Author Archives: Kire Schneider

About Kire Schneider

Blogs primarily about current affairs and history. But also blogs about sports, Hollywood and Hollywood history.

Politics & Prose: David Frum- Trumpocracy

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat David Frum’s Trumpocracy argues that thanks to President Donald Trump and perhaps other people and other things our liberal democracy and liberal democratic form of government is at risk. That … Continue reading

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Movie Clips Trailer Vault: Groundhog Day 1993- Starring Bill Murray & Andie McDowell

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Groundhog is one of my favorite comedies from the 1990s as well as all time. Because the movie which obviously is not believable that a basically normal even narcissistic man … Continue reading

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Politics and Prose: David Cay Johnston- ‘It’s Even Worse Than You Think’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I agree with David C. Johnston that Donald Trump is not the disease in American politics, but a symptom. His presidency is an example of what can happen when Americans … Continue reading

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Forrest Palmer: George Wallace For President 1968- Precursor To Donald Trump

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat When I watched and listened to Donald Trump’s 2016 GOP Convention nomination speech, I thought about George C. Wallace and his 1968 presidential campaign. The theme that it’s other people’s fault … Continue reading

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Governor Wallace: Alabama Governor George Wallace- On Meet The Press: June 30th, 1968

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Was Governor George Wallace a racist? Well, the same question can unfortunately be asked about our President of the United States Donald Trump. Or was George Wallace an racial opportunist and … Continue reading

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David Hoffman: Governor George Wallace Defends Segregation on TV in 1968

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat The video is not about segregation but poverty in Alabama instead. Why David Hoffman who put the video together called titled the video about segregation instead, you would have to ask … Continue reading

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Connor Higgins: George Wallace’s Life in 16 Minutes

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Was George Wallace a racist, or a demagogic career politician, or perhaps both things? Well, the same question could be asked about Donald Trump and Patrick Buchanan, unfortunately. One of those … Continue reading

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