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  • Cher
    Cher calls Tea Party 'plague on mankind,' punctuates with a bomb
    On Thursday, Cher took to Twitter with another deranged message calling the Tea Party a "plague on mankind," and implied violence against the group by ending her short message with an image of a bomb, Twitchy reported. Twitchy noted that...
  • White House adviser compares GOP to terrorists
    White House adviser: Republicans have 'bomb strapped to their chest'
    While appearing on CNN's "The Lead" with Jake Tapper, White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer compared Republicans to terrorists, saying the administration has no plans to negotiate with people who act like they "have a bomb...
  • Tell them why they should care
    The speech's body -- classical Greek advice for public speaking
    Once you've warmed up the audience and let them know what you're going to talk about, you need to deliver on those goods. Whether you're speaking to a small Meetup group in Long Beach, or sharing the stage with the likes of Tony...
  • Toco Toucan.
    Is it in the countries best interest, or theirs? pt.4
    When misdirection is used, the answer is usually on topic. However, it does not provide a response tothequestion posed, but addresses another element of the subject matter.Let us take an example from pt.3. Given the current fiscal crisis, I will...
  • Toco Toucan.
    Is it in the countries best interest, or theirs? pt.3
    (Disclaimer- This article is not meant to imply that every politician who uses “Misdirection” is corrupt, or that every corrupt official engages in the practice. I find it a common practice by candidates seeking to avoid answering...
  • Ryan-Biden
    Politics And Religion: Rhetoric Or Substance? Part 2
    Last time we saw the meaning of rhetoric and substance in the context of politics. Today we will see how it influences your voting decision in politics and what, if any impact it has in religion.Why are these two elements important? Without truth,...
  • Ryan-Biden
    Politics And Religion: Rhetoric Or Substance? Part 1
    Last time, we reviewed the first Presidential Debate between Mitt Romney and President Barak Obama. We noted how even the most convincing arguments from the opposing party cannot convince die-hard party activists of the other camp.Today's...
  • Nancy Pelosi
    Nancy Pelosi: Todd Akin the 'doggie doo on the GOP shoe'
    Seventy-two year old Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), the House Minority Leader, "channeled her inner 4-year-old" on Thursdayin a tweet calling embattled Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) "the doggie doo on the GOP shoe," Twitchy reported Friday."...
  • Look to see the art that went into the writing
    Look to see the art that went into the writing
    Father Francisco's Bible Study class, formation of Torah as we know it Part 1 discusses the two-audience theory of Biblical interpretation. It is correct in relating how Torah writers had to convince both the Persians and the Jewish/Israeli...
  • Life in the Middle Ages
    WAY Back in the Day: A Better System (Video)
    As I said in an earlier post, modern education doesn't seem to teach what people need to learn. So let's go back in time to a method which, if properly adapted, will give us graduates who think more clearly and cope more efficiently. Newer...
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Rhetoric of our fathers: the election of 1800
    When one sees the elections of today, they think of the rhetoric that is being thrown at both sides. Every election seems to get worse and worse.If only we could return to the glorious days of our founding fathers like Thomas Jefferson and John...
  • Ted Nugent
    Secret Service: Issue with Ted Nugent 'has been resolved'
    After meeting with what rocker Ted Nugent described as “two fine, professional Secret Service agents” in Oklahoma Thursday, the Secret Service said the issue with Nugent's speech at the NRA convention last weekend "has been...
  • Maxine Waters
    Maxine Waters to CA Democrats: Republicans are 'demons' destroying the country
    According to Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), Republicans are "demons" who are out to "destroy the country."Waters made the outrageous comment while addressing Democrats at the party's state convention this last weekend in San...
  • Rep. Bennie Thompson
    Democratic Representative: GOP 'terrible people,' Fox News 'the enemy'
    A video posted at Breitbart TV Monday shows Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS) demonstrating the left's idea of "civil rhetoric."In the video, taken during his appearance at the 2012 Communications Workers of America Legislative-Political...
  • Bashir Jackson
    Jesse Jackson: Conservative criticism of Obama could lead to assassination
    According to Jesse Jackson, conservative criticism of President Obama - the new definition of "demonization" - could lead to his assassination.He made the comment while appearing with MSNBC's Martin Bashir, who started the exchange...
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