

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