Stories tagged: Speech
Wed., July 26, 2017
Trump is the anti-Boy Scout
A scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean and reverent. Trump neither exhibits nor extols any of these traits.
UPDATED: Mon., July 24, 2017, 12:30 p.m.
EWU program helps stutterers thrive
Kunal Mahajan, an investment banker who works in New York City, has tried many times to perfect his speech. But when he’s working in a high-stress environment – with tight …
Tue., July 18, 2017, 6:15 a.m.
Speech problems may be a clue to emerging Alzheimer’s disease
Your speech may, um, help reveal if you’re uh … developing thinking problems. More pauses, filler words and other verbal changes might be an early sign of mental decline, which …
UPDATED: Fri., July 7, 2017, 2:14 p.m.
Gary Crooks: (full speech) Fake news, real news and political bubbles
The mainstream media
Sat., June 3, 2017
Krauthammer: Vital to utter words of deterrence
Trump’s omission was all the more damaging because of his personal history. This is a man chronically disdainful of NATO.
UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017, 6:17 p.m.
Trump’s remarks on pulling out of climate accord
President Donald Trump’s remarks Thursday in the Rose Garden in which he announced the U.S. was pulling out of the Paris accord, as provided by the White House.
UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017, 9:32 p.m.
Seattle husband and wife plead not guilty in shooting during Milo Yiannopoulos speech
A Seattle couple pleaded not guilty Wednesday to assault charges in the Jan. 20 shooting of a protester outside a speech at the University of Washington by former Breitbart editor …
Fri., April 7, 2017
Amy Goodman: King speech has lessons for today
The Rev. Dr. William Barber, head of the North Carolina NAACP, calls King’s “Beyond Vietnam” speech “a prophetic sermon,” and is carrying King’s strategy forward into the 21st century
UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 10:40 a.m.
Froma Harrop: Trump has done comparatively little
The Trump administration is now in its second month, and it’s done almost nothing. It hasn’t even put forth coherent plans to do what the president says he wants to …
Fri., March 3, 2017
Jennifer Rubin: Conservatives giving up on conservatism
Trump has destroyed the remnants of conservatism and the notion of limited government, which makes it all the more peculiar that House Speaker Paul Ryan would be applauding so wildly.
Wed., March 1, 2017, 5:52 p.m.
Trump’s immigration mixed message draws skepticism
President Donald Trump surprised congressional leaders when he suddenly suggested he was open to broad immigration reform. But while there is appetite on Capitol Hill for legislation, there is also …
Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 11:22 p.m.
Analysis: Trump pivot in speech pleases GOP, but will it last?
Donald Trump finally gave Republicans what they’ve spent months begging him to deliver: a pivot to presidential. The question now is how long it lasts. Days, weeks, months – or …
Tue., Feb. 28, 2017
Marc A. Thiessen: Trump should dare Dems to cooperate
Trump should wrap the Democrats’ hate around their necks and use it to drive a wedge between their party.
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017, 7:51 p.m.
Forceful and tearful, Obama says goodbye in emotional speech
President Barack Obama bid farewell to the nation Tuesday night in an emotional speech that sought to comfort and encourage a country on edge over economic changes, persistent security threats …
Fri., Dec. 23, 2016
Campuses shouldn’t squelch loathsome speaker
The U.S. Constitution protects the ravings of a Yiannopoulous, just as it does the burning of the American flag. If the United States is to remain a safe space for …
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016
Kathleen Parker: My moment of thinking ‘dangerously’
I learned that one especially doesn’t dare challenge the presumption of rape when male and female sexually convene while the female is “drunk.”
Fri., Sept. 30, 2016, 12:46 p.m.
Commission acknowledges Trump’s audio troubles in debate, without explanation
Almost immediately after Monday’s presidential debate, Donald Trump complained he was saddled with a “defective mic.” Now, the Commission on Presidential Debates is acknowledging some technical difficulties with Trump’s audio.
Tue., Aug. 30, 2016, 4:44 p.m.
After public self-debate, Trump set to clarify immigration policy
Donald Trump promises to end his open debate with himself in a speech in Arizona on Wednesday to clarify whether he’d deport more than 11 million immigrants who are in …
Sat., July 23, 2016
Jay Ambrose: Not the usual Trump speech
Trump’s speech did show a capacity to reach beyond what we have mostly gotten from him to date.
Thu., July 21, 2016, 8:18 p.m.
Daughter Ivanka Trump raises issues father rarely mentions
Donald Trump’s daughter promised Thursday that her father will fight for equal pay for women and affordable childcare for parents, issues the Republican nominee has rarely if ever addressed on …
Tue., April 5, 2016, 6 a.m.
Speech therapy program helps Parkinson’s patients regain speaking ability
Therapy program helps Parkinson’s patients regain and maintain their ability to speak.
Sun., March 16, 2014
Spin Control: In case of low rhetoric, break out this boilerplate
OLYMPIA – So the Legislature blew Dodge on time for the first time since 2009. Sure, you’re saying “good riddance” now, but that may change if they avoid a special …
Tue., Sept. 10, 2013, 6:36 p.m.
Obama: US limited in ability, can save Syrian kids
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says the United States cannot be the world’s policeman, but he adds that the nation can save Syrian children from being gassed to death.
Mon., April 1, 2013
The Rock Doc: Tweets, words share similar genetic makeup
There are two features of this time of year that make my heart glad. One is the rapidly increasing length of the day. In September we lose daylight quickly, but …
Wed., March 28, 2012, 9:05 a.m.
Betancourt speaks at Gonzaga tonight
Ingrid Betancourt, the Colombian presidential candidate held captive for six years, will speak at Gonzaga University tonight.
Wed., Oct. 7, 2009
Lecturer calls for action
A former California congressman who co-chaired the first Earth Day celebration in 1970 said Tuesday that today’s young people need to stand up more for what they believe in. “In …
Tue., Oct. 6, 2009, 6:09 p.m.
Co-chair of first Earth Day calls on youth to act
A former California congressman who co-chaired the first Earth Day celebration in 1970 said Tuesday that today’s young people need to stand up more for what they believe in.
Wed., Jan. 16, 2008
Gregoire gives yearly progress report
OLYMPIA – Saying “the state of our state is strong,” Gov. Chris Gregoire on Tuesday touted her record in the past three years and charted a future course, promising better …
Wed., Feb. 5, 1997
Will Wait And See, Republicans Say
Northwest Republicans cheered President Clinton’s call for a balanced budget but said they want to see if the numbers in Thursday’s budget live up to Tuesday’s words. “I counted 19 …
Thu., Jan. 16, 1997
‘We’ve Come A Long Way’ Locke Embraces Tax Cuts And Emphasizes Education But Is Vague About Abortion And Gay Rights Issues
Locking up a place in history. Gov. Gary Locke is greeted by members of the Organization of American Samoan Elders of Washington after they gave him traditional blessings Wednesday. Photo …