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Writing Tip #1

“I shook the hand of the American dream and it has a strong grip.” – Rick Santorum Don’t do that. It’s metaphorical gibberish and vaguely creepy.  For maximum clarity and creepiness try something a little more direct like this : … Continue reading

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Frank Luntz and the Eighth Circle of Hell

Abandon all hope, ye who enter here. As we head into a presidential election year,  Dante Alighieri’s famous inscription on the Gate of Hell seems appropriate.   Once again, Frank Luntz –Republican pollster, strategist, consultant, and cunning linguist – is setting … Continue reading

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The Rich Will Always Be With You

Newsflash: Bill O’Reilly is a ridiculous man.  In response to President Obama’s jobs bill, which would close tax loopholes and raise tax rates for the richest in our society, O’Reilly threatened to take his ball and go home: My corporations … Continue reading

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