Politicians want to look good so they can get things done. CEOs want to get things done so they can look good."-Peggy Noon in On Speaking Well: How to Give a Speech with Style, Substance, and Clarity (1999), about the difference in speechwriting for politicians vs. business leaders This quote may explain why President Trump… Continue reading Quote Comparing Politicians to CEOs
Fear sells—your fear. The coronavirus pandemic is the best thing to happen to dying mainstream media since 9/11, the Boston Marathon bombing, and OJ Simpson’s high-speed police car chase combined. People want to know: What’s going onHow it affects themWhat should they doHow can they help Instead, CNN and The New York Times offer: Bad… Continue reading Bad Dog, Mainstream Media!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvS1ShJrs6o Right to Pray in Public Schools President Trump announcement: full video from News 19 WLTX Why watch a video of the president signing something in a roomful of people? Sounds boring. This is why: In it, President Trump announces federal support of the right to pray in schools. Then, he LISTENS to each person… Continue reading President Trump Defends Freedom of Religion in American Schools
Another insightful and unforgettable Glenn Beck interview. Nikki Haley and Beck talk about power corrupting and maintaining perspective. Surprising nuggets include her mom always liking President Trump, what "Bless your heart" really means in the South, and the encouraging note Donald Trump sent Haley when she was running for Governor of South Carolina. LISTEN Nikki… Continue reading She Should Know: Nikki Haley on China, President Trump, and Governorship
Everything You Need to Know About Impeachment, episode 450 A Public Hearing, and a Feud Over Ukraine You're reasonable, right? You make good decisions based on available information. But what if, what if, you only see a piece of the information puzzle? Would you make a better decision, a more accurate decision, if you had… Continue reading Two Views on the First Impeachment Hearing