Persuasive Speech - Mikalah Millheim McClure COM 115 26...

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Mikalah MillheimMcClureCOM 11526 April 2016Topic: End the Federal ReserveGeneral Purpose: To persuadeSpecific Purpose: To persuade my audience that the Federal Reserve should be audited thenendedThesis Statement: The Federal Reserve negatively and deceitfully affects U.S. citizens standardof living by increasing inflation, decreasing the value of the USD, and all of this can be solvedby auditing then abolishing the Federal Reserve.IntroductionI.(Open with Impact) & (Audience Adaptation)In our lifetime, we’ve seen an economicrecession that can only be topped by the Great Depression. Still, we hear stories from ourgrandparents who lived through a worse time: when parents were forced to see theirchildren enter orphanages instead of starve to death in their own homes. What could holdsuch power over so many people’s lives?II.(Introduce Topic)Well, an entity exists today that has the ability to wreak more havocthan this country has seen since its conception.A.Such an entity goes by the name of the Federal Reserve.1.We’ll discuss what exactly that name means in just a moment.III.(Establish Credibility)Economics and government behavior is something that’s interestedme for quite some time after a friend introduced me to trading.
IV.(Preview Main Points)In this presentation, I want to tell you what the Federal Reserve is,why it is unsound economically, and what we as taxpayers can do about it.Transition:Let’s begin with what the Federal Reserve is.BodyI.What is the Federal Reserve and why do I call it deceitful?B.The Federal Reserve is 100% privately owned by banks despite its name. Its
recent actions, and even its creation, are surrounded in deceit.1.In its own words,“The Federal Reserve system fulfills its public mission asan independent entity within government. It is not owned by anyone and isnot a private, profit making institution.”a)This can be found on the Fed’s website.

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