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Last year, 1776 Consulting produced over 8,500 tons of greenhouse gasses, enough to fill the Capitol Rotunda over 150 times or the Houston Astrodome 4 times. That is aproximately the same amount that a town of 300+ people produces in a year.  I am a proud outdoorsman and value our natural resources. I am a regular visitor of our National Parks, I spent 153 days in 2015 hiking the 2,650 mile Pacific Crest Trail, and I am an Eagle Scout. I will not allow my company to continue doing what we have done to the environment.  That is why, starting today,...

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By Fredreka Schouten, CNN You can view this entire article on CNN. Washington (CNN)Elizabeth Warren wants contributions as small as $3 for her "Elect-a-New-President Fund." Kamala Harris offered 10% Presidents' Day discounts on baseball caps, T-shirts, tote bags and other campaign swag. And on Twitter, Pete Buttigieg invoked the Democratic National Committee's new debate fundraising requirements to encourage his supporters to donate. The Democrats running for the presidency are relying on a mix of social media salesmanship and old-fashioned merchandising to scoop up what is fast becoming one of the most valuable commodities in the 2020 presidential campaign: small-dollar donors who...

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What we learned from our private tour of the FedEx World Hub: With the volume of packages and orders we process, having a great relationship with shipment carrier is critical. Our partnership with FedEx has proven to be a match made in heaven. With over 850 acres, 40+ miles of conveyor belts, and over 11,000 employees to process roughly 1.3 million packages a day, it is difficult to overstate the FedEx operational process.  Through our private tour, we were able to see just how much pride every member of the FedEx team takes in their work. From the eight flight simulators (each one costs $15...

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The Trump campaign’s merchandising efforts are particularly effective because they make political donors out of people who may support Trump and his policies, but wouldn’t think of making a $10 campaign contribution, said Hensel of 1776 Consulting.

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 By: Tucker Higgins | CNBC This article is an abridged version of the full article hosted on CNBC.com.  To view the entire article by Tucker Higgins, go HERE.  Sen. Amy Klobuchar didn't have a hat on when she declared in the frigid Minnesota snow on Sunday that she had entered the race to become the Democratic Party's next presidential nominee. But by Monday, those seeking Amy for America hats didn't have to look far, though they might have to shell out. Baseball caps are available on the campaign store, selling for a cool $29 each. That's just a hair cheaper than the one for sale from...

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