Republican presidential candidate John Kasich officially ended his bid for the White House in an address from Columbus, Ohio on Wednesday evening – a decision that all but assures Trump’s position as the GOP nominee. In a speech at 5 p.m. Show More Summary
JESUS ON A DART BOARD AT RUTGERS: THE DOUBLE-EDGED SWORD OF FREE SPEECH: Conservatives demanding removal of the ‘artwork’ are using tactics of the professional offended class of the left. Is that really such a bad thing? As Obama and Hillary’s mentor famously said, “Make the enemy live up to its own book of rules..You […]
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Alber Elbaz was handing out tissues and candy to the crowd last night for his speech at Parsons. The tissues, he said, were for the tears that might ensue when talking about what he archly referred to as "my tragedy" — being fired by Lanvin last year — while the candy, ... More »
One of the prominent themes in this year’s presidential primaries is the state of the American military. In his April 27 foreign policy speech, Republican front-runner Donald Trump summed up the majority view of the GOP: [W]e have to rebuild our military and our economy. The Russians and Chinese have rapidly expanded their military capability, […]
The owners of a Shell gas station in Nashville, Tennessee are getting the attention they hoped for by queuing their digital sign with bigoted phrases toward Muslims and trans people.
Words are powerful. Yes, there's the whole "sticks and stones" theory that words can't hurt you, they can for sure make you feel uncomfortable. Broadly recently interviewed a speech specialist to see why we hate words like "moist" according to science. Finally! an answer for the world's most pressing question and some proof that words do…
DISINVITED ON CAMPUS: The anti-free speech takeover is so complete that now the fear of stirring a protest can determine what ideas students will hear. Manhattan Institute senior fellow Jason Riley was barred from Virginia Tech for doubleplusungoodthink: The Obama presidency, high-profile police shootings, the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement and the national […]
Last night in his victory speech, Donald Trump said: Many many people are calling that you wouldn’t even believe. The media, the press, they wouldn’t believe. People that have said the worst things about me—I’ve never had anything said about me like this. Show More Summary
As the primary season transitions more solidly into the presidential election, our thoughts in the labor and employment world naturally turn to workplace captive audience speeches. WPB emeritus Paul Secunda (Marquette) is probably the country's expert on the subject. He...
She gave an impassioned speech about the duty of all citizens to oppose racism in any form, which meant not staying home and instead, going out and voting against Donald Trump. Her speech was met with applause from the audience.
Kanye West, who is all about vibes these days, hit up Steve Harvey's morning radio show on Wednesday where he talked about a lot of stuff, including Taylor Swift. "I know you wanted to talk about Taylor," West said, to which Harvey responded, "Nah." But West insisted. Show More Summary
Guilty of Thinking While Black. A prominent conservative intellectual and critic of identity politics has been disinvited from a scheduled lecture at Virginia Tech over concerns about his race-related scholarship. Jason Riley, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and...
HANDS triangled in prayer, then a sideways karate chop. Those two gestures, often performed in quick succession, were the signature gesticulations of Ted Cruz’s stump speeches during his now-abandoned bid for the Republican nomination. Show More Summary
CAIRO — Add this to the list of reasons for violence and extremism in the Middle East. "Tom and Jerry" cartoons. That’s what the head of Egypt’s State Information Service declared in a speech this week at Cairo University. And, oh yes, in case the audience didn’t take him seriously about his theories on the […]
We endure his 15-minute speech suspending his campaign so you don’t have to.
The Mark Wahlberg-starring Patriots Day, a movie currently in production telling the story of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, has landed David Ortiz to re-enact his famous speech to the city of Boston. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Ortiz will shoot a scene for the film this month. Show More Summary
Why is Ohio an interesting place to give a speech? Because it's not one of the upcoming primary states. It's his home state (as he has made clear to you a thousand times before). He's giving a speech there probably...