members, click to sign in..

3,582 active users!!Bandwidth
TUESDAY
JAN 27, 2015
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
BroadcastersNew Stuff!
Local Church Finder
Live Webcasts
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff PicksNew Stuff!
CommentsALL -16 min
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
Stores
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

 
RELIGION, CURRENT EVENTS, TECHNOLOGY Subscribe to the breaking newsWhat is RSS?
FRONT PAGE  |  1/27/2015
TUESDAY, JAN 22, 2013  |  4 comments  |  2 commentaries
Can You Guess How Many Straw Man Arguments Were in Obama’s Speech?

President Obama has an, at times, well-deserved reputation for delivering his speeches well. Certainly, the president made an impression today when he delivered his second inaugural address calling for a bolder, more expansive government that would be committed increasingly to the principles of liberalism, with characteristic soaring rhetoric.

Unfortunately, another characteristic was also in evidence in Obama’s speech: namely, his tendency to argue against positions that nobody holds (and by extension, to mischaracterize his opponents’ views so as to make them easier to argue against). In logic, this unfortunate tendency is referred to as a “straw man fallacy” and it was well-worn in President Obama’s speech today – so well-worn that at times, he seemed to cough up a new straw man fallacy with every sentence. How many of these arguments in bad faith did the President use? Read on as we list each ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
www.theblaze.com

|  FOCUS  |  Audio commentaries on this news item | more..
Is One Life Above Another? • 130+
Kevin Boling | Knowing The Truth Radio
Play! | RSS
Analysis of Obama's Inaugural • 410+
Sean E. Harris | Berean Baptist Church
Play! | RSS

  START  
  Recommended sermons | more..
•  Being Good Citizen of America • Jeff Arthur | 12/7/2008
•  Needed: Intercessors • Dr. Joel Beeke | 1/18/2009
•  America's Greatest Need • Russ Sukhia | 7/1/2007
•  Response to Obama's Presidency • Marc Monte | 11/9/2008

   01/24/15  |  Obama's Nominee fo AG Reveals Passion for Racial Justice • 4 comments
   01/24/15  |  Obama Reaffirms ‘Deep Commitment’ to Abortion • 10 comments
   01/08/15  |  Obama won't call Paris attack 'Islamic' • 9 comments
   01/07/15  |  Under Obama: Federal Debt Up $84,266 Per Full-Time...
   01/06/15  |  U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron Boasts That Obama Calls Him... • 6 comments
MORE RELATED ( OBAMA ) NEWS | MORE..
   01/23/15  |  Saudi state TV reports King Abdullah, longtime US ally, has died... • 9 comments
   01/14/15  |  NI: Gay couple launch legal bid to redefine marriage • 6 comments
   01/14/15  |  Half of all children in the US will likely live with an... • 17 comments
   01/13/15  |  Graham: America's ‘Culture of Death’ Stems From a 'Sinful,... • 134 comments
   01/13/15  |  Dallas Abortion Clinic Becomes First Abortion Clinic to Close in... • 1 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   01/01/15  |  Happy New Year from SermonAudio! • 10 comments
   12/01/14  |  From Tyndale to Today: A New Study Bible • 34 comments
   06/02/14  |  A Letter to SermonAudio From a Missionary to Haiti • 10 comments
   02/07/14  |  Bringing the Gospel of John to Every Home in Austin, TX • 37 comments
   01/07/14  |  SermonAudio Partners with RFC for the 2014 Family Conference at... • 1 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..

COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 4 user comment(s)
News Item1/22/13 9:43 PM
Unprofitable Servant | Georgia  Find all comments by Unprofitable Servant
Jim Lincoln wrote:
I didn't hear the speech. Didn't it have as many straw-men as a "Baby Face" Bush inaugural speech?
Ok, name ONE straw man argument from president Bush's inaugural speech, the article sited several from president Obama's speech.
4

News Item1/22/13 2:32 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
I didn't hear the speech. Didn't it have as many straw-men as a "Baby Face" Bush inaugural speech?
3

News Item1/22/13 2:19 PM
23  Find all comments by 23
Skorse wrote:
"Straw Man #9:
“Our journey is not complete until we find a better way to welcome the striving, hopeful immigrants who still see America as a land of opportunity.” (Obama)
After all these new immigrants originating in socialist style countries, developed in the 20th century, will keep voting for Obama and his Democrats who are dedicated socialists wanting BIG government.
That's not a strawman, that is a coherent plan that is already working.
2

News Item1/22/13 11:12 AM
Skorse  Find all comments by Skorse
"Straw Man #9:
“Our journey is not complete until we find a better way to welcome the striving, hopeful immigrants who still see America as a land of opportunity.” (Obama)

After all these new immigrants originating in socialist style countries, developed in the 20th century, will keep voting for Obama and his Democrats who are dedicated socialists wanting BIG government.

1
There are a total of 4 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
Media have reported 'no-go' zones for a decade
jim lincoln from nebraska: "what snopes had to say about it,..."
-13 min 
Co-Founder of Popular Christian Band An Atheist
jim lincoln from nebraska: "ah, what entertainment? i always considered rock 'n..."
-29 min 
Should Pastors Stop Signing Civil Marriage Certificates?
jim lincoln from nebraska: "why pastors should sign civil certificates of marriage,..."
-40 min 


Scott T. Brown
Mindful of the Rock

Isaiah
Sunday Service
Hope Baptist Church
Play! | MP3 | RSS


Ken Wimer
Power to Save

Radio Broadcast
Shreveport Grace Church
Transcript!Play! | MP3

Bob Vincent
Will the Child Live?

David's Agonizing Prayer
Grace Presbyterian Church
Play! | MP3

Sponsor:
Paul Washer: "Most Useful Bible Study"

See what Paul Washer calls the most useful Bible study tool in hist­ory. Click here!
www.puritandownloads.com/pa..

Sermon: Hope In A Hopeless Culture
Jon Couch

SPONSOR | 4,300+

SPONSOR




                   
If God is with you, you will want (lack) neither company nor comfort. ... Samuel Rutherford

City: Las Vegas, NV
Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal
MOBILE
iPhone + iPad New!
Church App New!
Android New!
Church App New!
Kindle + Nook New!
BlackBerry
Windows Mobile, Nokia
Chromecast TV
ROKU TV
Pebble Smartwatch
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription Service
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI Sites
Domain Redirect
Favorites
QR Codes
24x7 Radio Stream
INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword
SOAP API

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US
SermonAudio.com is the largest library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide. All broadcasters must adhere to the Articles of Faith.

Our Services | Testimonials
Broadcast With Us!
Support Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Copyright © 2015 SermonAudio.com.