Category Archives: Book TV

American Enterprise Institute: Arthur Brooks- ‘Love Your Enemies: Be An Authoritative Leader’

Source:The New Democrat  “If you’ve turned on the TV or scrolled through social media lately, you know that being nice isn’t in fashion. But is it also a losing strategy? In the last of three video lessons on how to … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: Q&A With Brian Lamb- Amity Shlaes: Calvin Coolidge

Source:The New Democrat  “Our guest is Bloomberg syndicated columnist and author Amity Shlaes. She discusses her soon to be released biography of the 30th President of the United States, titled “Coolidge.” She traces the life of Calvin Coolidge from his … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: Booknotes With Brian Lamb- Irving Kristol: What is Neoconservatism’s Writings On Politics, Economics & Culture

Source:The New Democrat “Neoconservatism (commonly shortened to neocon when labelling its adherents) is a political movement born in the United States during the 1960s among liberal hawks who became disenchanted with the increasingly pacifist foreign policy of the Democratic Party, … Continue reading

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Politics and Prose: Rick Wilson- ‘Everything That Donald Trump Touches Dies’

Source: The New Democrat To make the Donald Trump presidency look less depressing, at least to every insane, intelligent, honest American let’s imagine that Donald Trump is actually not President of the United States. That we never had not even … Continue reading

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Skeptic Magazine: Michael Shermer Interviewing Amy Alkon- ‘Unfuckology: A Field Guide To Living With Guts and Confidence’

Source: The New Democrat I’m with Michael Shermer on this starting out in this interview where he says he doesn’t know why publishers bleep cuss words in titles of books and or bleep one letter in the title of the … Continue reading

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Politics and Prose: Caitlin Moran- ‘How To Be Famous’

Source: The New Democrat I’ll be honest with you for at least a second, ( before I go back to making an ass out of myself ) I haven’t actually read this book. I haven’t even heard of Caitlin Moran … Continue reading

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Reason Magazine: Nick Gillespie Interviewing Nadine Strossen- ‘Fight Hate Speech With More Speech, Not Censorship’

Source: The New Democrat To paraphrase USA Today political columnist and CNN political analyst Kirsten Powers, I’m a free speech nut. Meaning I don’t put many limits on what free Americans can say about anything in America or anywhere else. … Continue reading

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