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Ross Perot

Henry Ross Perot is an American businessman best known for running for President of the United States in 1992 and 1996. Perot founded Electronic Data Systems (EDS) in 1962, sold the company to General Motors in 1984, and founded Perot Systems in 1988. Perot Systems was bought by Dell for $3.9 billion in 2009.
With an estimated net worth of about US$3.5 billion in 2009, he is ranked by Forbes as the 85th-richest person in America. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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The first Brooklyn President?
2014-04-13
He doesn't have the gazillions of a Ross Perot, who ran in 1992 (receiving 19 percent of the vote) and 1996 (8 percent). He'd have to build campaign structures in 50 states while being marginalized by mainstream media and fighting to try and get into ...
(New York Daily News)

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    Scientists discover pygmy tyrannosaur that once roamed Arctic Alaska
    2014-03-13
    It is the same site that yielded specimens of another new-to-science dinosaur species identified in 2011, Pachyrhinosaurus perotorum -- named after museum patron Ross Perot and his family -- and a juvenile member of that species, discovery of which was ...
    (Alaska Dispatch)

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      Letter: Proposed trade agreement means lost US jobs
      2014-02-02
      Ross Perot predicted the results of passing NAFTA during a 1992 presidential debate: “If you're paying $12, $13, $14 an hour for factory workers and you can move your factory south of the border, pay a dollar an hour for labor, hire young ... pay a ...
      (In-Forum)

        2013
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        Three Rockwell Classics Bring Nearly $57.8 Million
        2013-12-04
        Among this country's top Rockwell collectors are the filmmakers George Lucas and Steven Spielberg, as well as the businessman H. Ross Perot and Alice L. Walton, the Walmart heiress. None could be spotted in the audience or in any of Sotheby's skyboxes.
        (New York Times)
        1. Will American Art Lovers Ever See Rockwell's 'Saying Grace' Again?

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        Hillwood, sovereign wealth fund team up for $1B venture
        2013-11-12
        A major sovereign wealth fund and Ross Perot Jr.'s Dallas-based Hillwood Investments announced Tuesday the initial closing of their new fund to invest in $1 billion of industrial real estate. The real estate targeted for investment will primarily be ...
        (Dallas Business Journal)
        1. Hillwood and Sovereign Wealth Fund Launch Broad Spectrum Industrial Real ...
        2. Dallas' Hillwood launches new $1 billion real estate fund
        3. Development's Community Farm to Grow Fresh Food for Food Bank

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        Fortress White America
        2013-07-18
        Even more magical is Trende's strategic advice to the GOP: court downscale, rural white voters by embracing the economic populism of Ross Perot, whose platform included higher taxes on the rich and universal healthcare. Good luck selling that to the ...
        (The Nation.)
        1. GOP struggles to redefine party under electoral pressure
        2. Not Listening: What Republicans Could Learn From George W. Bush
        3. Hooray for George W. Bush

        2012
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        Former Reform Party leader reflects on politics, then and now
        2012-10-29
        Shar Johnson of Grand Ledge, whose family was heavily involved in Ross Perot's presidential campaign, at home with campaign memorabilia in Grand Ledge. / Rod Sanford | Lansing State Journal ...
        (Lansing State Journal)
        1. Third party votes still valid
        2. Third-Party Hopefuls
        3. Could a Third Party Candidate Naderize President Obama?

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        Ross Perot Jr (6)
        2012-06-04
        Hillwood's Ross Perot Jr. says now is a good time to invest in California (Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin)
        Victory Park parking garage pits Mark Cuban against Ross Perot Jr. again (Dallas Morning News, Dallas Morning News)
        Parking garage at Victory Park another round in dispute between Mark Cuban and Ross Perot Jr. (Cityhallblog.dallasnews.com)
        Excerpt: ONTARIO - Hillwood chairman Ross Perot Jr. told an audience of real estate professionals this week that he thinks this is the right time to invest in California. "We believe the bottom of these cycles is the right time to be aggressive," he said... (Read article)

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        James Cameron (12)
        2012-04-21
        James Cameron’s latest far out idea: Asteroid mining? (Toronto Star)
        Asteroid Mining Venture Backed by Google Execs, James Cameron Unveiled (Space News)
        James Cameron and Investors Seek to Lasso and Mine an Asteroid (Daily Beast)
        Excerpt: Former NASA scientists backed by high-profile billionaires including Canadian filmmaker James Cameron, Google co-founder Larry Page and U.S. businessman Ross Perot Jr. appear poised to unveil the world’s first commercial space mining venture. Speculation... (Read article)

        2011
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        Group Clears Path for a Third-party Ticket (3)
        2011-12-16
        Group Clears Path for a Third-Party Ticket (New York Times Blogs, New York Times Blogs, New York Times Blogs)
        Excerpt: Ross Perot managed it in 1992 and got almost 19 percent of the popular vote despite dropping out at one point; Ralph Nader was on 44 state ballots in 2000, including, fatefully, Florida, where the election was decided in George W. Bush’s favor... (Read article)

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        Ron Paul (12)
        2011-11-27
        Ron Paul Shouldn't (And Probaby Won't) Go Third Party (Spectator.org)
        The Ron Paul effect: Texas congressman could spoil the GOP’s party (Daily Caller)
        Republicans & Conservatives Should Embrace a Ron Paul Independent Run (Nolanchart.com)
        Excerpt: Polls show Paul could take a Ross Perot-sized share of the vote. Although Bob Barr and Pat Buchanan can tell you that such early pollls don't always predict how well a third party candidate will do in the heat of the two-man race, there are good... (Read article)

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        Win (3)
        2011-09-26
        Cain’s Florida win not a fluke (The Spokesman-Review)
        How Christie can win (New York Post)
        Cavuto: Could a Third Party Candidate Win in 2012? (FOX News)
        Excerpt: But as historian and political analyst Richard Brookhiser put it, in another year when the political world was rhapsodizing about some other newcomer (it may even have been Ross Perot), “The presidency is not an entry-level... (Read article)