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Today’s Political Climate: Making the Decision to Run.

Politics is not for everyone. Today’s climate is polarizing and very dirty. Running a campaign takes a toll on the candidate, the family and there are no guarantees you’ll win. It is only for those who have the fight in their belly and the right reason in their soul. Are you ready for the fight?

 

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Trainer: Laura Fanelli

Miss Fanelli is a media and public relations professional with extensive experience in a variety of settings for a wide range of clients. She is Managing Partner of both Persephone Strategies & Public Relations and Revolution Strategies & Media Development, LLC. Most recently as Director of Public Affairs for Lieutenant Governor Michael Fedele, her responsibilities included developing strategic communications, media relations and brand development. She has been running political campaigns for almost 17 years and has done extensive campaign training to various groups, including teaching for several years at The Women’s Campaign School at Yale University. Her campaign record of wins and losses currently stands at 15 wins and two losses. She is currently developing content for monthly webinars she conducts for Smart Girl Politics. Miss Fanelli attended Hood College in Frederick, MD, graduating with a B.A. in Communications and Art History and later earned her MSW from UCONN School of Social Work.

 

Book Club: Don't Let The Kids Drink The Kool Aid

Don't Let The Kids Drink The Kool Aid:Confronting the left's assault on our families, faith and free

We discussed the book "Don't Let The Kids Drink The Kool Aid: Confronting the left's assault on our families, faith and freedom" by Marybeth Hicks. The author joined us for part two of our in-depth discussion.

 

10.25.2011

11.29.2011

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Econ Overview - Part 4

Class was held on Thursday, November 10, 2011

Overview to understand the overall connection, big picture, and how we are affected individually: Stock Market part 2; historical overview and future indications; where are we now? Is there even a possibility to recover economically?

 

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Capital Markets - Part 3

Class was held on Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Free market; Money & Banking; Stock Market part 1

 

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Macro Economics - Part 2

Class was held on Thursday, October 27, 2011

Economic, Fiscal, & Monetary Policy; Economic indicators: GDP, inflation, unemployment, and other important economic indicators; Labor Markets; The role of the Federal Reserve.

 

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Perspectives in Economic Thought - Part 1

Class was held on Thursday, October 20, 2011

We hear a lot of different ideas on the country's direction and this class will overview 4 perspectives to help solidify your personal position. This will be a high level overview, but will give the opportunity to define the differences. This language will be used often in this election season and we will be armed in knowledge. Four perspectives reviewed are Classical Economics (Adam Smith, Milton Friedman); Austrian (Joseph Schumpeter, libertarianism); Keynesian (John Maynard Keynes, supply side economics); Marxism (Karl Marx, socialism).

 

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Why You're Wrong About the Right

Book Club was held on Thursday, June 30, 2011

We discussed SE Cupp's "Why You're Wrong About the Right"

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Interviewing: New Media Style!

Class was held on 09.15.2011

From The Right Radio's Thomas LaDuke will be teaching you how to get the interview, researching the interview, the right questions to ask, whether or not to use gotcha questions, and how to follow up. Please join us for an action-packed hour on interviewing.

(Please note that Tom did lose audio for a short time.)

Skeletons, Goblins, Trolls and Witches on the Campaign Trail

Class was held 10.17.2011

Otherwise known as Opposition Research and Crisis Management. Should you use dirt on your opponent? How to defend yourself and your campaign from mudslinging.

 

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