Author Archives: Rik Schneider

About Rik Schneider

Blogger/writer on a lot of different subjects.

Ultimate History: Documentary of Sophia Loren- The Italian Goddess

Source: The Daily Review If I had to pick one woman who stands out more than anyone else who has ever worked in Hollywood either as an actress or any other type of entertainer and I had to pick that … Continue reading

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ABC: Barbara Walters Special- Burt Reynolds: 12/02/1980

Source: The Daily Review Burt Reynolds, sharing a great story about fame and what the movie executive he was talking to about the kind of money that he could make for his movies. And this meeting must have happened in … Continue reading

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Rowan and Martin’s Laugh In: Martha Mitchell- Isn’t Overstepping Cocktail Party

Source: The New Democrat I said this on my Google+ and Twitter pages last night, but could you imagine Martha Mitchell with a Twitter page back during Watergate? She was like a gossip columnist with inside accounts of what was … Continue reading

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The New Democrat: John McCain- An American Hero Who Defined Heroism

Source: The New Democrat Source: CBS News: John McCain- Had A Wicked Wit That He Often Aimed At Himself There are a lot of great things about Senator John McCain that we can respect and love about him, that I respect … Continue reading

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Keith Hughes: McCarthyism Explained- US History Review

Source: The New Democrat To talk about McCarthyism I think you have to talk about Senator Joe McCarthy who in the early and mid 1950s was the ranking Republican on the Senate Investigations Committee first as Ranking Member and then … Continue reading

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Tim Gracyk: President Richard Nixon’s- Emotional, Historic, Powerful Farewell Speech: August, 9th 1974

Source: The New Democrat Just on a personal note first and then I’ll get into President Nixon’s farewell speech here. I was I guess bored last night and trying to take a break from the news even as a news … Continue reading

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Commentary Magazine: Yuval Levin- ‘Congress is Weak Because Its Members Want it To Be’

Source: The New Democrat “Congress is weak because its member want it to be”: I completely agree with Yuval Levin on this, but I would put it and phrase it differently. The last 10-20 years perhaps longer Congress’s ( both … Continue reading

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