Recent Posts by Rick Tyler

The Billboard Strategy

Outdoor advertising is effective...otherwise, billboard signs wouldn’t be ubiquitous throughout the nation. There is even a program underway in the billboard industry in which the word UBIQUITOUS (which means pervasive and omnipresent) is being placed on signs in giant black letters. Yes...this form of advertising is unique and has potential for noteworthy results. With its…
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Elephant In the Living Room (Audio)

Audio file of "An Intelligent Conversation About Race" aired on June 7, 2016. Entitled: Elephant In the Living Room [audio mp3="http://ricktylerforcongress.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/ICR-1-6-7-16-2.mp3"][/audio] Click here to go to archived installments of "An Intelligent Conversation About Race."
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The Saddest Story Ever Told

When a white girl marries a negro, her sun of life goes down. And glaring spots of sin appear on her white wedding gown. And white and black men stand aghast, while viewing this strange role; And mutter, “They will wreck themselves, and damn each other’s soul.” We know a carnivorous bug has crept into…
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Do Something Radical

You may have never considered yourself to be a radical person...but the times we are living in require ideas and actions that by contemporary standards seem...well...radical! An astute political figure once stated that extremism in defense of liberty was no vice while moderation in the face of tyranny was no virtue. As we look around…
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Sound Familiar?

The Blind Men and the Elephant By John Godfrey Saxe (1816-1887) It was six men of Indostan To learning much inclined, Who went to see the Elephant (Though all of them were blind), That each by observation Might satisfy his mind. The First approach'd the Elephant, And happening to fall Against his broad and sturdy…
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They Paid the Price

by Paul Harvey, News and Commentary July 4, 1974 Americans, you know the 56 men who signed our Declaration of Independence that first 4 of July--you know they were risking everything, don't you?--'cause if they won their war with the British, there'd be years of hardship and a struggling nation. If they lost they'd face…
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The Beginnings

It was not part of their blood, It came to them very late, With long arrears to make good, When the Saxon began to hate. They were not easily moved, They were icy - willing to wait Till every count should be proved, Ere the Saxon began to hate. Their voices were even and low.…
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The Stranger Within My Gate

The Stranger within my gate, He may be true or kind, But he does not talk my talk-- I cannot feel his mind. I see the face and the eyes and the mouth, But not the soul behind. The men of my own stock, They may do ill or well, But they tell the lies…
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