Author Archives: Rik Schneider

About Rik Schneider

Blogger/writer on a lot of different subjects.

Out Of The Past: Raquel Stecher- ‘Madame X (1966)’: Starring Lana Turner

Source:The New Democrat  “Directed by David Lowell Rich, Madame X (1966) is one in a long line of frothy soap operas that delivers a good old-fashioned sob story. This film pulls out all the stops and leaves nothing behind in … Continue reading

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Dan Mitchell: ‘The Dangerous Seduction of Free Stuff’

“By offering all sorts of freebies to various constituencies, Bernie Sanders has positioned himself as the true-believing socialist in the Democratic race (even though he’s actually a member of the “top-1 percent”). But he has plenty of competition. Kamala Harris … Continue reading

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Dennis Prager: ‘Clarity About Nationalism’

Source:The New Democrat “In order to make arguments for nationalism, we have to define it. The first definition in Merriam-Webster is “loyalty and devotion to a nation.” But in a second paragraph, it adds, “especially: a sense of national consciousness … Continue reading

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The New Criterion: William F. Buckley- ‘Who’s He: A Review of Snobbery The American Version’

Source:The New Democrat  “Joseph Epstein’s new book about snobbery1 ends up being a book about Joseph Epstein, which is perfectly okay—provided one is Joseph Epstein. Another’s book about snobbery, displaying the author’s biography, his likes and dislikes, suspicions, affections, affectations, … Continue reading

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Scott Bradley: ‘To Run For Office Or Not’

Source:The New Democrat  “JOHN F. KENNEDY LIBERAL DEMOCRAT John F. Kennedy Liberal Democrat Source: U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy in 1960 THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2019 Scott Bradley: ‘To Run For Office Or Not’ Source:Freedom Rising Sun- That is the question … Continue reading

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Dan Mitchell: ‘An Emerging Anti-Socialist Wing of The Democratic Party?’

“Since I’m a policy economist, I rarely comment on political matters. But I am worried that the Democratic Party is veering too far to the left. Bernie Sanders, an out-of-the-closet socialist is leading the way, followed closely by other leading … Continue reading

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John Birch Society: Robin Kinderman- ‘Millennials Ushering in The Age of Socialism’

Source:The New Democrat  “Thanks to the Great Recession of 2008 and a lack of proper education, Millennial’s financial status has them voting in favor of Socialism. Will they wake up and see it’s one of the greatest threats to America … Continue reading

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