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VIDEO: Why Dara Torres Won't Quit

By Dara Torres
Dara Torres, the remarkable athlete who made the US Olympic swim team at age 41, recently spoke with CNN's TJ Holmes about the obstacles she has faced and what gives her the strength to keep going. Embedded video from <a href="" mce_href="">CNN Video</a> Torres made headlines last year when she became the first woman to swim in the Olympics over the age of 40. For information on how to bring Torres and her ...
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Premiere's Newest Speaker: Obama Impersonator Iman Crosson

By Iman Crosson
Premiere Speakers is thrilled to announce that we've received signed a deal to book Iman Crosson exclusively. While that name may not ring a bell, you've likely to be more aware of him than you think. Over the past few months, Iman has become an internet sensation and becoming the nation's leading impersonator of President Barack Obama. Iman has mastered Obama's voice, tone and mannerisms to perfection, and we're excited about bringing his hilarious take on the new President to ...
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'The Noticer' Releases to Critical Acclaim

By Andy Andrews
The Noticer, the hotly anticipated book by Andy Andrews, finally released this week, and it's quickly becoming one of the most-discussed books in the country. The inspirational true story tells the tale of a mysterious man known simply as Jones who finds his way to the small and simple town of Orange Beach, Alabama. Showing up when the town needs him the most, Jones teaches the people of Orange Beach profound lessons about perspective, appreciation and making the most of the lives they've ...
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Blasting the 'Skeptic Environmentalist'

By Andrew Winston
The following column by Andrew Winston was originally posted at The Huffington Post. This weekend, the New York Times gave Bjorn Lomborg -- the self-proclaimed "skeptical environmentalist" -- more air time. Lomborg wrote an op-ed that railed against those who want to cut greenhouse gas emissions dramatically. He offered his opinion on a better solution: "make low-carbon alternatives like solar and wind energy competitive with old carbon sources." As usual, Lomborg sets up a false straw-man to knock down. He says "we are often ...
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Sanders Lauds Oprah's 'Responsible' Decision

By Tim Sanders
Tim Sanders gave glow approval of Oprah Winfrey's decision to cancel a show about the Columbine School massacre. Oprah said that the show, which would mark the tenth anniversary of the shootings, "focused too much on the killers." Sanders, a bestselling author and former Yahoo! executive, wrote on his blog, Sanders Says, that the media monolith made the right decision. "Oprah gets it," he wrote. "Shes my media hero. I wish cable [networks] and NBC were as responsible. "Heres my point of view: ...
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Huckabee on Cover of 'WORLD' Magazine

By Gov Mike Huckabee
WORLD magazine is providing readers a day-in-the-life look at Gov. Mike Huckabee. The evangelical publication followed the former presidential candidate around as he prepared to shoot an episode of his Fox New Channel talk show, Huckabee. (That week's guest was country legend Willie Nelson.) Here's an excerpt of the Q&A portion: WORLD: If John McCain had stood up against TARP last year, do you think he would be president? HUCKABEE: I think he might have been. I do believe the turning point in ...
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Is Obama 'Dressing Up Socialism'?

By Dick Morris
Socialism is coming, warns Dick Morris. The Republican strategist wrote on that President Obama's plan to convert government stock in the country's banks from preferred stock to common stock would result in the federal government have a controlling voice these banks. "And whoever controls the banks controls the credit and, therefore, the economy," he wrote. "That's called socialism." Preferred stock generally does not contain voting rights, while common stock does. "With bank profits up and ...

Inside the New Premiere Office!

By Duane Ward
Premiere Speakers recently moved into a new office that we're thrilled about. It's just a few blocks down the road from our old office, but it's a big step forward. We feel at home here already! Our new address is as follows: 109 International Drive, Suite 300 Franklin, TN 37067 Here's a quick look inside our new HQ:
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VIDEO: Interview with Friend of the Columbine Killers

By Gov Mike Huckabee
To mark the tenth anniversary of the school shooting at Columbine High School, Mike Huckabee interviewed Brooks Brown, who was a friend of Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, on the latest episode of Fox News Channel's Huckabee. It's a sobering and heartfelt interview that speaks for itself.
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In Defense of Meetings

By Ben Stein
A few weeks ago, Ben Stein wrote a column for Yahoo! Finance in which he-among other things-defended corporate travel and meetings. They are, he wrote, a necessary and fruitful part of building prosperity. So, go ahead and book your next event. Ben says its OK. Read below: In Biblical times, the Pharisees were a class of people who claimed superior religious and sacred status by virtue of their modest living and supposed lack of ostentation. Jesus railed against them as hypocrites because while they claimed to be ...

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