Political Candidates

So sad: Rob Delaney is racist and sexist

Posted on July 2, 2015. Filed under: Liberal Craziness, Political Candidates |

He’s intentionally ignored the minorities in the GOP column – doesn’t care about women, Indians, Latinos, Blacks…

But someone replies:

Best response is noted.

Why is it that liberal racists and feminists get a pass?

Rob Delaney’s wiki here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rob_Delaney_(comedian)

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#BoehnersGirl and the #NC02 politics

Posted on June 25, 2015. Filed under: Conservative Issues, Political Candidates | Tags: , , |

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How Political Groups Are Leveraging Technology With Mobile Apps

Posted on December 7, 2011. Filed under: Political Candidates |

By David C Pratt

How to get Disability Answers. How to choose the best Car. How to invest in mutual funds. Keep in touch with Lady Gaga!

Do any of these have anything in common to you? To me, they’re all different reasons for apps for smartphones (yes, there is an app to keep in touch with Lady Gaga). The smartphone revolution had given ground to the uprising of new and wonderful (and many not so wonderful) apps. With the ubiquitous mobile phone and the relative ease of use for apps (have you ever seen a manual for angry birds?), apps are becoming the de facto distribution for many groups to disseminate information. This holds true especially for political groups.

There are numerous political action groups who have their own apps. These apps typically heavily oriented toward RSS feed sharing and some social media leveraging. However, many political groups have begun using apps for donations, canvassing, candidate information and more.

The 2008 political campaign showed many pundits and citizens alike how useful mobile technology is to mobilize action. SMS messages, push notifications, Social Media integration and more are examples of tools that many respectable apps are hosting. These functions are needed to make the cause, group, or candidate more:

  • Accessible
  • Respectable
  • Mobile

Let’s consider the access. This can go two ways. First, the group/candidate/cause (from here, I will say marketer to catch all of those) can share access outward to the target audiences. In this case, people who elect to download the app to their smartphones. Second, with the right tools in place, users of the app can ‘share back’ with the marketer to provide feedback, strategic information, opinion, polling data and more. This two way dialogue (of sorts) gives new interest to marketers (in campaign efforts) to harness another channel for getting more people involved.

Let’s face it, if you have an app, you’re using “cutting edge” technology. Right? Well, that’s no longer the case. I’ve been writing mobile tools for some time now and I know this isn’t rocket science. I do know it’s not simple enough for just anyone to do. But, if you have an app, many people will immediately acknowledge that you must have any (or many) of the following: 1) Great ideas, 2) Money, 3) Great connections, 4) Great/unlimited technology resources and 5) Great consideration (after all, you’re sharing with others). Whatever the case, if you have an app, you’re going to find yourself far more respected than a marketer without an app.

Mobile is the way to go these days. People are disconnecting and no longer tied to a desk or home computer. They’re moving around and accessing (hey, this goes back to that accessible point, doesn’t it?) the web and the mobile universe from smartphones. Data has to be mobile to be used. An app travels with the phone and the user always has the phone (test it yourself, you will find that you’re seldom away from your cell/mobile phone) nearby. This gives the marketer amazing potential to mobile branding. Imagine, having a billboard in your audiences’ purses, pockets, desks, and more 23 or 24 hours a day!

The technology from hybridization of native coding and HTML and other tools allows for more robust apps helps now more than ever before. This gives the clear advantage to any campaign, cause, or candidate harnessing a mobile app – at least from a technological point of view.

David Pratt is a creative consultant with iDesign Mobile Apps, a smartphone application development company located in Nevada and North Carolina. Smartphone users can take advantage of technology by using smartphone apps which help them improve their lives. Mobile apps and mobile web solutions can be discussed with the experts at http://www.iDesignMobileApps.com.

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A Quick Comparison: Herman Cain and Barry Obama

Posted on October 1, 2011. Filed under: Conservative Issues, Political Candidates | Tags: , , , |

Let’s consider two candidates for President, as things stand today. Many people are already entrenched in their positions and will steadfastly defend their preferred candidate. This is typical, especially as the news media helps to sway people to one candidate and alienate them from others.

As a conservative blogger, one could easily decry that I am showing favoritism with this comparison. Well, that may be true. I do try to employ logic in many decisions which tends to reveal a more conservative approach. Therefore, a candidate which I favor would have to present to me more logical solutions to issues which I believe affect me and those around me. When making a broad spectrum decision, I also believe that the emotional aspect should be tamed since an impassioned decision can be amended based upon a change in emotion. If facts are presented clearly and remain static, then a logical approach is favored.

With this in mind, I started comparing two of the candidates for President in 2012. I do offer some humor but this humor is also founded in fact. Please feel free to comment on this information as I do intend for it to invoke thoughtful discussion.

B. Obama

Skilled Reader (of Teleprompter)

Chicago Politics Survivor

Never held a free market job in the US (doesn’t understand the inner workings of our economy)

Has not been a leader (save for Harvard Law medium)

Favors strong central government and limited free enterprise

H. Cain

Skilled Orator (does not need teleprompter to sound intelligent)

Cancer survivor

Held many free market jobs  (such as Godfather’s pizza CEO)

Led multiple organizations in executive capacity

Favors limited Federal government and free enterprise

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