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..and what to do about it. There are known and time tested solutions that do work for everyone, including the Pete Peterson & Mitt Romney (both vulture & venture capitalists alike et al.) of the ...
by Eric Nelson
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Sep 24, 2014 at 01:51 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
The New Deal era beginning in the 1930s set up the government structure we enjoy today. But ever since, conservatives have waged a protected war on “Big Government.” The assault on government ...
by Gregory Heires
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu May 08, 2014 at 05:45 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
I hiked to three waterfalls on Mount Greylock during Columbus Day weekend in Western Massachusetts. I meant to just get away from it all, enjoy the foliage, and get some exercise. I didn't mean to ...
by CIndyCasella
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 11:31 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Genealogy & Family History ...
by klompendanser
Comment Count 66 comments on Fri Sep 07, 2012 at 09:05 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
Hey Kossaks! Tune into Turner Classic Movies Right NOW! There is a 1930's short on esplaining the CCC. A Dramatization like a WWII Short. This is showing the History of the CCC, and How it gave ...
by manoffire
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed May 16, 2012 at 04:53 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
In his first round of New Deal legislation, Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed into law the creation of two major relief programs, one you've definitely heard of and the other you probably haven't. ...
by Chrislove
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun May 13, 2012 at 12:36 PM PDT with 48 Recommends
Today makes the 79th anniversary of the establishment of the Civilian Conservation Corps, Roosevelt’s Forest Army. On March 21, 1933, a day after entering office as President in the midst of the ...
by craigkg
Comment Count 43 comments on Thu Apr 05, 2012 at 10:41 AM PDT with 73 Recommends
Of course I have no idea. I am sure it will be a wonderful and moving speech. But alas many of us here want more (I know I do), some grand vision for energy independence. A massive plan to move us ...
by webranding
Comment Count 52 comments on Tue Jun 15, 2010 at 09:39 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
My PBS station rebroadcast American Experience Civilian Conservation Corps tonight. I cried. Again. Is it possible that we could ...
by draghnfly
Comment Count 39 comments on Mon May 31, 2010 at 09:10 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Is it just me, or has anyone else found it kind of odd that there’s been so much “fire and brimstone” about the health care reform bill compared to Bush’s Iraq War?
by laflaur
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Apr 12, 2010 at 10:11 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree --Joyce Kilmer One of the most impressive acts of environmental conservation took place at the depths of the ...
by DWG
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Mar 11, 2010 at 06:06 PM PST with 31 Recommends
Writing one year after his greatest political success--the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965--Martin Luther King noted that the movement he led faced a choice between "chaos and community" (...
by Jeffrey Feldman
Comment Count 35 comments on Fri Jan 08, 2010 at 07:12 AM PST with 22 Recommends
At the Jobs Summit coming up Thursday, a cacophony of ideas will compete for inclusion on the list of what the President ultimately decides to do. That’s good. The unemployment situation needs ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 209 comments on Mon Nov 30, 2009 at 10:16 AM PST with 1 Recommend
by Professor Smartass
Comment Count 53 comments on Mon Nov 16, 2009 at 02:06 PM PST with 26 Recommends
Inspired by the diary by trs - A Tourist in Your Own Town-A Photo Diary http://www.dailykos.com/story/2009/7/3/19022/2489, we went for a 40 mile trip to the Baraboo Hills and Devil's Lake State Park ...
by GollyMissMolly
Comment Count 67 comments on Wed Oct 28, 2009 at 06:38 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
Last week, I published a diary called The CCC - FDR's Forest Army, focussing on the very first Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) crews, who worked on construction of Shenandoah National Park in ...
by Land of Enchantment
Comment Count 103 comments on Tue Oct 20, 2009 at 06:24 PM PDT with 158 Recommends
This is a quote from President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from the FDR Memorial in DC. Those who would like to hold power in our government today would be well-advised to keep this thought in mind:
by Land of Enchantment
Comment Count 56 comments on Tue Oct 13, 2009 at 05:31 PM PDT with 84 Recommends
I've been having shoulder trouble lately, and it's kept me pretty close to home. (Driving's a problem and there's a lot of places our very limited rural public transportation can't take you.) ...
by Land of Enchantment
Comment Count 183 comments on Sun Jul 12, 2009 at 03:00 PM PDT with 233 Recommends
My family and I enjoyed last weekend at Bastrop State Park in the Lost Pines near Austin in Texas, ...
by Pilgrim X
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Feb 26, 2009 at 07:39 PM PST with 27 Recommends
For those of you who have not been following the "Grandpa" diaries ( Roosevelt with a Suntan ,
by David Kroning
Comment Count 34 comments on Thu Oct 30, 2008 at 05:24 PM PDT with 52 Recommends