Political Rhetoric

Quotes To Ponder

Political quotes to remember



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The War On Christmas?

Understanding some basic argumentation fallacies and strategies, such as those prevalent in the “War on Christmas” debate will hopefully help us to begin the process of reclaiming our public sphere and our democracy.



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How False Choices Encourage Bad Choices

False choice arguments shut out minority opinions, ignore vital information, promote division over unity, weaken public debate, and promote either/or thinking patterns that are bad for policy and bad for our country.



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The Rhetorical Power of “Support Our Troops”

Words can and are used to corner one’s political opposition. Political rhetoric shapes the way American’s think about the most important issues of the day.

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On The Subject Of Rebellion

“On the Subject of Rebellion” was written during the Vietnam era, but one can only wish that the spirit of rebellion could move today’s writers.

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