Over the weekend, Kanye West took control of the mic for a good 11 minutes during MTV’s annual VMA awards ceremony. During the course of a sprawling speech, which was at times endearing, the controversial and outspoken rapper-producer touched on all sorts of topics before casually mentioning his plans to run for President in 2016. Show More Summary
[iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/d88APYIGkjk" frameborder="0"] Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander star in "The Danish Girl," directed by Tom Hooper ("The King's Speech"). It is the true story of transgender pioneer Lili Elbe and the artist Gerda Wegener who was first his wife and then her partner and advocate.
Introduced by a Republican, former Senator Richard Lugar of Indiana, Secretary of State John Kerry today made an impassioned speech at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia in support of the Iran nuclear agreement. While some refer to his speech as being “in defense’ of the treaty, technically that is no longer necessarily so. With [...]Show More Summary
Text of the speech: One of the lessons of the flag controversy is that if we stop shouting and start listening, we get more accomplished. We should all listen to each other more – we will all benefit from walking … Continue reading ...
Hillary Clinton blamed Donald Trump's rhetoric and inflammatory statements as the kind of speech that can "trigger someone who is less than stable." While she made these remarks after the Charleston shootings, they were before two Boston rednecks beat senseless an apparently homeless illegal immigrant. Show More Summary
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto defended his handling of security, human rights and the national economy amid widespread criticism during his third annual state of the union address on Wednesday. Speaking for more than an hour and...Show More Summary
Lies, Damn Lies, and Political speech... It appears little white lies matter.. and so do blatant black ones... Source: Townhall
In a speech aimed at raising her national profile, Gov. Nikki R. Haley of South Carolina sharply criticized the Black Lives Matter movement, saying it was imperiling black lives and property.
MIAMI -- Rarely has a speech on the importance of community colleges been more closely scrutinized. That was the central theme of remarks delivered by Vice President Biden on Wednesday at one of the nation's largest universities -- at least, the stated theme. The other, which he only hinted at, was the political subtext: Still […]
Post by Kelly Bryant. He's definitely a very familiar face in the Bachelor franchise, most recently appearing (albeit briefly) on Bachelor in Paradise -- a visit that lasted all of a day and ended in a haze of drunkenness. And now Chris Bukowski is speaking out about the darker side of the reality series. Show More Summary
Mosby was criticized for giving a passionate speech when announcing the charges and for conducting an independent investigation into the case, but those arguments did not prevail, The Baltimore Sun reports. He died a week later. After that, the next hearing was set for September 10, when the attorneys will likely debate whether to change
WASHINGTON -- Joe Biden flew to Miami, Florida, on Wednesday to deliver a speech on higher education and income inequality. But as he began his prepared remarks at Miami Dade College, the vice president couldn't help but slyly comment...Show More Summary
"We don't do that stuff." "What stuff?" I inquired to the person in the next seat. Truthfully, I knew what he meant. I had just responded to his question about what I do with my standard elevator speech about helping leaders build cultures that deliver positive results in a world of accelerating change. Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton, walking a fine line on Iran, will deliver a speech next week on the nuclear deal amid pressure from her supporters who back the agreement—and those who don’t.
Last month, the Denver City Council did a pretty good imitation of The Soup Nazi from the old Seinfeld sitcom (“No Soup for You!”) when it raised objections to leasing Chick-fil-A space for a restaurant at Denver’s airport. Council members...Show More Summary
We guess those reports that NBC was looking to hire a minority host weren't necessarily true after all… Donald Trump has had one of the most controversial 2015s in Hollywood ever since his racist campaign speech and subsequent firing from Celebrity Apprentice made him both public enemy No. 1 and, somehow, ahead in the polls. Well, after [...]
I hid it from the world. That's how I originally handled my oldest son's speech disorder diagnosis. He was barely 2 years old and we, his parents, were the only people who could make out what he was saying. After the doctor recommended an evaluation with a speech therapist, and we received the diagnosis, I retreated. Show More Summary
Jimmy Kimmel has a solution for those of us who were as confused as Miley Cyrus when Nicki Minaj’s VMA acceptance speech suddenly swerved into shade-throwing territory. With a little help from his Wall of America, and a library of emojis, Kimmel broke the rumored feud down into terms we can all understand. Show More Summary
Now that we know who we're voting for in 2020, what are we supposed to do until then? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKh_rUsipRw One option would be to remix Kanye's VMAs speech into as many variations as possible to celebrate its content in all possible forms. Show More Summary
Threats to free speech and academic freedom in health care were a major concern when we started Health Care Renewal. Such threats may now be less anechoic, but do not seem to have diminished.Censorship and the Resignation of Alice Dreger The latest example was at Northwestern University. Show More Summary