Author Archives: Kire Schneider

About Kire Schneider

Blogs primarily about current affairs and history. But also blogs about sports, Hollywood and Hollywood history.

Jason Galavo: George Carlin- ‘Pissing Off The Feminists’

Source:The New Democrat  This is from George Carlin’s I believe 1990 HBO performance where’s he’s talking about it not being that difficult and not requiring much talent to piss off a feminist. And he talks about entering some office in … Continue reading

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TED Talks: Mara Pavula- ‘ If You Think Politics is a Circus, Think Again’

Source:The New Democrat  “Would you say that sometimes political processes can become… a circus? Consider this the next time you want to use this metaphor — in reality, the circus is a tight-knit community of hardworking individuals with a deep … Continue reading

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David Hoffman: ‘1960s Conservative Describes An America Many See Today’

Source:The New Democrat  “Of course the speaker is the 1964 Republican presidential candidate Barry Goldwater. I collected these speeches back then because I was developing ideas for my 6 part television series, Making Sense of the Sixties. Barry Goldwater was … Continue reading

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TED: Joseph G. Levitt- ‘How Craving Attention Makes You Less Creative’

Source:The New Democrat  “Joseph Gordon-Levitt has gotten more than his fair share of attention from his acting career. But as social media exploded over the past decade, he got addicted like the rest of us — trying to gain followers … Continue reading

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HBO: George Carlin- Death Penalty

Source:The New Democrat  “George Carlin talks about the death penalty, i didn’t see this one up so i thought i might upload it ;] If you like George Carlin, you might want to check out Bill Hicks as well. Taken … Continue reading

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The Beacon: Ben Wilterdink- ‘How to Talk to Millennials About Socialism’

Source:The New Democrat  “By now it is largely considered common knowledge that American Millennials are more enamored with socialism than previous generations. While cutoff points vary, Millennials are most commonly understood as the generation of those born between 1981 and … Continue reading

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Politics and Prose: Ece Temelkuran- ‘How to Lose a Country’

Source:The New Democrat  “Twice rated one of the ten most influential people in social media, Temelkuran is both an award-winning novelist and Turkey’s most-read political columnist. In her new book she looks at recent political events from around the world— … Continue reading

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