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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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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: Lane Green- ‘The Truth About Lies’ From Dictionary A … 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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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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Politics and Prose: Bruce Bartlett- ‘The Truth Matters’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I don’t want to make this all about Donald Trump, but when I thinking about The Truth Matters I think of that Kellyanne Conway line from February last year I … 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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