Small Town Of Archer Transcends Political
WUFTSmall Town Of Archer Transcends Political DividesWUFTIn 1996, Reform Party candidate Ross Perot took a large percentage of the Republican vote. Ever since, however, the two major parties have dominated (Data from Alachua County Supervisor of Elections). Emily Hobby, who lives just outside of the city ...
Posted on 16 October 2017 | 10:06 am
LOOKING BACK: 1992: New US 40 twin bridges
LOOKING BACK: 1992: New US 40 twin bridges named the Theodore Dreiser (eastbound), Paul Dresser (westbound ...Terre Haute Tribune Star (blog)The Rev. Kenneth Gering, retired priest from St. Benedict Catholic Church, was honored with the 1992 John K. Lamb Award during the 12th annual Terre Awards banquet. • Volunteers for Ross Perot beat the two major parties by setting up the first ...
Posted on 16 October 2017 | 7:18 am
Ginn, Rajagopalan: Texans support, prosper
Houston ChronicleGinn, Rajagopalan: Texans support, prosper from free tradeHouston ChronicleCriticism of the North American Free Trade Agreement is nothing new. In 1992, U.S. presidential candidate Ross Perot notoriously implied that if NAFTA passed there would be a "giant sucking sound" as jobs and wealth left the country. Recently, there's ...and more »
Posted on 15 October 2017 | 8:48 pm
Wolfe: Third-party tickets not viable in
Wolfe: Third-party tickets not viable in 2020 due to political systemThe Daily NorthwesternIn 1992, the CPD succumbed to pressure and agreed to feature independent candidate Ross Perot in debates; he shot up from eight percent polling to 19 percent of the popular vote largely due to this exposure. This taught the CPD the threat of a third party.
Posted on 15 October 2017 | 8:23 pm
What next on NAFTA? - Toledo Blade
Toledo BladeWhat next on NAFTA?Toledo BladeNo one had spoken to these issues since Ross Perot. (The President was also on the right side, at least rhetorically, of the culture wars.) Many, many people, especially on Wall Street took Mr. Trump's NAFTA promise with a shaker of salt. They said ...and more »
Posted on 15 October 2017 | 4:31 am
Perot inspires Scouts to be good leaders
Staff photo by Jerry Habraken • Guest of honor Ross Perot speaks to the crowd Saturday morning during the opening ceremony of the 2015 Scout-O-Rama at Spring Lake Park.
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 9:39 pm
Ross Perot honored at 2015 Scout-O-Rama
Billionaire former presidential nominee Ross Perot gave the keynote speech at the Texarkana Scout-O-Rama. Perot said "The Boy Scout oath.
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 7:00 pm
Largest Scout-O-Rama event will feature the
The area's most famous Eagle Scout and Texarkana native, Ross Perot, will attend this year's Scout-O-Rama event.
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 2:23 pm
More Independents Than Democrats or
Linda Killian: A Pew Research Center survey confirms a trend years in the making: More people consider themselves politically independent than identify with the Republican or Democratic parties.
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 7:31 am
Scout-O-Rama starts Saturday
Caddo Area Council Boy Scout showcase Scout-O-Rama takes place from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Spring Lake Park, and Texarkana native Ross Perot is scheduled to sp...
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 11:01 pm
Among the Trumpies
In 1992, Luntz worked for Ross Perot’s third party campaign for president. Perot got 19 percent of the vote in the general election. “This is much deeper and intense that [it was for] Perot,” Luntz said. And a majority of the 29 said they’d stick ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 3:43 am
The Trump phenomenon and the European
Several commentators have linked Trump to Ross Perot, another goofy-looking billionaire with an anti-establishment appeal. This discussion is particularly focused on Trump’s chances as a third party candidate, a possibility that he has not explicitly ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 2:20 am
Republican Pollster Frank Luntz Is 'Shaking'
"This is a different cat," Luntz added. "It's not like Ross Perot in 1992, where people were simply unhappy with the two major parties; they're choosing Trump affirmatively. Honestly, my legs are shaking looking at these numbers. All those people who think ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 1:10 am
Sanders the populist, Trump the fascist:
Ironically, though Trump would deny it, this sort of ideologically heterodox mix of issues was similarly embodied by Ross Perot, who drew equally from Democrats and Republicans, as Rachel Maddow exhaustively explained last month. Trump mistakenly portrayed ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 12:24 am
Who Are Donald Trump’s Supporters?
Will Trump be this cycle’s Ross Perot, Ralph Nader, or Ron Paul? So that leaves us to contemplate what will happen if Trump doesn’t get the nomination. Will he be this cycle’s Ross Perot, who runs a third-party campaign and scoops up such a large ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 10:10 pm
Texas rethinking its testing, curriculum
The federal No Child Left Behind law was born in Texas, and billionaire Ross Perot first rallied big business to support tougher standardized testing and high school graduation standards here nearly three decades ago.
Posted on 12 April 2013 | 11:45 am
Ross Perot memoir coming out in January
H. Ross Perot is again getting down to brass tacks — this time in print.
Posted on 25 September 2012 | 6:33 am
Perot: Time will show impact of tea party
Texas billionaire Ross Perot said Tuesday that the national tea party movement seems to be doing well but that time will tell how it will affect the country, government and November elections.
Posted on 20 April 2010 | 6:02 pm
Analysis: 'Tea Party' is democracy at work
First, the independent Ross Perot contingent. Then, the liberal "netroots" mobilization. Now, the conservative "tea party" coalition.
Posted on 7 February 2010 | 9:24 am
Perot pledges $6.1M to Army college in
Texas billionaire and two-time presidential candidate Ross Perot has pledged $6.1 million to a private foundation to pay for programs at the Army's Command and General Staff College in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
Posted on 6 November 2009 | 1:13 pm