Tag Archives: 1979

James Miller Center: Video: President Jimmy Carter Crisis of Confidence Speech July 15, 1979

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Just to start out and to give you an idea of where I’m coming from. This is one of the most depressing speeches in American history. Especially coming from … Continue reading

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Tvalex Crewson: Video: Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher Speech at the White House 12/17/79

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger This speech was given about three weeks after the Iranian hostage crisis in which Iranian Islamists took fifty Americans, working at the U.S. embassy in Tehran, hostage in November … Continue reading

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MLB: MLB 1979-TWIB-8/07-79

  Source:The Daily Post 1979, is still one of the best seasons in Major League Baseball and another example of why MLB should’ve went with the wildcard playoff format much earlier than they did, which was 1995. You had three … Continue reading

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The NBA History: NBA 1979-Christmas Day-Philadelphia 76ers @ New York Knicks: Highlights

Source:The Daily Press “Dr. J, Henry Bibby, ”Jellybean” Bryant and Doug Collins took the floor against Earl ”The Pearl” and the Knicks.” From The NBA History Philadelphia-New York, is a great rivalry in any sport. Eagles-Giants in the NFL, which is … Continue reading

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Movie Clips: Airplane 1980- ‘Oh Stewardess, I Speak Jive’

  Source:Real Life Journal “CLIP DESCRIPTION: When a flight attendant struggles to understand her jive-talking passengers, a friendly old lady (Barbara Billingsley) steps in.” From Movie Clips Just to sort of be serious for a minute and then I’ll go back … Continue reading

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Phil Donahue Show: Video: Milton Friedman on Greed

. This post was originally posted at FreeStatePlus on WordPress Before I write a blog about greed and arguing what it’s good or not. We should first know what greed is. Which is the “inordinate want to obtain wants for … Continue reading

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NBC News: Update With John Dancy December, 1979: 1979, Oh What a Year

Source: NBC News: Update With John Dancy December, 1979: 1979, Oh What a Year 1979 was a very rough year as the summer showed with an energy shortage and high inflation and interest rates and so- forth. And this was … Continue reading

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NFL Films: NFL 1979- Baltimore Colts Highlights

Source:The Daily Journal “Bert Jones – Colts – 1979 – 2 Weeks 8, 9 and 10” From NFL Films The Colts were already in decline in Baltimore by 1979 even though they still had pretty good talent at least on offense. … Continue reading

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Commonsense Cap: The Phil Donahue Show- Milton Friedman: Why Capitalism is Best

Source: FreeState Plus This is an interesting debate to have, because when you are talking about capitalism, it depends on what version of capitalism you are talking about. Because there are several versions of capitalism. Like socialism, there are many versions … Continue reading

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History Day: Iran Hostage Crisis Documentary 4th in State

Source: History Day: Iran Hostage Crisis Documentary 4th in State What a crazy time for America and Iran. The Iranian people were fed up with their dictatorial authoritarian government that they had in Iran under the Shah that both the … Continue reading

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