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A Tale of Two Rhetorical Strategies at the Benghazi Committee Hearing

Once upon a time, in a place now known as “the birthplace of democracy,” debate between men whose primary interest was in using discourse to expand their knowledge not demonstrate their superior intellect revolved around rhetoric. There was an inherent understanding that the way an argument was constructed was equally important to the merits of an argument. Though this recognition ...

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Trump announces members he’d like in his administration


In the last few days, Presidential candidate Donald Trump mentioned that he would welcome two highly-visible conservatives into his administration. During an interview on “The Palin Update” radio show, Trump told host Kevin Scholla that he’d love to have Palin in his administration because “she really is somebody who knows what’s happening, and she’s a special person.” Trump did not mention ...

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Only Obama Staffers Believe IRS ‘Lost’ Email

If you’ve been skeptical about the IRS’ explanation that Lois Lerner’s email disappeared during a World of Warcraft online game that got out of control, I have good news. Particularly since you’ve also probably been a little reluctant to express that thought. No one wants to be called a racist in the latte line at Starbucks while you–know–who is in ...

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Sebelius Gets Education on the Constitution but Left Might Get a Weapon

The First Amendment is bandied about more often than just about any of the others, and it got a full work-out thanks to Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) during his grilling of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. It definitely is worth viewing, even if you’ve seen it before: While that was undoubtedly painful for Sebelius, in theory, it may ...

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