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When Politics was Civil, and Worked Our world is facing challenges unprecidented in my memory, which goes back to WWII. Some changes become so entrenched that they are no longer noticed, rather it ...
by wwilk
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 04:16 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
"We can fight against the Europeans, we can fight with ...
by hungeski
Comment Count 115 comments on Sat Apr 04, 2015 at 09:41 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
tris-kahy-dek- uh -foh-bee- uh noun fear or a phobia concerning the number 13. Didn't we just have a Friday the 13th diary last month? Why yes,
by bsegel
Comment Count 356 comments on Fri Mar 13, 2015 at 07:30 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
Another famous New Yorker, Yogi Berra, once said, “We may be lost but we’re making good time.” That pretty much sums up the current state of Rudy Giuliani’s political reality and doesn’t ...
by SJGulitti
Comment Count 87 comments on Sun Feb 22, 2015 at 06:09 PM PST with 27 Recommends
From [http://progressivepopulist.blogspot.com/2014/09/editorial-rediscover-roosevelts.html The Progressive Populist] Ken Burns produced another excellent documentary series for PBS with his seven-...
by jcullen
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Sep 28, 2014 at 04:14 PM PDT with 4 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
There has never been any doubt on my mind of how much that day in December 7, 1941 has affected my life and memories. On the morning of December 7, 1941, the Japanese air force of its Impiral ...
by Ole Texan
Comment Count 80 comments on Fri Dec 06, 2013 at 09:50 AM PST with 39 Recommends
I originally posted this diary on February 11, 2007, and Volume Two a day later. I wish I could say it was to rave reviews, but, alas, it was to just the chirping of crickets. Now, after five years ...
by NBBooks
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Nov 17, 2013 at 10:14 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Nearly 70 years after President Franklin D. Roosevelt proposed that everyone has the right to a job with decent wage, his message continues to ring true. The economy of the 21st century remains ...
by Gregory Heires
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Nov 02, 2013 at 05:16 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
I don’t understand why anyone believes any of the popular myths about Thanksgiving. The truth is our Puritan forefathers were a humorless bunch who showed their devotion to God by going hungry, ...
by KAMuston
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Nov 29, 2013 at 06:00 AM PST with 11 Recommends
Special Note: I know all of you Friday TC regulars are phans of pho are Rick Perry is not pandas worldwide are disappointed ...
by Dragon5616
Comment Count 87 comments on Fri Aug 02, 2013 at 07:00 PM PDT with 46 Recommends
( Analysis. ) When we think of the full political spectrum, from pure socialism on the left to unbridled capitalism on the right, we ...
by hungeski
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Jul 04, 2013 at 12:07 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
On this Helen Keller Day , the 133rd anniversary of her birth, I give you this brief look at her life, taken from some of her writings and speeches. (First published at The Paragraph , 2006-02-12.) ...
by hungeski
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Jun 27, 2013 at 03:00 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
By David Woolner, originally published on Next New Deal Like President Obama, FDR faced resistance to guaranteeing workers a decent wage, but he knew he had the American people on his side. Our ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 07:30 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Roosevelt's Inauguration 3/4/33 Courtesy of CSpan. Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Inauguration Day. (It was the last before the 20th Amendment moved it to January 21st.) It is hard for us to see these ...
by kavips
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Mar 04, 2013 at 12:14 AM PST with 10 Recommends
By David Woolner, originally published on Next New Deal Instead of downplaying the role of government, we should recommit to a "spirit of charity." We of the Republic sensed the truth that ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 08:47 AM PST with 5 Recommends
By David Woolner, originally published on Next New Deal President Obama should begin his second term much like the first and demand stimulus to bolster a sagging economy . The only real capital ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Jan 31, 2013 at 01:32 PM PST with 14 Recommends
By Tim Price, originally published on Next New ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 07:32 AM PST with 8 Recommends
WWII Propaganda Poster What if we declared war on our fossil fuel dependency and waged a WWII type effort to wean ourselves off of its use and transform our economy to a non-polluting , renewable ...
by John Crapper
Comment Count 71 comments on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 09:00 AM PST with 63 Recommends
By David Woolner, originally posted on Next New Deal Click here to subscribe to the Roosevelt Institute's weekly newsletter. President Obama should use the fiscal cliff to shift the debate away ...
by Roosevelt Institute
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Dec 03, 2012 at 09:31 AM PST with 5 Recommends