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July 2016

Look in the Mirror, America

Who is Donald Trump? Look in the mirror, America. I have been struggling to figure out why Donald Trump continues to appeal …

Trump: The Drunk Bus Driver

Last summer, my spoken communication class was assigned a group project on the presidential election. Four groups focused on the rhetoric of …

Power, Police, the People, and Dialogue

Power differences make communication challenging, especially when members of disparate groups are talking. True communication requires two parties willing to listen. Power …

Radical Islamic Terrorists

Radical Islamic Terrorism. The Republicans ridiculed President Obama for refusing to say these words, arguing that one can not solve a problem …

The VP Choices

Have you ever heard the term “presumptive nominee” used more often than in this presidential campaign? Are reporters and commentators afraid Hillary …