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Socialism, Communism, and Capitalism...

Fascism

By Sheldon Richmond

 As an economic system, fascism is socialism with a capitalist veneer. The word derives from fasces, the Roman symbol of… 1,425 more words

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I find it hard to accept compliments from people as I don’t see myself as anything particularly special- I’m just a normal person. I was told to stop comparing myself to other people and then I’d realise how great I was- I still don’t run around shouting about what an amazing person I am but it definitely makes you think.

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Happy Columbus Day!

October 13, 2014 is

Columbus Day

Celebrate Columbus Day! In 1492, Christopher Columbus set sail on a voyage to find a shorter trade route to Asia. 98 more words

Holidays

The Irony of Democracy

The question of the judiciary’s proper role in a democracy is raised when courts are perceived to be powerful policy-making bodies.

Prior to Franklin Roosevelt’s presidency, political liberals scorned the Supreme Court as a bastion of conservative constitutional obscurantism. 181 more words

Politics

A New New Deal?

Over time, the U.S. presidency has become a more powerful office, so much so that presidents are the focal point of national politics. However, presidential ability to accomplish goals depends on personal capacity for leadership, national and international conditions, the specific stage upon which a president plays, partisan composition of Congress, and whether the issue is foreign or domestic. 168 more words

Politics

F.D.R.'s Visit to Hobcaw Barony, Georgetown, S.C. (April-May 1944)

In my previous post, I examined F.D.R.’s visit to Hobcaw Barony which lasted from April to May 1944. Above is original, uncut footage of his trip.   26 more words

Hobcaw Barony