All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Republican National Convention’

Eastwooding: Here’s Google+’s Take On The New Meme

As you may know, actor/director Clint Eastwood spoke at the Republican National Convention, and spoke to President Obama in front of a cheerful crowd. Obama, in Eastwood’s speech, took on the form of an empty chair next to the podium. For full context, here’s video from the convention: It’s been all over the Internet today. There’s already an “Invisible Obama” …

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GOP Platform Touches on Protecting Internet Freedom

The 2012 Republican platform may have continued to demonstrate that party’s slide to the far right, but the GOP seems to be taking a mostly hands-off policy when it comes to the internet. The platform, which was finalized at the 2012 Republican National Convention this week, takes a very idealistic approach to internet freedom and the competition it brings. It …

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GOP Convention Begins With a “Debt Clock”

An abbreviated 2012 Republican National Convention will begin today with the activation of a “debt clock.” Repbulican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus will call the convention to order at 2 p.m. this afternoon. He will then promptly activate the “debt clock,” which will show a representation of the total U.S. National debt and count up towards $16 Trillion during the …

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Tropical Storm Isaac Grows Stronger as it Nears Haiti

Tropical Storm Isaac isn’t yet a hurricane, but it is growing in strength as it nears Haiti. The U.S. National Hurricane Center currently forecasts that the storm will hit the U.S. somewhere on the Gulf Coast. Isaac could land anywhere from Eastern Louisiana to the Southern Tip of Florida. While Haiti braces for Issac’s 60 mile per hour (mph) winds, …

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Republican National Convention Launches Mobile App

Gear up, GOP’ers, the Republican National Convention is only ten days away, and the organizers of the event want to give attendees as well as those following it across the country a leg up. With that in mind, the RNC has paired with the Tampa Hosting Committee to release the official Republican National Convention mobile app, “Tampa 2012.” For everyone …

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Google “Official Social Platform” for Republican National Convention

Google has been selected to provide the technological know-how for the Republican National Convention later this year when the GOP convenes in Tampa, Fla., to officially coronate the party’s presumed presidential candidate, Mitt Romney. Google, along with its online video site, YouTube, have been given the lofty title of “Official Social Platform and Live Stream Provider” of the party’s convention. …

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