Author Archives: Fred Schneider

About Fred Schneider

I’m a blogger because I like writing about things I’m interested in and knowledgeable about. Which shouldn’t sound surprising, but blogging provides that immediate outlet for me and other bloggers to weigh in on what they’re thinking about and what they’re interested in. To put down on paper or computer words and feelings that they may struggle to get out of their mouths on the spot. To be able think about things and then express them. That is what blogging and writing is about, at least when it comes to commentary. Writing as a reporter or biographer, is a bit different. Because it’s not so much about what the writer feels that is relevant unless they’re being asked about it. But what’s more important is what they know and how they know that based on their reporting. An opportunity for blogger commentators to get things off their chest that perhaps they’re not able to do simply by speaking to people. That is my favorite thing about blogging to be able to immediately get things off my chest that I’m thinking about. Blogging is the perfect form of communication for me, because I’m interested in so many different things and frankly knowledgeable about them. I write mostly about current affairs. Government and politics, public policy, history, but I’m also interested in sports especially sports history, as well as movies especially classic Hollywood and entertainers. Especially entertainers who’ve been around a long time and are from classic Hollywood. Today’s Hollywood and entertainment, not so much, but that is a subject for another piece. And when you’re a blogger and you just read something that got your attention and were really interested in from either a positive or negative standpoint, or perhaps you just saw a movie or saw some story and you’re really interested in and knowledgeable about what you just saw, you can immediately weigh in on what you just saw. I mean to be a blogger all you really need is a computer and have something to say. Being able to write helps as well. That is what blogging and writing is to me. The ability for people to write what they’re thinking and how they feel, as well as what they know. Which is the most important thing here, because even commentators need to know what they’re talking about to be successful and make a living at that. Whether they write or talk on TV or radio, or a combination of all those things. That is what I’m going to do here and if you’re someone who has multiple interests and are interested in things besides who the latest hot celebrity is and who that person is seeing and why they’re in trouble now, or what the latest new technology is, then I hope you check out this blog. Because I cover a lot of different things here and not just government and politics, but history including Hollywood history and to a certain extent what’s going on there today. And you might even see a few pieces about so -called celebrity culture, but just from a a satiric viewpoint.

Reason Magazine: Nick Gillespie Interviewing Judge Andrew Napolitano- ‘How Teddy Roosevelt & Woodrow Wilson Destroyed Constitutional Freedom’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Libertarians which is what both Nick Gillespie and Andrew Napolitano are, (not that there’s anything wrong with that) understanding of the U.S. Constitution, is very different from every other political faction. … Continue reading

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HBO: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver- Economic Development

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review I get that John Oliver don’t like corporate welfare and neither do I and perhaps views any tax incentives as private business and individuals steeling government’s money. (As Socialists would argue) … Continue reading

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Teddy Roosevelt: Make The Best of Things in Life

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I’m not a big fan at least of the Tremors genre, series of Tremors movies from the 1990s with people like Kevin Bacon, Michael Gross, Fred Ward, and others. But the … Continue reading

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Theodore Roosevelt: Absolute Equality, Absolute Justice, in Matters of Taxation

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat When I think of Progressives and I mean true Progressives and not just people who use the label to self-identify with because they believe its politically or culturally popular and don’t … Continue reading

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The Millennial Federalist: Federalist Coalition- An Awakening of Federalism

Source: The Millennial Federalist: Federalist Coalition- An Awakening of Federalism If you want to know why the United States is a Federal Republic and you’re now an adult, well you missed that opportunity in high school during your social studies class. … Continue reading

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HBO: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver- The Confederacy

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review I believe this is an example of where Britain is very different from America. In Britain, you basically only have one government because the United Kingdom is a unitarian government … Continue reading

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Christian Science Monitor: Jessica Mendoza- What is ANTIFA and Does Its Rise Mean?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Jessica Mendoza at CMS, pretty sums up exactly what ANTIFA is. (Anti-Fascists Action) They’re essentially a collection of far-leftists, Communists even, of course Socialists, and Anarchists. They’re not the sons … Continue reading

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