Category: Politics

2012 Election: Who Owns Who – Infographic

2012 Election: Who Owns Who – Infographic

President Barack Obama raised far more money via direct contributions, but Governor Mitt Romney’s campaign edged ahead via “outside spending” – including Super PACS largely enabled by the Citizens’ United Supreme Court decision which now allows corporations, unions and issue advocacy organizations unlimited campaign spending. Source: Visual.ly

Obama vs. Romney: Dialing For Dollars And Votes – Infographic

Obama vs. Romney: Dialing For Dollars And Votes – Infographic

During this year’s U.S. election, candidates channeled the power of apps and text messaging to appeal to voters, promote their party platform and fundraise. CallerSmart analyzed how much telephones — smartphones, texts and anonymous phone banks — are bringing democracy to a digital environment. As it turns out, President Barack...

A Big Storm Requires Big Government

A Big Storm Requires Big Government

A Big Storm Requires Big Government – NYTimes.com. …Disaster coordination is one of the most vital functions of “big government,” which is why Mitt Romney wants to eliminate it. At a Republican primary debate last year, Mr. Romney was asked whether emergency management was a function that should be returned...

Young Voters Inspired By Facebook – Infographic

Young Voters Inspired By Facebook – Infographic

As election day approaches, you might be getting sick of the political bickering in your News Feed. You can try to fight it, but political participation on social media is contagious. Since 2004, politicians like Howard Dean and Ron Paul have been using social and new media to advance their...

Blame Obama? Judging the recovery time from the Great Recession

Blame Obama? Judging the recovery time from the Great Recession

Judging the recovery time from the Great Recession – Capitol Report – MarketWatch. By Russ Britt, MarketWatch LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) — Getting a handle on how long it’ll take to recover from the Great Recession is more art than science, but a few economists think there are lessons from the...

Election 2012: The Candidates’ Social Media Profiles – Infographic

Election 2012: The Candidates’ Social Media Profiles – Infographic

Either Barack Obama or Mitt Romney is going to be elected as President of the United States of American in a couple weeks. The recent debates have been very entertaining to say the least. With Facebook hitting one billion users and Twitter registering at about 500 million, we here at...

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