Newt Gingrich Bounced a Check to Utah

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized bounced check newt gingrich utah

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Utah GOP Fundraiser Accused Of Rape Commits Suicide TPM

TJ Walker Interactive

war on women Greg Peterson rape rapist utahUncategorized gop.

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Manhattan's Suicide Tourism - Utah Woman, 36, Leaps to Death From Symphony House Roof

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The most recent Manhattan suicide was a 36-year-old woman from Utah. In the U.S., just as the Aokigahara Forest in Japan, Manhattan is popular for suicide tourism. Those determined to take their own lives in Manhattan can use high-rise buildings, subways, commuter trains, and bridges. 

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Famous Speech Friday: Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox: "My heart has changed"

The Eloquent Woman

Utah Lieutenant Governor Spencer Cox, like so many public officials this week, gave remarks at a public vigil for the shooting victims of the massacre at an Orlando, Florida, gay bar. Can we, the citizens of the great state of Utah, lead the nation with love in the face of adversity?

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Are You Speaking Up With The Times?

Speak and Deliver

Jerry Sloan resigned yesterday, after spending 23 years coaching the Utah Jazz in the National Basketball Association. Let it be known I'm a huge Utah Jazz fan - before I moved to Utah and since, and I'm an even bigger Jerry Sloan fan. You'll be missed Coach!

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David Stokoe - The Invisible Hand Gets a Gun

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Last Thursday, Salt Lake City, Utah landlord David Stoke went to a house of a tenant in order to evict. It was economic thought leader Adam Smith who explained that all's well that ends well when the marketplace is allowed to operate unfettered.

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KFC + JDRF: Still a bad idea

Speak Schmeak

Did you follow the recent news about a fundraising partnership between a KFC franchise in Utah and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation ? It''s true that this was just ONE franchise in Utah that JDRF partnered with.

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Poster on Craigslist - One Story I Won't Dig Around

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the Salt Lake City, Utah section of Craigslist, there is an amazing ad. Here it is. In it, the poster headlines with the request for an under-the-table work situation. This will be dodging taxes. Anyone who does the hiring will also be culpable.

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IABC Silver Quill Awards: Pacific Region

Joan Detz Speaker Services

The Pacific Plains Region includes communicators from: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming. Earn recognition for your speechwriting skills (and other business communication expertise) from the Pacific Plains Region of IABC.

Jenny Brown, Working Stiff at IRS, talks to THE NEW YORKER's George Packer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

How are things at work at the IRS in Ogden, Utah for Jenny Brown?  In the current issue of THE NEW YORKER, she talks to George Packer about how things have turned very stressful on the job.  Her doctor asked her if she needed a prescription for Xanax.   Here is that article. 

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Casting Spells - "The Inventor," Debuting at Sundance, Features the Amazing Elizabeth Holmes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" The movie will have its debut at Sundance in Utah in 2019. How so many were duped by Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes still remains a mystery. They range from Henry Kissinger to Rupert Murdoch.

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Antonin Scalia's Death - Everything changes in Campaign 2016

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As The Hill reports, Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) has already gone on record of saying no way will the current President choose the nominee. Conservatives may mourn the death of their colorful advocate, Antonin Scalia. At age 79, he died at a Texas hunting resort, at age 79. On the U.S.

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D.C. Is About Power, Not Policy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The two master players in the Senate in humiliating McConnell and Trump are GOPers Mike Lee of Utah and Jerry Moran of Kansas. 

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You Thought You Were So Smart Relocating to Tucson, AZ - Financial Joke on You

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They include many locations in Ohio, Texas, Utah, and North Carolina. Tucson, Arizona used to be  the affordable and desirable place to relocate for retirement and various versions of downsizing expenses.

Contest Results: Official Book/Movie/Song

Humor Power

Utah: Stairway to Heaven. It’s time for the results of the Official State Book/Movie/Song contest. The top lines are listed below. New joke contests are announced on the first of the month. Our subscribers submitted the Official Books, Movies, and Songs for the different states. Not REAL ones. Just ones they came up with using their creativity. The next contest is November 1, 2014. Here are the top lines from this month’s contest. ** FIRST PLACE **. OFFICIAL STATE BOOK.

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In-N-Out: Smart Brand Strategy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 Winners get a free trip to Nevada, Arizona, Utah or Texas where there are In-N-Out outlets. Those of you in the East who crave the experience of an In-N-Out burger will have to come here out West. It's not expanding Eastward, at least not any time soon.

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Public Speaking Advice & New Jersey "Presenting for Results" seminar

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

At Snowbird in Utah, a friend led me to a slope so steep I didn’t dare lean down hill, which is exactly what I should have done. Public Speaking Advice & New Jersey "Presenting for Results" seminar.

Are You Wasting Your Audience's Time?

Speak and Deliver

You cut off your own arm to escape certain death trapped in the Utah mountains! You've got such an amazing story. You survived a plane crash! Maybe you even started a computer company out of your garage and became a multi-zillionaire! But, but, I'm a celebrity!

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This Week in History: Energy, Science & Technology

Joan Detz Speaker Services

1935 Sir Malcolm Campbell became the first automobile driver to top 300 miles per hour … taking his “Bluebird Special&# across the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. 1882 Electric lights came to New York City. 1885 The US gained its first gasoline pump. . 1887 Thomas Edison received his patent for the kinetoscope. 1888 George Eastman received his patent for a camera with a roll of film. He called it “the Kodak.&#.

What Happens When the Win Anyway Guy Loses? Part I

Speak and Deliver

I've also competed in D9 (Eastern WA, NE Oregon, Northern Idaho), and D15 (Utah, Southern, Idaho, Eastern Nevada). Yesterday was a unique day for me, in terms of competing in Toastmasters at the District Conference Level.

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International Public Speaking: Think Global

Great Public Speaking

Kennedy Center for International Studies, which is part of Brigham Young University, in Provo, Utah. The world is getting smaller. Now, it is no big deal to put us on a plane and expect us to address an international audience twelve hours later. Or we might face a U.

Let’s have a Distraction Summit!

PowerPoint Tips

David Strayer, a psychology professor at the Univesrity of Utah, did a series of simulator tests in which half the drivers talking on a hands-free phone failed, missing a turn off to a rest area that the test called for them to stop at. As reported in the August 24, 2009 issue of Time magazine, new research indicates that talking on a cell phone while driving, even using hands-free technology, can be dangerous.

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Public Speaking Advice & New Jersey "Presenting for Results" seminar

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

At Snowbird in Utah, a friend led me to a slope so steep I didn’t dare lean down hill, which is exactly what I should have done. Public Speaking Advice & New Jersey "Presenting for Results" seminar. On the podium, lean down hill   Sims Wyeth my East Coast Fripp Associate and all around great guy and superb speech coach wrote this…. Instead, I leaned back in fear, fell hard, and slid headfirst to the bottom.

I Owe it All to Toastmasters

Speak and Deliver

And still, I continued in Toastmasters , in Utah, Washington, and now in Colorado - serving as an officer, an Area Governor, a club sponsor, a club coach, a Conference activities organizer, a TLI speaker - and finally earned my DTM this year. I owe it all to Toastmasters.

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Public Speaking: Info On Your International Audience

Great Public Speaking

Kennedy Center for International Studies, which is part of Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. Another handy and inexpensive source of international background information is the Culturgram published by the David M. Each Culturgram is a four-page newsletter, updated every August, that gives you an easy-to-understand overview of the country of your choice. It includes customs and common courtesies, along with information about the people and their lifestyle.

Toastmaster Sunday: Do I Still Get Nervous?

Speak and Deliver

But for Tall Tales, I dusted off a story I wrote about 10 years ago for a Tall Tales competition in Utah - and polished it with everything I''ve learned since then about writing, speaking, performing, humor - and dove right in.

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Same as it ever was: We don't want to listen to eloquent women.

The Eloquent Woman

This 12-year-old girl is shown in the video below telling her Mormon assembly in Utah that she is gay.and is asked by one of the white men presiding to stop speaking mid-speech, after he turns off her microphone: She's 12, people, and learning early in life what lies ahead.

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Public Speaking: Think Global

Great Public Speaking

Kennedy Center for International Studies, which is part of Brigham Young University, in Provo, Utah. The world is getting smaller. Now, it is no big deal to put us on a plane and expect us to address an international audience twelve hours later. Or we might face a U. audience made primarily of people from Japan, or India. A handy and inexpensive source of international background information is the Culturgram published by the David M.

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Cartoon Caption Contest Results

Humor Power

Listening to this makes me feel like a kid again! Andrew Jones, Utah. It’s time for the results of our September Cartoon Caption Contest. We feature the artwork of professional cartoonist Dan Rosandich.

Speak and Deliver - Untitled Article

Speak and Deliver

I, of course, was one of those Finalists , representing District 15 and Region I (at that time, Utah, Idaho, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, and Northern California) in the contest.

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May Cartoon Caption Contest Results

Humor Power

Is that what happened to you? Darin Thompson, Smithfield, Utah. ** SECOND PLACE **. It’s time for the results of our May Cartoon Caption Contest featuring the artwork of professional cartoonist Dan Rosandich.

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Contest Results — Alternative Dinosaurs

Humor Power

Dinosaur learning to ice skate: Mega-sore-ass. Darin Thompson, Smithfield, Utah, USA. ** SECOND PLACE **. It’s time for the results of our Alternative Dinosaur joke writing contest. The contest theme was inspired by Jim Spero and Paul Lirette from Las Vegas. New Joke Contests are announced mid-month. New Cartoon Caption Contests are announced on the first of the month. Here are this month’s top lines: ** FIRST PLACE **.

This Week in History: The states … united, connected, defended

Joan Detz Speaker Services

1850 Congress created the territories of New Mexico and Utah. 1565 North America saw its first permanent European settlement: St. Augustine, Florida. 1664 The British flag was raised over the Dutch city of New Amsterdam (thereafter known as New York). 1776 Continental Congress changed the name from the United Colonies to the United States. 1813 “Uncle Sam&# became the symbol of the nation (first appearing in a newspaper in Troy, NY).

Cartoon Caption Contest Results — Blinders

Humor Power

And yes, taping pictures of women on the inside of your blinders was a definite step backward! Darin Thompson, Smithfield, Utah. ** SECOND PLACE **. It’s time for the top captions in our July Cartoon Caption Contest featuring the artwork of Dan Rosandich.

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Cartoon Caption Contest Results — Reunion

Humor Power

Didn’t you use to be Brock Miller? Darin Thompson, Smithfield, Utah. It’s time for the results of our March Cartoon Caption Contest– Reunion. We feature the art of professional cartoonist Dan Rosandich.

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Cartoon Caption Contest Results — Snowman

Humor Power

That reminds me…tonight is the grand finale of The Biggest Loser. Darin Thompson, Smithfield, Utah. It’s time for the top captions in our Snowman Cartoon Caption Contest featuring the artwork of Dan Rosandich.

Joke Contest Results — Quirky Medications

Humor Power

Ibeloafin: Takes away the desire to do anything. Darin Thompson, Smithfield, Utah, USA. ** THIRD PLACE **. This month’s joke contest is Quirky Medications. The top lines were selected by our panel of seven judges (improv players and speakers). New Joke Contests are announced on the first of the month (alternating months). The next joke contest is April 1, 2010. New Cartoon Caption Contests are announced on the first of the month (alternating months).

Obervational Humor — Case Study #69

Humor Power

A speaker talked about a road trip thru Utah. If you’re ever driving through Utah and you see me lying in the middle of the road. Here is another Observational Humor monologue presented at the end of a meeting. THE SET-UP (What was said and what happened during the meeting before the monologue was delivered.). Linda Evans was the emcee for the program. The theme was FLAMBOYANT.

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Famous Speech Friday: Elisabeth Murdoch's lecture to the UK television industry

The Eloquent Woman

(Editor's note: Sydney-based speaker coach Claire Duffy alerted me to this tour de force in corporate speaking, and I asked her to write this assessment for our Friday series. Thanks, Claire!)

Joke Contest Results — Blended Cities

Humor Power

Maryland and Tijuana — Mary-Juana: A city Bill Clinton visited but didn’t inhaled once while he was there. Darin Thompson, Smithfield, Utah, USA. ** SECOND PLACE **. It’s time for the results of our Blended Cities joke writing contest. The contest theme was inspired by Sol Morrison of Santa Barbara. New Joke Contests are announced mid-month. New Cartoon Caption Contests are announced on the first of the month.

Joke Contest Results — Blended Cities

Humor Power

Maryland and Tijuana — Mary-Juana: A city Bill Clinton visited but didn’t inhaled once while he was there. Darin Thompson, Smithfield, Utah, USA. ** SECOND PLACE **. It’s time for the results of our Blended Cities joke writing contest. The contest theme was inspired by Sol Morrison of Santa Barbara. New Joke Contests are announced mid-month. New Cartoon Caption Contests are announced on the first of the month.

Joke Contest Results — Crime and Punishment

Humor Power

A person wearing their pants too low would be sentenced to 90 days in a crack house. Darin Thompson, Smithfield, Utah. Here are the results of this month’s joke contest– Crime and Punishment. Our panel of ten judges picked our top lines. New Joke Contests are announced on the first of the month (alternating months). New Cartoon Caption Contests are announced on the first of the month (alternating months). The next caption contest is July 1, 2011. ** FIRST PLACE **.

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Find Your Green Room Trigger

Green Room Speakers

She turned to Nicole Detting Miller, University of Utah sports psychologist: Miller helped Reutter relieve the pressure of Olympic competition by focusing on something that already defines her success.

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