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Unusual Facts About the Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence is a significant piece of document in the history of America. It was drafted by Thomas Jefferson and was instrumental in giving the people of America freedom from the colonial rule. While most of us know the basic facts about the Declaration, there are some unusual facts that many may not know.
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Seven Steps to Effective Community Leadership

How many times have you heard people at neighborhood bars, restaurants, or ball games complain about their community? How many times have you been a part of those moan-and-groan sessions? Stop complaining and start making a difference. As the saying goes, if you're not part of the solution, you're part of the problem. Don't be a grumbler. Be...
Dec 25, 2014 |
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Importance Of Using A Well-Formulated Agenda

Most chairpersons either pre-distribute, or at least have available at their meeting, an agenda for meeting participants to review and follow. Unfortunately, however, many chairpersons either do not fully understand how agendas can be used effectively, or simply create "boilerplate- type" agendas, listing items extremely broadly. Further...
Dec 25, 2014 |
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How Following Robert's Rules Affects Present Day Board Meetings

The official guide on how members of the United States Senate should behave was written by Thomas Jefferson in his "The Manual of Parliamentary Practice" which unfortunately was not followed to the letter. A state of confusion about parliamentary rules continued until Major Henry Robert came up with his Roberts Rules of Order.
Dec 25, 2014 |
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Effectively Using Parliamentary Procedure

For meetings to be effective, they require effective planning by both the chair and the participants. In the spirit of "keeping on track," it is necessary for meetings to use "rules of order." The two "Rules of Order" most often utilized are Robert's and Sturgis", and there are some differences between the two, for the sake of this primer, the...
Dec 25, 2014 |
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Parliamentary Procedure Guards Members' Rights

Josh Dobrian presents his reasoning on why parliamentarians can ensure smooth running meetings and keep them from becoming chaotic.
May 30, 2016 |
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Parliamentary Procedure: Toward the Good Order of the University

Provides basic instruction on important topics in Parliamentary Procedure, an opportunity to ask a real Parliamentarian questions, and a link to questions and answers.
May 30, 2016 |
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Parliamentary Procedure: Toward the Good Order of the University

Advice from Dr. John A. Cagle covers basic principles, abstentions, debate, hostile amendments, quorum, bylaws, invalid motions, and voting.
May 30, 2016 |
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Parliamentary Procedure Online

Web-based reference dedicated to parliamentary procedure. Aims to promote the study and teaching of Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised.
Apr 15, 2016 |
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Parliamentary Procedure Charts and Articles

Articles by Certified Professional Parliamentarian Jim Slaughter.
Apr 15, 2016 |
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The Animal Procedures Committee

Information on membership, meetings, and activities. With a collection of reference materials.
Apr 15, 2016 |
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The Parliamentary Procedure Instructional Materials Center

Parliamentary Procedure Instructional Materials Center Products Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised, Roberts Rules online, parliamentary procedure, parliamentarian, parlipro, bylaws, minutes, chairman, motion, majority, amendment.
Apr 1, 2016 |
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Colorado Association of Parliamentarians

Teaches effective meeting procedures, promotes the study and practice of parliamentary procedure, and offers consulting and advisory services.
Mar 9, 2016 |
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Survival Tips on Parliamentary Procedure

Parlimentary Procedure Survival Tips (based on Robert's Rules of Order) will be illustrated in an easy and practical fashion.  Each new or archived portion of this Parliamentary Procedure tutorial can be put to immediate use from one reading alone. The California Open Meeting Law (the Brown Act) will also be covered.
Mar 4, 2016 |
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American Institute of Parliamentarians

Welcome to the American Institute of Parliamentarians! This is the premier website for practicing parliamentarians and those interested in the study of meeting management, governance and parliamentary procedure. If you are already an AIP member, we welcome you to visit the member resource section to access tools that will help you in your...
Feb 26, 2016 |
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Democratic Rules of Order

This is the home of Democratic Rules of Order.An official and complete parliament resource for meetings of any size. 
Feb 23, 2016 |
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National Association of Parliamentarians

Introducing the largest nonprofit organization of professional parliamentarians in the world. Information on services, activities, and membership provided.
Feb 22, 2016 |
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GSG: Parliamentary Procedures

Facilitates student government's assembly meetings by maintaining fair and efficient order. They are based on Robert's Rules of Order.
Feb 19, 2016 |
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Camp Point Central H.S. students get 2nd place in national parliamentary procedure

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Apr 20, 2017 |
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Workshop Provides Knowledge on Parliamentary Procedures

Knowledge of parliamentary procedures has been acknowledged as a crucial factor in ensuring the success of Bougainville’s House of Representatives. Speaker of Bougainville’s House of Representatives, Simon Pentanu, made these remarks during a recent induction workshop for all members of Bougainville’s Parliament. Facilitated by the United...
Apr 20, 2017 |
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Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Freeport-McMoRan, Newmont Mining, Golden Star Resources, Randgold Resources and Kinross Gold

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Freeport-McMoRan, Newmont Mining, Golden Star Resources, Randgold Resources and Kinross Gold Read More

Gold Mining Stock Outlook - Sept. 2017

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Why Freeport-McMoran (FCX) Stock Might be a Great Pick

Freeport-McMoran (FCX) is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is a great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective. Read More

Friend of slain Georgia Tech student: 'If Scout was more gender-conforming, would it have been different?'

Scout Schultz, a Georgia Tech student, was shot by campus police on Saturday night, and a protest two days later led to arrests. In the aftermath of those events, Yahoo Lifestyle talked to a friend... Read More

How to Make Healthy Leftover Turkey Tacos

These tacos get a healthy makeover by using turkey as the main lean protein. It all comes together with some beans, avocado, and a little cheese. Watch the video to learn how to make this easy... Read More

Little People, Big World's Audrey Roloff Just Gave Birth to Her First Child

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Mel Brooks: ‘Blazing Saddles’ Would Never Be Made in Today’s ‘Stupidly Politically Correct’ Culture

“Blazing Saddles” may be a groundbreaking comedy, but director Mel Brooks doesn’t think Hollywood would make the iconic Western parody in this current “stupidly politically correct” climate. The... Read More

Box Office: 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' Unseats 'It' as 'Lego Ninjago' Disappoints

Kingsman: The Golden Circle is the new ruler of the box office. The sequel from Fox is expected to earn $39 million this weekend from 4,003 locations. That’s slightly below where tracking had... Read More

Bradley Cooper-Lady Gaga’s ‘Star Is Born’ Moves to May 2018

Warner Bros.’ “A Star Is Born” remake starring Stefani Germanotta (Lady Gaga) and Bradley Cooper, who is also directing, is moving up its release to May 18, 2018. The pic was originally set to open... Read More

White House officials defend Trump, say athletes 'can do free speech on their own time'

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin defended Trump’s call for NFL players who kneel during the national anthem to be suspended or fired. “It’s not about free speech,” Mnucin said Sunday. “They can do... Read More

In wake of U.N. speech, Kim calls Trump a ‘dotard.’ Trump fires back at ‘madman.’

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have unleashed personal attacks on one another after the U.S. commander in chief’s speech at the United Nations. “Kim Jong Un of North Korea,... Read More

As Russia probe turns to fake Facebook ads, Trump follows with a tweet

President Trump continued his efforts to belittle accusations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election on Friday, turning to the latest set of charges, involving targeted political ads placed on... Read More

Reluctant champion: How Nadia Murad has become the international face of Yazidi suffering – and resilience

Weeks earlier, Nadia Murad had been ripped from her village by Islamic State (ISIS) fighters who murdered her family and took her captive. Along with other young Yazidi women, she was transported... Read More

Readers write: The work of downsizing, evidence of climate change, hopeful coverage on famine

Regarding the Aug. 21 Monitor Daily story “Home prices, and a thought shift, give ‘small living’ a boost”: Interesting concept. My friend has done it, downsizing and living in a tiny apartment.... Read More

Time for the world to step up on Rohingya issue, Aung San Suu Kyi’s astounding hypocrisy, Irma’s destruction in Britain’s Caribbean islands, The US should stop saber rattling, On the Nadal-Federer comeback

“It is high time the world made an all-out effort to stop the ongoing pogrom against Myanmar’s minority Rohingya...,” writes Mohammad Amjad Hossain. “The pogrom resembles those crimes perpetrated... Read More