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Is Google programmed to teach us not to write "Democrat Party"?!

In a post earlier this morning, I noticed the congressional Democrats have something called "New Democrat Coalition" and wondered why they accepted using "Democrat" like that when they adamantly oppose "Democrat Party." It's a coalition of Democrats, so Democrat Coalition is fine grammatically. You can use a noun as an adjective when it makes sense. It's the Optimist Club, not the Optimistic Club. Why rankle at "Democrat Party"? And why think you're insulting them by calling it the "Democrat Par...
Tags: Google, Law, Israel, Grammar, Republican Party, Rats, Spelling, Democratic Party, Democrat Party, Hertzberg, Ann Althouse, Optimist Club, Hendrik Hertzberg, New Democrat Coalition, Mesquito, Democrat Coalition

Chino Valley High students sweep Optimist essay contest

The three Chino Valley students were recognized on Feb. 24 at the Prescott Valley Public Library's Crystal Room. They were awarded medals by Dr. Butch Miller, president of the Optimist Club of Yavapai County and lieutenant governor for Zone 4. Nearly 40 high schoolers throughout Yavapai County submitted essays for the scholarship.
Tags: Chino Valley, Yavapai County, Prescott Valley Public Library, Butch Miller, Optimist Club, Chino Valley High

Thinking Positive Yields Good News

You may laugh at "The Secret" but I don't. If you're a skeptic, you might want to reconsider. There was a lot of good news this morning - H1N1 Flu outbreak in Mexico may not be as bad as once thought; Obama has a Supreme Court appointment to make and there's many great women candidates; The Yankees beat the LA Angels in a stunning comeback in the 8th and 9th innings (good news for Yankee fans - me); troubled banks are reporting profits; some economists are giving the President an A+ for his...
Tags: Supreme Court, Obama, Mexico, Yankees, Don, Gloria Gaynor, Yankee, My dad, LA Angels, Optimist Club