Tag Archives: Politicians

The Atlantic: Hannibal Buress- Advice For Comedians

Source: The New Democrat I didn’t get much from Hannibal Buress here as far as advice for comedians, other than that inspiring comedians should just do it. Write down what they think and try to get a job performing or … Continue reading

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Anders Jacobson: George Carlin- On Some Cultural Issues

Source: The New Democrat I like George Carlin’s point about motivation because it would be one thing if you had someone advising to do the right thing because of these reasons and they know what they’re talking about because they … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: Olga Khazan- A Better Way To Argue About Politics

Source:The New Democrat Before I get into what I believe is a better way to argue politics, I want to explain my issues with Olga Khazan’s piece here, because she unintentionally lays out a big problem with American politics which … Continue reading

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The Onion: U.S. Senator Tom Carper- ‘My Vote is Not For Sale At These Prices’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Note: these views don’t necessarily reflect the views of Senator Tom Carper, even if he personally wrote this piece for The Onion himself or had a staff writer write it … Continue reading

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The Thinking Atheist: Seth Andrews Interviewing Dr. Michael Shermer- Why Smart People Believe Stupid Things

Source: The New Democrat Why smart people believe stupid things? Perhaps a better question would be do these smart people actually believe these stupid things, or are they ( pardon my French ) bullshit artists? People aren’t necessarily good or bad … Continue reading

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Ron Paul Liberty Report: Ron Paul & Chris Rossini- Government’s Can’t Legislate Morality

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I agree with Ron Paul on one thing here. Chris Rossini makes a good point that I’ll mention as well. But Representative Paul said that government is one of the … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion- Jonathan Turley- “Voters Want a Revolution- Here’s What That Would Take”: Rewrite The U.S. Constitution?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: The Washington Post: Opinion- Jonathan Turley- “Voters Want a Revolution- Here’s What That Would Take”: Rewrite The U.S. Constitution? The problem that Social Democrats have in America, the so-called Bernie … Continue reading

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Prager U: Adam Carolla- Who Not to Vote For

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review I agree with Adam Carolla’s point about the politician who says they’ll fight for you, but I think there’s a bigger problem in American politics. Actually its like a huge … Continue reading

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Meg Rifter: George Carlin: Maybe it’s Not The Politicians Who Suck?

Source: Meg Rifter: George Carlin: Maybe it’s Not The Politicians Who Suck? I partially agree with George Carlin on this. Our politicians actually do suck in way too many cases. I think that is obvious when you have a Congress … Continue reading

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Keppler Speakers: Senator Bob Dole Shares Great Political Wit

Source: Keppler Speakers: Senator Bob Dole Shares Great Political Wit Bob Dole, follows the oldest rule in the book, that he perhaps wrote himself, or had his good friend Strom Thurmond right for him. “Never take yourself too seriously.” The … Continue reading

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