Tag Archives: CBS News

Dandelion Salad: Ellen Brown- ‘Funding A U.S. Green Deal Without Raising Taxes’

Source:The New Democrat Plus From Ellen Brown: “As alarm bells sound over the advancing destruction of the environment, a variety of Green New Deal proposals have appeared in the US and Europe, along with some interesting academic debates about how … Continue reading

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Politico Magazine: Derek Robertson- ‘How Howard Schultz Created a Personality Cult at Starbucks’

Source:The Daily Review I’m not interested in Howard Schultz’s so-called potential independent presidential run at least for this piece, but more interested in what he created not just with Starbucks, but the broader pop culture in America. Starbucks, really since … Continue reading

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Newsweek: Katie Couric- Sarah Palin’s: Five Biggest Gaffes

Source:The Daily Review Similar to Michele Bachmann who said things like America should be less socialist like China, ( an actual Michele Bachmann quote ) it’s hard to pick the five biggest gaffes that Sarah Palin has ever given. To … Continue reading

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World Opinion Forum-CBS News: President Richard Nixon’s Resignation Speech- Dan Rather vs Roger Mudd

“CBS News covering President Richard Nixon’s resignation speech in August, 1974. (I wasn’t born yet!) …” Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat CBS News covering President Richard Nixon’s resignation speech in August, 1974. (I wasn’t born … Continue reading

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CBS News: 60 Minutes Presents Crime and Punishment: The Capture of James Whitey Bulger

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat James Whitey Bulger To say that James Whitey Bulger is not your average criminal would be like saying that Larry Bird isn’t your average basketball player. (Another famous Boston figure) … Continue reading

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CBS News: Baseball Great Yogi- Berra Dead at 90: An icon of Sports and Quotes

Source: The Daily Review I think it would be fairly easy just to write a piece about Yogi Berra featuring a lot of his great one-liners. But we’re talking about one of the top 3-5 catchers in the history of … Continue reading

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CBS News: Fidel Castro- On Face The Nation, in 1959

Source: The New Democrat Plus This was just after the Castro Communists had taken power in Cuba in 1958, from the authoritarian Batista Regime there, after winning the Cuban Civil War. Cuba replaces one authoritarian regime from Fulgencio Batista and creates … Continue reading

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Hezakya Mixologist: The Tenement- Life In Chicago’s Black Ghetto 1967

Source:The New Democrat Plus At risk of sounding political, but I’ll also be factual here, what you see in this film and community is the failures of public housing in America. And essentially forced segregation of not just the races, … Continue reading

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Hezakya Mixologist: CBS News 1968 Special- Black History: Lost, Stolen or Strayed- Starring Bill Cosby

Source: The New Democrat Plus I think the point of this film is that a lot that has been written about African-Americans about American history has been incorrect and stuff that is true about the community has been left out. Which … Continue reading

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Hezakya Mixologist-CBS News Special Report- Black Power/White Black Lash- From 1966

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus To me at least Black Power wasn’t one movement, but a larger movement with several different sub-divisions. You had the more socialist if not Marxist revolutionary Black Panthers on the … Continue reading

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