Tag Archives: Politicians

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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Last Week Tonight: John Oliver- The Filibuster

Source:The New Democrat  “John Oliver explains why filibusters exist, why they shouldn’t, and why it’s stupid to drink coffee like a cat.” From Last Week Tonight I guess my question for John Oliver would be: does he want to end the … Continue reading

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Vanity Fair: Opinion- T.A. Frank: ‘What Ross Perot Got Right About America’

Source:The New Democrat  “When Ross Perot was winding down his presidential campaign in 1992, he played Patsy Cline’s recording of “Crazy” at his rallies. It was an embrace of the pejoratives and invectives hurled his way by Democrats, Republicans, and … Continue reading

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George Carlin: ‘Political Language’

Source:The New Democrat  “When Will Jesus Bring The Pork Chops?” Source:George Carlin: ‘Political Language’ George Carlin, here talking about how politicians cover up not just their mistakes, but immoral and sometimes even illegal behavior. Anyone who isn’t learning impaired, intelligent, … Continue reading

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CNN: Jon Stewart- ‘Chokes Up, Gives Angry Speech To Congress: Telling Congress To Do Their Jobs?

Source:The New Democrat  “Former late night host and 9/11 first responders advocate Jon Stewart chokes up and slams Congress over health care for the 9/11 first responders during the hearing for reauthorizing the 9/11 victim compensation fund. ” Source:CNN: Jon … 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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HBO: George Carlin- ‘Question Everything’

Source:The New Democrat  “All credit for the video goes to its producers.” Source:HBO: George Carlin- ‘Question Everything’ At risk of sounding serious for a minute: ( and it might only be a minute ) do you want to live in … Continue reading

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The Economist: Lane Greene- ‘The Truth About Lies’

Source:The New Democrat  “From little fibs to big fat whoppers, lying is part of human nature. Lane Greene, our language guru, examines the difference between lies, falsehoods and plain nonsense.” Source:The Economist From Dictionary A lie is a: “a false statement … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion- Brian Lamb: ‘Washington is Full of Waste and C-SPAN Lets Us Wallow In It’

. Source:The New Democrat  “The Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network (C-SPAN) broadcast from the House of Representatives for the first time in March 1979, uncovering a process shrouded in secrecy. C-SPAN founder Brian Lamb says how Americans use that transparency is … Continue reading

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The Blaze: Glenn Beck- ‘Comedy Has Been Taken Over by Insanely Self-Important People Like Stephen Colbert’

Source: The New Democrat My counterpoint to Glenn Beck here is going to sound like an impression of Captain Obvious and perhaps put me in contention for the World Championship of obvious statements and yet Glenn Beck seems to miss … Continue reading

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