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  • On This Day in History: Oct. 26, 1881 - The Earps Shoot It Out at the OK Corral in Tombstone...

    10/26/2007 6:22:53 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 31 replies · 154+ views
    History.com ^ | October 26, 2007 | History.com
    October 26, 1881 The Earps shoot it out at the OK Corral in Tombstone, Arizona After years of feuding and mounting tensions, on this day in 1881, the “law and order” Earps and the “cowboy” Clanton-McLaurys engage in their world-famous shoot-out near the OK Corral in Tombstone, Arizona, leaving three men dead and three more wounded. Both sides in the conflict were ostensibly looking for revenge for what they perceived as malicious attacks and insults, but on a larger level the conflict revolved around which side would control the fate of Tombstone and Cochise County. That hot Arizona day, the...
  • Mice and Morlocks... (Part 1)

    10/14/2004 10:45:42 AM PDT · by Mr.Atos · 159+ views
    My Sandmen ^ | October 14, 2004 | Mr.Atos
    On Tuesday, October 12th, 2004, The Kerry Campaign, representing the Democrat Party in America, made the following statement to a broadcast audience. “Listen - they better look out there at Sinclair Broadcasting," campaign spokesman Chad Clanton threatened, as the controversy around Sinclair's decision to broadcast a documentary about Kerry's anti-Vietnam War protests continued to heat up. "I'm not a lawyer, but they've stirred up a lot of hatred," Clanton continued to rail on Fox News Channel's "Dayside with Linda Vester." "We've got thousands of people now very mad, jackballed up - calling these [Sinclair]stations, protesting, threatening boycotts of their sponsors,"...
  • Advocacy Groups And Campaigns: An Uneasy Shuttle

    09/08/2004 6:08:28 AM PDT · by OESY · 2 replies · 469+ views
    New York Times ^ | September 8, 2004 | GLEN JUSTICE and JIM RUTENBERG
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 - Just last week, Stanley Greenberg was the polling mastermind guiding the way three liberal groups spent tens of millions of dollars attacking President Bush and registering voters. But he quit that position to be an unpaid adviser to the Kerry campaign as it presses to sharpen its message in the final 56 days before the election. Mr. Greenberg is just the latest in a procession of top strategists who have moved between the campaigns and advocacy groups called 527's - the very organizations that are not supposed to coordinate their activities under campaign finance rules. The...