Framing the Dialogue

Posts Tagged ‘slavery’

MLK, Jr. Was a Republican

Many times as I read an article I find a few sentences that capture the essence of the piece. In “Phrase-e-ology” I’ll post some thought followed by key phrases. As always I’ll have a link (in blue) to the original article.

A few years ago Human Events posted an article about Martin Luther King, Jr. and the fact that he was in fact a Republican and generally, and contrary to the fiction taught and put forward by media, the Democrats fought AGAINST rights for blacks.  It is appropriate to review the FACTS (not the liberal narrative) about Mr. King, Jr., the Democrats, and the civil rights movement.

Headline Humor – Volume VI

I know many of these stories are serious, but the headlines removed the restrain from my brain and we get headline humor. These are the actual headlines as I found on-line. When you click on the headline you will be taken to the original story which more often than not has nothing to do with my vision of the headline.

Combat troops to get gay sensitivity training

Bill Would Ban Human Cloning In Minnesota

 

The "Rave" (ing lunatic), The Slave (according to him), and the Knave

Vikings’ Adrian Peterson compares NFL to ‘modern-day slavery’

Hyperbole (hi-pûr-bi-lee)

Hyperbole is defined as:

  1. A figure of speech in which exaggeration is used for emphasis or effect.
  2. An obvious and intentional exaggeration.
  3. An extravagant statement or figure of speech not intended to be taken literally

Synonyms: exaggeration, hype (informal), overstatement, enlargement, magnification, amplification

Popular liberal hyperbole subjects: Hitler, racist, social security, guns, abortion, voter ????, Hitler (they really like this one), the rich, and a new favorite Egypt’s president Mubarak.