The Reverend Talbert W. Swan, II, a community activist from Massachusetts, is urging Senator Barack Obama to run for President of the United States of America. Swan contends that the country is deeply divided and is need of hope and inspiration. The minister compares the inspiration that Senator Obama gives citizens is on par with that given by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert Kennedy in 1960s. [Read more…] about Reverend Talbert W. Swan Urges Illinois Senator Barack Obama to Seek the US Presidency
If you haven’t heard the news or have been living in a bubble, Gerald R. Ford died on December 26, 2006, at his home in Rancho Mirage, California. Gerald Rudolph Ford, Jr. (July 14, 1913â€“December 26, 2006) was the 38th President (1974â€“1977) and the 40th Vice President of the United States (1973â€“1974).
Mr. Gerald R. Ford was the first person appointed to the Vice Presidency under the terms of the 25th Amendment. He became the only president in United States history to fill the presidential office without having been elected either President or Vice President by the people through the “normal” democratic process. Gerald R. Ford was the longest-lived United States president, having surpassed Ronald Reagan’s record on November 12, 2006. [Read more…] about Thoughts About Gerald R. Ford
What do Mel Gibson, Ken Burns, Hugo Chavez and Arnold Schwarzenegger have in common? They all made the Best and Worst List for 2006 in Rhetoric.
Communications coach, LeeAundra Temescu has been analyzing public speech for almost twenty years and says that this year was particularly noteworthy because of the attention the good and not -so-good received from the media. In the past 12 months, the power of words and language made themselves known in a big way. George Clooney’s Oscar acceptance speech, Mel Gibson’s drunken rant, Senator George Allen’s “macaca” remarks were all covered extensively by the press. [Read more…] about The Best and Worst Speeches of 2006
On December 16, 2006, while most Americans slept, Television 3 New Zealand debuted the provocative documentary “911 In Plane Site” on national television. The film presents photographs and video footage from that fateful day, as well as computer-aided analysis focusing on the Pentagon and World Trade Center buildings One, Two and Seven. [Read more…] about Video Exposing Blunders of Sept 11 Commission Report Airs on New Zealand Television
General Richard Wilmot (US Army ret.) has created a blog that documents his views on the situation in Iraq. Falling outside predictable party lines, his observations and recommendations bear the hallmark of common sense. [Read more…] about General Wilmot Creates Blog to Comment on Iraq
According to the Drudge Report, Southern Methodist University in Dallas will be the site for the George W. Bush Presidential Library. [Read more…] about Southern Methodist University to be Chosen as Site for Bush Presidential Library