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While there was always "an inherent contradiction" in Trump's rhetoric lamenting US foreign military engagements while calling for a stepped-up military campaign against ISIS, "at least there was a contradiction," Bandow said. Even in December 2016, a month after his election, Trump continued to promise ...
Sen. Jeff Flake is expected to make a speech on the Senate floor Wednesday morning denouncing President Donald Trump's attacks on the media. The Arizona Republican has been harshly critical of the president and announced last year he would not seek re-election in later this year. Advertisement.

Chris Kennedy, Democratic candidate for Illinois Governor and nephew of former President John F. Kennedy, poses for a portrait in his office Feb. 8, 2017, in Chicago. Chris Kennedy has been making a lot of news lately in his bid for the Democratic party's gubernatorial nomination. About 10 days ago, ...
Having worked as a health professional for almost 40 years, in Ireland and abroad, I am astounded by the rhetoric offered by politicians and health service administrators, year after year, as a response to an annual predictable health services challenge. What is most worrying about the official response is ...
President Donald Trump's use of the terms "fake news" and "enemy of the people" is "shameful" and reminiscent of words infamously used by Russian dictator Josef Stalin to describe his enemies, Republican Sen. Jeff Flake said Wednesday. In a speech on the Senate floor, Flake, of Arizona, called Trump's ...
Andy McGuire said Reynolds' address was "filled with lots of promises and political rhetoric," and also criticized Reynolds for touting the myriad conservative policies implemented during the 2017 session. McGuire, a physician and former state party chairwoman, also criticized Reynolds for not reaching out ...

"I don't appreciate the rhetoric," Ernst said. "What I can say is that I do support some of the policies that we're working on." She went on to address Trump's "shithole" comments specifically, cautioning that she wasn't at the meeting in which Trump is said to have made the remark. "It's really important that ...
In my view, too much of the current antitrust rhetoric is focused on the 1982 antitrust action to breakup AT&T into the baby Bells -- which was a disaster for local phone service but a massive gain for the wealthy who saw both spikes in their AT&T stock holding and decreased prices in long distance prices ...
Infosys Q3 FY 2018 earnings - it's the rhetoric that matters. By Den Howlett January 15, 2018. SUMMARY: Infosys Q3 FY2018 was not remarkable, neither was it calamitous. What the new CEO had to say though hints of a conservative future. Linkedin; facebook; twitter; Google; Flipboard; 0 Comments. parekh infosys ...
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas blasted the US president in a speech on Sunday. Donald Trump has threatened to cut off US aid if the Palestinians refuse to negotiate peace. Abbas spoke at a meeting of the Central Council of the Palestine Liberation Organization, or PLO, in the West Bank ...
Johannesburg -- South Africa summoned the United States' senior diplomat in the capital Pretoria on Monday over President Donald Trump's recent disparaging comments about African nations and Haiti. Mr. Trump has been accused of describing African nations as "shithole countries" during a ...
In the movies, Mexico is a place where bad things happen. From the car bomb in Touch of Evil to the drug gangs with their scary dogs in No Country for Old Men, it's where outlaws go to lie low and bozos go to party with impunity. It's the place of Donald Trump's "bad hombres" nightmares. Even in animated ...
So several of the Democratic candidates for governor offered their perspectives on the condition of the state address given Tuesday by Gov. Kim Reynolds. It was Reynolds' first condition of the state address; she rose from lieutenant governor this past summer when former Gov. Terry Branstad became U.S. ...
For decades, Americans have opened their homes and hearts to people fleeing disasters in other countries. Irish immigrants fled the potato famine in the mid-1800s, for example, and Italians fled poverty and violence in the late 1800s and early 1900s. More recently, Sudanese fled persecution and war.
There have been several anti-hunting letters published recently in the Herald. After Mr. Dunleavy's particularly childish and uniformed letter, I felt the need to respond with a different perspective. Harry likes to use inflammatory rhetoric and extreme hyperbole to "prove" his point. He calls hunters "right-wing ...
President Trump's trashy talk has prompted yet another discussion of his relationship with the Black community in America, which has repeatedly felt alienated by his rhetoric and also by his associations with people accused of harboring closeted or outright racist views. Using insulting and inappropriate ...

So several of the Democratic candidates for governor offered their perspectives on the condition of the state address given Tuesday by Gov. Kim Reynolds. It was Reynolds' first condition of the state address; she rose from lieutenant governor this past summer when former Gov. Terry Branstad became U.S. ...
... MORE's rhetoric about the media "has real damage." "When you reflexively refer to the press as the enemy of the people or fake news, that has real damage," Flake told ABC's "This Week." Flake has not been shy in critiquing Trump, and recently slammed the president's reported comment about "shithole ...
NEW YORK - Catholics have a responsibility to look past the noisy rhetoric of the current debate on immigration and answer the "cry of the poor" by engaging with individuals facing deportation. That was the focus of a National Migration Week discussion Jan. 11 at the Church of St. Francis Assisi in New ...
Though one popular connotation depicts it as empty or vacuous speech, classical rhetoric concerns itself with the noble task of "adjusting ideas to people and people to ideas." Hence, rhetoric is a discipline occupied with the process of transforming information into knowledge and wisdom -- understanding ...
Right-wing rhetoric about "open borders" is a big, dangerous lie. Nativists claim that current U.S. immigration is based on "open borders." In a global perspective, that's laughable. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to facebook Share to Facebook Messenger Share to twitter Share to Reddit Share to email ...
South Koreans watch a television screen showing U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in September. Trump, like Jong-un, seems enthralled with fascist language and uses it routinely. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon) ...
rhetoric, the art of speaking and writing persuasively, hasn't got a great reputation. Since Plato, people have associated rhetoric with manipulation and deception. Even today, we tend to associate rhetoric with unscrupulous politicians and salespeople. Why not just tell people the plain truth and let them ...
USD/JPY struggles to preserve the advance from the beginning of the year as the Bank of Japan (BoJ) reduced its purchases of long-term bonds under its Quantitative/Qualitative Easing (QQE) Program with Yield-Curve Control, and the pair stands at risk of threatening the range-bound price action from ...
Vulgar rhetoric thrives on oversimplification. It is the bumper sticker version of discourse. "Drill, baby, drill." "No blood for oil." "America, love it or leave it." Refined and cultured argumentation takes into account the complexities, unintended consequences and ironies of our actions. Vulgar rhetoric reduces ...
Immigration, where the pontiff complained that too often today's rhetoric serves only in "stirring up primal fears." "Ready access to medical care and treatment on the part of all … at affordable costs" as a basic human right. Opposition to the proliferation of weapons, and strong support for efforts at nuclear ...
I confess to having paid less attention than I should to the increasingly apocalyptic rhetoric from the administration about the nuclear threat from North Korea. I'm not talking about President Trump's juvenile tweets calling Kim Jong Un "Little Rocket Man" and making fun of his weight. I mean statements by ...
Kennedy's remarks prompted howls of protest, with the mayor's office comparing Kennedy's hot rhetoric to President Trump's. The city's police superintendent ripped into the candidate for attempting to use the city's violence to "score political points." Pundits and others were quick to take Kennedy to task for ...
Sen. Bernie Sanders · Bernard (Bernie) SandersSchumer: Franken should resign Franken resignation could upend Minnesota races Avalanche of Democratic senators say Franken should resign MORE (I-Vt.) on Sunday ripped President Trump · Donald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump ...
The fallout from the collapse of the nuclear subsidy bill yesterday reignited a long simmering feud between top legislative leaders, while threatening to muddy Gov.-elect Phil Murphy's clean-energy agenda. Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto traded stinging barbs in ...
A self-proclaimed Nazi has admitted making anti-Semitic remarks but told a jury he was trying to encourage "political debate". The man, who cannot be named, denies two counts of stirring up racial hatred in speeches to far-right activists. The 22-year-old told Preston Crown Court he was "a national ...
The Victorian opposition has characterised African youth "gangs" in Melbourne as a crisis, contradicting evidence from the state's police and crime statistics agency. Media and political attention on African youth crime in Melbourne has been prompted by a series of recent high-profile incidents, particularly ...
Democrats, including the four members of Rhode Island's congressional delegation, have not been magnanimous in their tax cut defeat. They continue to parrot the misleading notion that 83 percent of the tax cut savings will go to the top 1 percent and that 86 million Americans will see their taxes increase ...
Doug Jones will be sworn in as Alabama's newest U.S. senator Wednesday, and it comes at the beginning of a pivotal year in American politics. Jones, a Democrat who ran an uplifting and smart campaign against one of the most flawed Republican candidates in memory, has a chance to become a ...
"Empty platitudes and anti-Trump rhetoric is not enough to win seats in Congress," said Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), who in 2017 emerged as one of the Democratic party's most powerful critics of corporate power. "In 2018, Democrats need a bold economic vision which includes investing in education, ...
Washington, DC - DECEMBER 21: U.S. President Donald Trump leaves the White House to visit troops at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center December 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump said he was visiting the injured military service members to wish them a merry Christmas. (Photo by ...
I confess to having paid less attention than I should to the increasingly apocalyptic rhetoric from the administration about the nuclear threat from North Korea. I'm not talking about President Trump's juvenile tweets calling Kim Jong Un "Little Rocket Man" and making fun of his weight. I mean statements by ...
Stanford political scientist Alison McQueen has studied the use of political rhetoric that evokes the end of the times, finding that it can comfort people during crises, making wars or economically troubled times, for instance, easier to understand. But although it can be used by politicians to rouse people to ...
I confess to having paid less attention than I should to the increasingly apocalyptic rhetoric from the administration about the nuclear threat from North Korea. I'm not talking about President Trump's juvenile tweets calling Kim Jong Un "Little Rocket Man" and making fun of his weight. I mean statements by ...
My hope for the new year is that the United States doesn't bluster and blunder its way into a tragic, needless war. My fear is that the Trump Administration is capable of doing just that. I confess to having paid less attention than I should to the increasingly apocalyptic rhetoric from the administration about the ...
I confess to having paid less attention than I should to the increasingly apocalyptic rhetoric from the administration about the nuclear threat from North Korea. ... I worry that with such absolutist rhetoric, the United States is ruling out the realistic options for peace -- and putting us on a path that may lead ...
As I listened to some of their stories about the challenges they face at farm level and in bringing their products to market, it became clear that the government's rhetoric and actual policy tools are at odds. My interest was to gain a better understanding of the role rural agriculture plays in overcoming poverty, ...
MISSION, Texas (AP) -- Felicita Villagran Villeda and her 15-year-old son sat on a dirt road next to the Rio Grande passing a plastic water jug back and forth, trying to catch their breath as the Texas sun bore down on them overhead. Border Patrol agents in green uniforms stood nearby, waiting to take them ...
But the three students who sit in my classroom won't hear much that helps them, because they've learned a difficult lesson. They know that politics and campaign rhetoric will never fund their education. M. Scott Carter teaches journalism at Oklahoma City Community College. Jim Roth's column will return in ...
More political rhetoric that shows just how much we disdain the poor. Updated: December 7, 2017 -- 1:44 PM EST. 0Share; Tweet; Tumblr; email; Comment; REPRINTS ...
A resolution approved by one of Illinois' largest farm organizations urges less rhetoric and more negotiation from the Trump administration on the North American Free Trade Agreement. Members of the Illinois Farm Bureau approved the resolution at the annual meeting this week in Chicago. Members also ...
In totality, the PM stuck to his usual rhetoric and banter against the Congress. Whether the people pf Gujarat get swayed by his speeches to ...
The Liberals' defence policy review was 'heavy with rhetoric' but in the nearly six months since its unveiling, the 'government has not taken any ...
In a nutshell it's this rather well-worn story: the rhetoric is compelling, but the substance is lacking. Two of the five "foundations" of Clark's ...


 

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