Monthly Archives: September 2012

Work in Progress: Third Parties

For my next object to analyze rhetorically, I chose an article from the Washington Post written on why the United States problems need a third party to solve its problems. Written by Matt Miller and titled “Why We Need a … Continue reading

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Passion Blog Week 3: Tame Impala

Tame Impala (I know its a weird name but they’re psychedelic, what do you expect?) is easily one of my favorite bands. That’s actually saying something since only two other artists can boast that they have all of their music … Continue reading

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Comparing Apples to Oranges

For the RCL assignment, I chose to write about an opinion page from the New York Times. Titled “Fighting Over God’s Image” by Edward J. Blum and Paul Harvey, it concerns the recent protests and deaths of American citizens in … Continue reading

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Week 2 Work in Progress

I might be in the minority, but I love public speaking. I did Lincoln Douglas debate in high school and I learned to become very calm and comfortable with speaking. I do sometimes have a little bit of a pronunciation … Continue reading

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Week 2 RCL Blog

Do Democrats engage in the same kinds of strategic choices when they address their donors? Heck yeah! Have we already forgotten Joe Biden’s “put y’all back in chains comments”? Playing to a group of people with certain statements and opinions, thats … Continue reading

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Week 2 Passion Blog

Okay, so I probably should have given an overview of what my passion blogs will be about every week when I posted for the first time. Oh well, I’m making up for it now. This blog will be about a … Continue reading

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Week 1 RCL Blog

Do the Right Thing is one of those films that one either finds an excellent piece of cinema, or a piece of trash. It is a film that has been praised by critics, even selected as “culturally significant” by the … Continue reading

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Week 1 Passion Blog

Radio Moscow. A relatively unknown band from Iowa, but possibly the fastest growing band in both musical creativity and notoriety after being recognized by Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys. Initially formed in 2003 by Parker Griggs as a solo … Continue reading

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