• Citizens United
    new wave of campaign cash but also adds to the already significant power of corporations. The reasoning behind the court's decision is that limits on using corporate funds for campaigns are, according to Justice Kennedy, a "classic example of censorship”. As a response to the ruling, the court’s...
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  • Speeches and Rhetoric: a Political Perpective
    various ideas. Examples of famous political speeches include Martin Luther King, Jr.'s “I Have a Dream” speech and John F. Kennedy's inaugural address. (Powell & Cowart p. 150). Other political speeches can have an equally powerful message with, instead, a much darker tone. A prime example of this...
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  • Propaganda in the Online Free Speech Campaign
    purpose behind the online free speech campaigns is to attract more businesses to the effort. When, for example, a software company who advertises on the Net proclaims to be a supporter of the movement, then the movement gets free advertising. When the names of computer companies such as Microsoft...
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  • Case Studys
    speech is contrasted and compared to Senator John McCain’s video concession speech, also using the three elements of The Rhetorical Triangle. Effective Presentations Barack Obama’s victory speech in Chicago following his victory in the US presidential election was a fine example of the...
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  • Internal Control and Accounting System
    Barack Obama In this analysis, I am going to talk about how Barack Obama has established and tolerate a rapport with his audience in his campaign speech and how he managed his interview with David Letterman. These kinds of situations portray Obama speaking in a formal and informal aspect. This is...
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  • Campaign Finance Reform Systems
    the First Amendment. Before I expound on leveling the field, let me first clear up concerns in the realm of free speech. The courts have held that even "free speech" may be limited if there is a compelling government interest. For example, libel and slander are illegal because they are damaging to an...
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  • How Does Obama Make His 2008 Victory Speech Successful?
    thought out language choices that all give a specific effect on the audience. For example, many times in the speech Obama repeats the first person pronoun ‘we’ which makes the audience feel included and involved giving them a strong sense of belonging. Obama links this into his use of abstract nouns...
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  • Speech analysis
    and practice of science and culture. The speech was filmed sometime within June 2013. Manal- Al Sharif is a woman from Saudi Arabia who advocates for women’s right to drive, male guardianship annulment, and family protection in Saudi Arabia, and in this speech she tells the story of her campaign and...
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  • Citizens United: the Death Knell of Democracy
    campaign. Justice Kennedy went on to state that, “Political speech is indispensable to decision making in a democracy, and this is no less true because the speech comes from a corporation rather than an individual” (par. 20). Justice Kennedy believes that corporations are entitled to the same...
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  • Language in Presidential Debates
    ineffectively. There are many components of language such as word choice, vocabulary, repetition of words, and dialect used in political discourse. Each candidate used several of these components in their campaigns. I will analyze a speech from each candidate and focus on how effectively or ineffectively...
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  • Unit 8: Promoting Health and Well Being
    treating everyone equally, all individuals got to take part during my presentation. Safety was another thing that went well during my campaign as none of my target group was judge during the course of my presentation, safety was watched out for during the group speech. For example none of individuals...
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  • Advertising
    isn’t just for athletes its for eeeeeeeerybody - Facial Profiling o Monster media example of craft mac and cheese • Happiness in noodle form • Detected smiles - Remote test o Mitsubishi - Events o Sony vio P-series lifestyle PC • Very small light fits into handbag • Powerful 3g...
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  • "I Have a Dream" Speech, Martin Luther King
    campaign preceded the March on Washington, and King’s inspirational “I have a Dream” speech. Between 1957 and 1962 17 black churches and private homes were bombed in Birmingham. In 1963 the SCLC took on Birmingham as a major campaign, setting up headquarters and organising peaceful protests...
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  • Starbucks
    the issue was hurting its bottom line. Not only in the US, in Hong Kong, one of the well-known pastor, Lam Yi Lok also start the campaign to boycott Starbucks by not buying the coffee from it. To reply all those criticism , Howard Schultz made another public speech by saying that “If you feel...
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  • The Ocean Heals
    the two men running for president Mitt Romney and Barack Obama. Below are the options for the project. 1) Create a persuasive campaign speech-Choose one of the candidates (Mitt Romney or Barack Obama) and create a speech for him to use during his campaign. The subject of the speech can be...
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  • Bias Rhetorical Devices
    Jim W. Getty’s political machine – now in complete control of the government of this State!” This is a bias statement made by Kane. Kane shows neither mercy nor altitude of greatness toward Jim Getty because of the tug of war political campaign for and the people. An example of fallacies in this...
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  • Rhetorical Analysis of Obama's Speech
    , it's big. And it is more than a contest of egos. Another rhetorical tool is alliteration. In the third paragraph on page 2, he says that “the political campaign can sometimes seem small, even silly”. The alliteration is used to get the listener's attention and to create cohesion. This speech ends...
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  • Politics and Society
    are two things that are important in politics. The first is money and I can't remember what the second is." In support of this quote, millions of dollars are spent on political campaigns in one week. One example of this problem is demonstrated by Ralph Nader, the candidate for the Green Party, who...
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  • Citizens United
    Jonathan Diaz 1-29-13 The Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision stated that corporations, like people, have a right to free speech, and that the spending money in campaigns is a form of expression, so the result was that it took down regulations against corporations spending money on...
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  • Fec vs. Citizens United
    free speech. One of the most controversial issues surrounding the First Amendment is how much influence a company can have over elections and campaigns. Huge corporations are known to pay billions of dollars to endorse certain politicians, and in turn the politicians pass legislation benefitting the...
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