Let Donors Know You Care

Constant email blasts are one of the top reasons donors stop giving to organizations and causes they support.  So why do fundraisers continue to blast their lists? Penelope Burk (who has a new book coming out on the topic) has some great thoughts . Fundraisers blast lists because they feel tremendous pressure to keep the [...]


Polarization and Politics

Chris Cillizza and Aaron Blake over at The Fix posted an interesting analysis of Gallup data showing that opinions of Barack Obama are the most polarized by political party of any President at this point in his term in recent history.  George W. Bush was second at this point in his presidency and also had [...]


Netflix and Customer Satisfaction

The importance of customer satisfaction is becoming increasingly important again, thanks in part to platforms for voicing opinions on the web, such as social media sites.  The importance is highlighted this week as we saw Netflix in the news again for its tremendous drop in customer satisfaction ratings, which plummeted along with stock prices over [...]


NBA Negotiations

Over the past few years, Oklahomans have become some of the best NBA fans in the country, receiving accolades from the media for their college-like enthusiasm at home games since the Thunder were brought from Seattle.  And the Thunder have done their part, moving from one of the worst teams in the league to the [...]


Conference Realignment and Donations

As college conferences seem to be steadying a bit, and the Big 12 looks like it may stick together for a while, it is worth taking a look at how higher education donors are affected by sports, and whether conference alignment has an impact on more than just dollars from television deals.  Many colleges and [...]


More Keystone delays... you can't be serious?!

You guessed it, the Obama administration has decided to delay the Keystone project indefinitely. Though the Chair of the DNC, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, stated a few days ago that she doesn’t think Obama is factoring political reasons into his decision; his actions speak to the contrary. Natura

New survey shows Republicans have edged ahead of Democrats

With the 2014 mid-term elections looming the focus has been on whether the Republicans will have enough momentum to take both the House and Senate. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 41% of Likely U.S. Voters would vote for the Republican in their district’s congressional

Courtesy of the Republican National Committee:Obama by the numbers

Take a look at all of the numbers facing Americans under the Obama economy. This extended list was put together by the RNC’s research branch. These numbers speak to the president’s hypocritical and failed policies.  It’s impossible for anyone to defend Obama’s actions/polici

Guest Post from Jessie Warme, International Relations major at College of the Canyons in California

Guest Post from Jessie Warme, International Relations major at College of the Canyons in California. My name is Jessie Warme. I’m an International Relations major attending College of the Canyons, a small community college just north of Los Angeles. I am writing this because in early April, I ha

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