Tag Archives: The 1990s

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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The Art of Sarcastic Humor

Source:The New Democrat  “Mickey : You don’t know what you’re saying. You don’t. Eddie : I do. Mickey : No. I know you think you know what you’re saying, but you’re not saying it. Eddie : No, I know what … Continue reading

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Rob Logan: George Carlin- On Soft Langauge

Source:The New Democrat  “One of my favorite George Carlin bits in which he describes the sterilization of the American language. From the 1990 special Doin’ it Again.” Source:Rob Logan: George Carlin- On Soft Langauge This is one thing that I … Continue reading

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Classic Film and TV Cafe: Rick 29- ‘Murder One: The Sensational First Season’

Source:The New Democrat  “When wealthy philanthropist Richard Cross is arrested for the murder of his mistress’s 15-year-old sister, he secures the services of defense attorney Ted Hoffman. Within days, though, a mysterious woman comes forward to provide Cross (Stanley Tucci) … Continue reading

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Inside Edition: ‘Why Long Island Lolita Amy Fisher- Shot Her Lover’s Wife’

Source:The New Democrat  “On May 19, 1992, 17-year-old Amy Fisher went to her married lover’s home, rang the doorbell and shot his wife in the head. The story became a tabloid news sensation, with Fisher dubbed “Long Island Lolita.” Her … 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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HBO: George Carlin- Balance The Budget: Concentration Camps For Outsiders

Source: The New Democrat George Carlin’s comedic approach ( that’s right, I don’t actually think he’s serious here ) to balancing the budget reminds me of a Twilight Zone episode where Jack Warden, plays a convicted murderer who is sentenced … Continue reading

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