Book Review: The Speechwriter, by Barton Swaim

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

In a book that is in part the machinations of The Good Wife and in part the political farce of Yes Minister, Barton Swaim shares insights he gained into the life of a speechwriter during the second term of South Carolina governor Mark Sanford. The author of The Speechwriter does not dwell on the series […]. Cultural Differences Speechwriting Book Review

South Carolina: Traditional GOP establishment (Jeb Bush, Roger Ailes, Bob Dilenschneider) on trial

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 It will be interesting what plays out today in South Carolina. We with working class backgrounds are different. Inside us are the seeds of revolution. Our lives had been too difficult. Even when we make it into the middle class or beyond, we are extremely aware of inequality.

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Statement from AmericanLP to Voters of South Carolina

TJ Walker Interactive

TJ Walker, founder of Democratic Super PAC AmericanLP, gave the following statement to the Republican Voters of South Carolina: “Thank you, thank you, and thank you. We couldn’t have done it better ourselves! You have just voted for a candidate who is viewed unfavorably by 60% of American voters according to the non-partisan Public Policy [.]. Government & Politics americanlp democrats Mitt Romney obama republicans

Democrats eye hobbled Nikki Haley in 2014

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Sanford and Family Values

The Communication Blog

6.25.2009 Sanford and Family Values Let’s add one more name to our list of hypocrites—Mark Sanford, Governor of South Carolina. Apparently, betraying his wife and three children—to say nothing of the people of South Carolina and the country as a whole—is consistent with his idea of “family values&#.

The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Last week, Famous Speech Friday looked at South Carolina Rep. Fans of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook see links to good reads, resources and ideas from other sources there, in addition to posts from the blog.

Famous Speech Friday: SC Rep. @JennyHorne's Confederate flag speech

The Eloquent Woman

Just as the legislature seemed to be permanently at a standstill over this issue, South Carolina Representative Jenny Horne rose to her feet to protest the attempts to load down the bill with amendments, in effect delaying debate and its passage.

Eastern Europe and the Message of Democracy

Matt Eventoff

South Carolina Senator Ben Tillman punching South Carolina Senator John McLaurin on the floor of the United State Senate in 1902 (well past the “early” stages of democracy). Ukraine has been independent for less than two decades. MTV is ten years older than Ukraine’s independence. If you are of drinking age, you were born before Ukraine was independent.

Drudge Report Poll: Trump won SC debate, at 58%

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

According to the Drudge Report poll, Donald Trump won the debate in South Carolina. He came in at 58%. Next was Cruz at 20.34%. Dead last were Bush and Carson. Politics Public Speaking

FSF update: Lady Bird Johnson's 1964 whistlestop tour

The Eloquent Woman

It took place just after her husband had signed the Civil Rights Act--a time when political advisers decided he could not himself risk personal appearances in the South, so unpopular was the new legislation.

Famous Speech Friday: Meryl Streep's Golden Globes speech

The Eloquent Woman

Viola was born in a sharecropper’s cabin in South Carolina, came up in Central Falls, Rhode Island; Sarah Paulson was born in Florida, raised by a single mom in Brooklyn.

A bizarre method of measuring speaking skills

Speak Schmeak

On the other hand, it shows Congress is becoming more plain-spoken.''" South Carolina Republican Rep.

Famous Speech Friday: Annie Oakley's Libel Cases

The Eloquent Woman

(Editor's note: For Women's History Month, our famous speeches series turns to historic women's speeches. Writer Becky Ham gives us this look at sharpshooter Annie Oakley's series of courtroom speeches, defending herself and her reputation against libelous accusations, early in the 20th century.)

Famous Speech Friday: Lady Bird Johnson's 1964 whistlestop tour

The Eloquent Woman

It took place just after her husband had signed the Civil Rights Act--a time when political advisers decided he could not himself risk personal appearances in the South, so unpopular was the new legislation.

Westinghouse - Why It Needs Squire Patton Boggs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Among what did in Westinghouse, McCauley explains, had been: Cost overruns from the construction of two plants in Georgia and South Carolina. Last March, one-time major energy player Westinghouse filed Chapter XI.

What you don’t know about King's "I Have a Dream" Speech

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  “Go back to Mississippi, go back to Alabama, go back to South Carolina,” he continues, and then comes the famous metaphor:  “I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment I still have a dream.” 

The Story Behind Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" Speech

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  “Go back to Mississippi, go back to Alabama, go back to South Carolina,” he continues, and then comes the famous metaphor:  “I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment I still have a dream.”  I first published this blog a year ago in honor of MLK. 

Republican Debate Preview: What to Watch For in New Hampshire

TJ Walker Interactive

The first Republican presidential debate of the 2012 campaign, held in South Carolina several weeks ago, produced precious little drama, in part because some of the major candidates chose not to participate. Monday night’s debate is likely to be different. Analysis Video Media Training republican debate TJ Walker

Trump needs African-American vote - Currently, Clinton looks good to them (e.g. SC)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As The Wall Street Journal reports, Hillary Clinton won by a landslide in South Carolina. A big piece of that came from the Black-American vote. If Black Americans come out to vote on SuperTuesday, which they are expected to, Clinton will also have significant wins.

Jeb Bush - Time to let us in

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Tonight in South Carolina, Jeb Bush did the inevitable: He ended his campaign for the U.S. Presidency. That was a job his father George H. and his brother George W. had both held. But that ending could just be the beginning of a new mission.

Joke Contest Results — State Slogans

Humor Power

North Dakota: Just like South Dakota, only higher up. North Carolina: Not South Carolina. South Carolina: Not North Carolina. New York: We Rush More than South Dakota. Our State Slogans theme was inspired by long-time subscriber and funny guy Sol Morrison, Santa Barbara, California. New Joke contests are annonced on the first of each month. Look for the next contest on October 1, 2014.

Ukraine Parliament: Democracy and Discourse Must Defeat Violence

Matt Eventoff

South Carolina Senator Ben Tillman punching South Carolina Senator John McLaurin on the floor of the United State Senate in 1902 (well past the “early&# stages of democracy). . Ukraine has been independent for less than two decades.

The New Migration to Loserville

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

She and her dog pulled out of town and are headed to Charleston, South Carolina. My interpretation was that the lawyer who migrated from Manhattan to central Pennsylvania did himself in. His New York state of mind told him that if he left the Big Apple he was a loser.

New York City - No, your professional life doesn't gear down when you exit

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Had I to do relocation over again, I would have chosen locations in Florida or South Carolina which are near the ocean. The big story among young lawyers is: Hey, now that the entry-level salary of $180K has gone national, I don't have to live in New York City.

Joint Session of Congress no place for heckling: Can GOP Joe Wilson Recover?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  That's why South Carolina Representative Joe Wilson might never recover from his breach of that protocol.  It's a genteel tradition in the Congress: Decorum.    The ritual is especially important during formal televised events like the Joint Session in which the President speaks.    He not only heckled.    He said about the President, "You lie." " Obviously this is a man out of control. 

Shared Experiences - The genius of Donald Trump (Jesus Christ, Beatles, Steve Jobs) in knowing what human beings want played out

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Some of Trump's critics assess his performance in last night's GOP debate in South Carolina as out of control.

President Obama and Congressman Wilson - Missed Opportunities

Matt Eventoff

With those two words, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-South Carolina) now might have the highest name identification in Congress. I. “You lie!&#. Those tw o words are not today’s topic - Congressman Wilson’s apology is. Crisis Communications 101 - Apologize! Crisis Communications 101 (a) - Be Sincere and Mean it! Number one without number two is a) disingenuous (obviously) and b) dangerous to you and your credibility with the public.

"Seeking a Friend for the End of the World" - Steve Carell finally finds meaning

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  One former sales coach who moved to Connecticut from South Carolina said she would eat cheesecake, a lot of it.  Time is not on the side of earth-beings.    An astroid will hit in 21 days and the last ditch high tech effort to prevent that has failed. 

Lady Bird: from shy to shining

The Eloquent Woman

When the insults grew so raucous in South Carolina, she tells the crowd the ugly words were coming "not from the good people of South Carolina but from the state of confusion."

when you're a frequent speaker

The Eloquent Woman

from Oregon and New York to South Carolina and Washington, DC. I've got a full slate of speaking engagements , already in motion, between mid-April and late May--and all over the U.S.,

The Constitution of United States ca. 2015 (what’s left of it)

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

The Number of Representatives shall not exceed one for every thirty Thousand, but the United States shall have at Least one Representative; and until such enumeration shall be made, the State of New Hampshire shall be entitled to chuse three, Massachusetts eight, Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations one, Connecticut five, New-York six, New Jersey four, Pennsylvania eight, Delaware one, Maryland six, Virginia ten, North Carolina five, South Carolina five, and Georgia three.

Online University Reviews : 101 YouTube Videos to Teach You the Art of Public Speaking

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Experts Offer Public Speaking Advice : Using Miss Teen South Carolina as an example, this news segment is full of experts giving tips on public speaking. Online University Reviews Search top online university reviews, ratings and rankings of accredited top online universities to find the best online university for you.