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A spoiled brat named Little Donnie Thwimp: The importance of sound symbolism

“As strange as it may sound, the sound symbolism of a name has become an unnamed central issue in the 2016 presidential campaign. As a cognitive linguist, my job is to study the issue and, at the very least, to name it,” George Lakoff writes.

# Permalink (Sunday, September 25, 2016)

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Who will win the presidential debates: Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton?

“Who will win the debates? Trump’s approach was an important part of his strength in the primaries. But will it work when he faces Clinton onstage?” asks James Fallows in an in-depth analysis for The Atlantic.

# Permalink (Monday, September 19, 2016)

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NPI thanks Attorney General Bob Ferguson for filing three new campaign finance complaints against Tim Eyman

Today, Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s office announced that the State of Washington has filed three new campaign finance complaints against initiative promoter Tim Eyman and his associates in Thurston County Superior Court. The complaints concern v… (read more)

Tim Eyman’s associates ordered to pay $10,000+ in court costs and attorneys fees

Tim Eyman’s associates Roy Ruffino and Eddie Agazarm, who Eyman depends on to run his signature drives, have been ordered to pay over $10,000 in court costs and attorneys’ fees to the State of Washington by Thurston County Superior Court Judge… (read more)

NPI thanks AG Bob Ferguson for asking courts to hold Tim Eyman in contempt

Today, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s office announced it has filed motions in Snohomish and Thurston County Superior Court asking that Tim Eyman and his associates be found in contempt for failing to fully cooperate with its inves… (read more)

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