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Deconstructing Elizabeth Warren and “You didn’t build that”

Most of you recall Elizabeth Warren (and then Barack Obama’s) line about “Nobody got rich on their own.” If you don’t, you can watch it here.

http://youtu.be/hOyDR2b71ag Warren used an interesting rhetorical device in personalizing the successfu lbusiness person but socializing the source of public works. She basically used Alinsky’s 11th Rule for Radicals: Pick the target, freeze it, personalize…

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Gingrich quotes that may haunt him……

Just reading this article from Mark Shields. Newt had some very interesting things to say back in the day.   Here is a very funny exchange between then Speaker Newt Gingrich and Senate leader Bob Dole: (emphasis mine!) Barely two years later, after having been chosen Time magazine’s Man of the Year, Gingrich had plummeted in public esteem to where,…

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Best Joe Biden Quote?

What’s the Best Joe Biden Quote?  I’ll list them for room. A) “I mean, you got the first sorta mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy.” – Referring to Obama B)  “You can’t go to a 711 or a Dunkin’ Donuts unless you have an Indian accent.” C)  “You don’t know my state. My…

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