Tag: 2012 election

Did You Vote?

Hey everybody. Did you vote this year? Or did you assume your vote wouldn’t make a difference? Voter turnout for 2012 fell to 118 million from 2008’s impressive turnout of 131 million, with only 60% of eligible voters actually exercising their right to choose their government. In an election where the difference in the popular […]

Missed Opportunities at the Republican Convention by Dr. Dennis Becker

“It’s August 28. We’ve just finished watching and listening to the first night of the Republican Convention.” With that, Dr. Dennis Becker launched electionspeakers.com, a series of podcasts in which the speech coaches at Brookline, Massachusetts-based The Speech Improvement Company, Inc. objectively critique the important speakers of the 2012 presidential campaign. “These broadcasts are designed […]

Palin and the media

(CNN) — Her bid for the vice presidency ended more than two months ago, but Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin appears determined not to become a mere afterthought. Gov. Sarah Palin may be positioning herself for a 2012 run for the White House, analysts say. Gov. Sarah Palin may be positioning herself for a 2012 run […]