Category Archives: Life

C-SPAN: Q&A With Brian Lamb- Charles Krauthammer: April 22nd, 2005

Source: The New Democrat I could just start with the first couple minutes of this interview on Charles Krauthammer’s comment on positive liberty versus negative liberty, because this is one issue where I agree with Krauthammer as a Liberal myself … Continue reading

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Inside Edition: Ali Rosen- Legendary Chef and Traveler Anthony Bourdain Dies At 61: The Man Who Saw and Lived The World

Source: The New Democrat When I first heard about Anthony Bourdain’s show Parts Unknown coming to CNN in 2013 or 14, I thought this was another one of those so-called reality TV shows where the lead character is some loudmouth … Continue reading

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The New Yorker: Will Storr- How Millennials Became The Selfie Generation

Source: The New Democrat Just on a personal I note: I’m really glad I went to and graduated high school in the early and mid 1990s and not today with the personality I have then and now. Going to high … Continue reading

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Vanity Fair: Bryan Burrough- The Miranda Obsession: The Story of Miranda Grosvenor

Source: The New Democrat The only people who know who Miranda Grosvenor actually is, would be whoever Miranda is in real-life, the people who know her and perhaps Bryan Burrough himself, assuming she’s been honest and forthcoming with her. To … Continue reading

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The Economist: Lane Green- Why Do We Swear?

Source: The New Democrat Warning: this piece could offend a lot of people who are very religious and have a PG-13 mentality. Before I explain why I believe we (meaning Americans, as if there is anyone else ) swear, first we … Continue reading

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Skeptic Magazine: How Michael Shermer Became a Card-Carrying Skeptic

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat If you want to make this about religion, I come from a German-American family in Maryland, but my father is a hardcore card-carrying Atheist, who if anything has gone Communist … Continue reading

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Skeptic Magazine: Rachel Bloom- How Rachel Bloom Became a Card-Carrying Skeptic

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review I believe anyone who is a realist and just doesn’t call themselves a realist because they have some need to have people believed they’re smarter and more advanced than they really … Continue reading

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