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10 Rules for Better PowerPoint Presentations

Death by PowerPoint. If you have not heard that term before allow me to explain. You have attended seminars or talks about a variety of topics. Today, almost all oral presentations are accompanied by a PowerPoint presentation. Most PPTs are … Continue reading

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He Lied About Heaven!

The boy who co-wrote “The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven” lied about the entire experience. Imagine that. At six years old, Alex Malarkey (really, that is his name) was severely injured in an automobile accident with his father, Kevin. … Continue reading

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Fred Phelps – RIP

Fred Phelps is dead. This is nothing to celebrate and nothing to protest. Yes, he headed one of the most homophobic churches of our time. His family is one of the most hated in America; possibly the world. We could … Continue reading

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I’ve been missing…

It has been a while since I last wrote. February was one hell of a month for us – two deaths in the family and a slew of medical and dental problems. My mind was elsewhere. Kathy’s mom died on … Continue reading

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Death of Young Child – Jahi McMath

This is a conflict between one’s religious beliefs and the state. Jahi McMath is being kept “alive’ by artificial means; a feeding tube and breathing apparatus keeping her physically “alive.” However, without brain function, there is no hope in Jahi … Continue reading

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Zimmerman-Martin The Jury was Right – Deal with It

George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin, two men whose names will be ever entwined because of a bunch of stupid acts. Oh yes, one man was white the other black; one is dead and the other… Well, I would not want … Continue reading

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My Near Death – Suicide

I use to be a fan of M*A*S*H. Its theme song runs through my head even as I write this. But I can now tell you from personal experience suicide is not painless and it is not that easy. Evidently … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Political Language

I am a rhetorician – one who applies, studies and teaches language skills. On March 20, I wrote a column for the Columbia Missourian concerning Missouri’s legislators rejecting the officer of the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid Extension that would add … Continue reading

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The Myths of Life and Death

It has been a bit since I have written specifically for the blog. No real excuses, but I have been busy with the holidays and trying to stay away from religious celebrations; with looking for work (I had a job … Continue reading

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God, Death and Billiards

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Irony – An outcome of events different than what was expected. It is the basis for most great stories and jokes, which twists to an end seemingly from nowhere. Letterman and Leno are greats at this technique in their monologues. … Continue reading

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