The United States of America has a rich history filled with success, failure, courage, and drive. Millions have come seeking the “American Dream” and to live in the land of the free. The past is what has shaped this nation’s present and future. Yet, as time drifts, the world around us changes. What was once deemed acceptable can now seem outdated in today’s society. The recent 2016 Election was controversial and showcased just how divide our nation has become. The results of the election surprised many who believed there was no possible way Donald Trump would be elected president. This unraveled tension was met with uproar and confusion. Hillary Clinton won the popular vote whereas Donald Trump won the electoral vote, thus making him the President-elect
With the passed election of twenty-sixteen, campaign speeches are a powerful way to sway an audience to vote one way or another. Candidates purpose for speeches are strictly used to capture the emotional, ethical, and logical appeal of the audience to show the problems America faces today. Campaign speeches are also used to show why their opponent cannot fulfill the position as president. It is used more or less to strengthen their own chances of winning and weaken their opponents, using the appeal of ethos. Current President Donald Trump’s Republican National Convention Speech ,uses the appeal of pathos excessively while lacking the logos appeal using more of an emotional aspect to reel in his audience. President Trump’s speech is used for
Obama Care also known as the Affordable Care Act signed in by president Barack Obama in 2010, This was to insure that all the Americans will have free access to medical care if they got sick and it would will help reduce the growth of healthcost spending in the country, hence in economic and stability growth among the citizens of America.
On September 26,2016 the first presidential debate commences between Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. One of the topics that was extensively debated on was the Criminal Justice system and the issue of systemic racism in this country. Donald Trump took the stance of Law and Order in order to solve the issue that are prevalent in our society today. In contrast, Hillary Clinton approach was one of Criminal Justice Reform. By analyzing the candidate’s responses in relation to outside reliable sources we can the verify which running mate is truthful.
There are numerous people vying to be the Republican candidate for the 2016 Presidential election. Of all the current candidates, Donald Trump is one that will get America back on track because he believes in our education, he has strong opinions on immigration, and he believes the people of Americans should have their 2nd Amendment protected.
With the 2016 election passing just a mere month ago, we have all had our fair share of politics. And without a doubt, if you watched any of the debates, you heard about the Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare. While Trump, along with Republicans. wants to repeal this law, Hillary, along with Democrats, wanted to build off of it(What Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Have Promised To Do To Obamacare). Regardless of where you stand politically, everybody can agree that compared to previously the ACA has made many negative and positive changes, and it may work for some but not others.
They did so by employing the ideas of democracy, freedom and liberty. Both the democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton and the republican candidate, Donald Trump spoke on national security and both of their speeches include evidence of these ideas. Trump spoke of how the future of the democracy must include an increase in military and a more preventative approach regarding cyber attacks. The fear tactic of a possible attack urges voters to think about their freedom, and what it would mean if it was lost. Similar to the The Declaration of Independence and The Crisis, Trump addressed the “common man” as identified by Maddy Todaro in her socratic discussion. Clinton uses a persuasive attack also, but she uses a logical explanation for why American freedom would be endangered under a Trump presidency. The 2016 presidential election was full of events that contained persuasion
On March 23, 2010, the former President signed a law called the Affordable Health Care Act, also known to everyone as ObamaCare. The Affordable Care Act didn’t happen until January 1, 2014. The goal for the Affordable Health Care Act was: expanding coverage, hold insurance companies accountable, lower health care costs, guarantee more choices, and enhance the quality of care for all Americans.
Rhetoric, the art of using written, spoken, and body language to persuade another. Often by way of hyperbole, a figure of speech which involves exaggerated statements, emotional or motivational appeal, and logic to support a claim. In politics today, the use of rhetoric has become more evident in the fight to repeal and replace Obamacare. Trump promises to Americans a better healthcare at a fraction of a cost. However, this battle for healthcare came to an obstruct halt, when House Republicans decide to pull the plug on Trumpcare. In the YouTube video presented in this lecture, "President Trump Speaks About Decision to Pull Health Care Bill (3/24/2017)." I will explore the rhetoric Trump uses to defend his failed American Health Care Act.
Every four years on November 8th, a presidential election is held. When a president has served two terms and can no longer serve, all new candidates run for office. As a democratic republic, this country needs a leader who will make decisions in favor of the people of their nation. Last year during the DNC (Democratic National Convention) in October, former First Lady Michelle Obama gave a speech regarding the upcoming election. The purpose of her speech was to encourage her audience, those present with her and those watching her on their televisions, to elect Hillary Clinton as President of the United States. Her strategy of persuasion included the three modes of persuasion: ethos, logos, and pathos. Evenly used with very little to no fallacious
The Democratic Debate on Tuesday, October 13 was set to be a great Las Vegas show. It was doubtful that this debate would be anywhere near as fun to watch as the Republican debate with it’s over the top characters Trump, Fiorina, Christie and Bush but it did give an important idea where these particular candidates stand on issues that worry the everyday American.
Health care has been at the forefront of debate and public policy in the United States for decades. Ever since President Theodore Roosevelt proposed health care reform during his 1912 run for president, reform has been a policy position often espoused in American politics (Palmer 1). Certain types of health care reforms have been successfully implemented, such as Social Security in the 1930s, Medicare in the 1960s, and finally the Affordable Care Act in 2010. As the goal of the Affordable Care Act is to provide care for every American, the healthcare law is the closest the United States has ever approached to a single payer system; a health care system that provides universal care to every American. Despite that, current systems within the
America is one the greatest experiments in freedom and liberty history has ever known. We are a nation that was built on the minds and ideals of immigrants. Our Founding Fathers created America so that everyone could have a chance at "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness". Those are aspects of my country, I would never change because they are what make us unique. The glow of America casts a ripple of hope upon those who struggle. Those who live among poverty and violence look to America and see a wonderful country filled with opportunity. However, in recent months, America has become a laughingstock, a joke. Donald Trump, as well as many conservative Republicans would like to would like to build a wall separating America from Mexico, limit a woman’s choices, and deny current citizens basic psychological and physical assistance. We should work towards building human connections, not walls. Our future president will have the power to implement an immigration policy and make decisions that will effect the immigrants who currently reside within our borders. As a woman, I believe that my rights should not be determined by some man in Washington DC. Instead, everyone should be entitled to their own opinion. Abortions and contraceptives are not procedures or medications that women usually advertise and frankly, it is none of government’s business what women choose to do with their own bodies. They are not the property of men or the
As Bernie Sanders once said, “Health care must be recognized as a right, not a privilege.” Most developed countries choose to live by this quote while the United States of America chooses to go against it. Universal health care has benefits on multiple levels, whether it’s a single individual or the people in a whole. The U.S is one of the few developed countries that doesn’t offer universal health care to their people, yet the U.S spends more than seventeen percent of their GDP on health insurance. Many people believe that universal health care is a simple one solution problem, but the truth is that there are multiple forms of universal health care that provide all citizens with the health insurance they need.
One of the biggest changes we have seen is a change in our Presidents. We have caught glimpses of great presidents throughout our nation’s history, presidents such as Abraham Lincoln, Franklin Roosevelt, and Ronald Reagan. Abraham Lincoln conquered slavery and helped to heal the nation through one of our nation’s greatest trials - the Civil War. Franklin Roosevelt made reforms that helped our country triumph over the Great Depression. Ronald Reagan showed his resilience and courage while surviving an assassination attempt and a gunshot wound. This implies the question, ‘Who is the right man or woman to lead our country?’ In short, America needs a president that can lead her people, make good decisions, and turn our country around. My vision needs a good leader for promising results.