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The Very Political History of Annie

The new version of Annie — in theaters Friday — doesn’t exactly shy away from its New Deal origins. Mere minutes of the film have passed before the newest actress to step into the orphan’s shoes, Quvenzhané Wallis, is talking about Franklin Roosevelt and the Great Depression. 839 more words

Elizabeth Warren to Citigroup: "...Dodd-Frank isn't perfect. It should have broken you into pieces!" [VIDEO, @ 6m10s]

Partial transcript* starting at 5m25s:

Democrats don’t like Wall Street bailouts. Republicans don’t like Wall Street bailouts. The American people are disgusted by Wall Street bailouts…

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LPAC Policy Committee Discussion --- 15 December 2014

The Republican agenda can destroy the United States. Will  American citizens have the courage to reject Jeb Bush, the Bush legacy, and instead join with the BRICS union?


David Stockman Talks Historical Dominoes with Political Badger

Today I had the pleasure of interviewing David Stockman.  He is a former Congressman from Michigan, former Director of the Office of Management and Budget under President Ronald Reagan, and former partner at The Blackstone Group.   110 more words

Political Badger

One Summer: America 1927 by Bill Bryson

This is one of those books that encompass so much that you are still digesting it weeks after finishing it. When I told my mother what I was reading, she said the title sounded like a romance novel and was surprised when I told her it was a history book. 533 more words

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TINFOILHAT: FDR and Pearl Harbor?


Did FDR Provoke Pearl Harbor?
By Patrick J. Buchanan
December 9, 2014

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At a Nov. 25 meeting of FDR’s war council, Secretary of War Henry Stimson’s notes speak of the prevailing consensus: “The question was how we should maneuver them (the Japanese) into … firing the first shot without allowing too much danger to ourselves.”’ 68 more words