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TR clearly was a RINO

Watching the first episode of PBS’s series on the Roosevelt family last night, I was struck once again by the notion that Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed himself to be a dedicated Republican, but didn’t act like one who is defined by today’s Grand Old Party. 276 more words

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FDR's Polio: The Steel in His Soul

No one will ever know the name of the boy scout who changed the world. Odds are even he never knew he had so great an impact on history. 945 more words

Doing Research at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library

Two years ago this week, I was conducting research for my book at the FDR Library. Well, that’s not entirely true. I was in Hyde Park, New York and I was using the library’s resources, but both the library and the museum were undergoing renovations. 392 more words

Franklin Roosevelt

The Ends Of Government

What strikes me most about the passage from Walton Hamilton is his second sentence, in which he wishes to deny to people the freedom to choose to join–or not join–a health service.  1,421 more words

Book Discussion: Rooseveltcare - How Social Security is Sabotaging the Land of Self-Reliance by Don Watkins

For an upcoming book discussion, I drafted the following announcement:

“ Social Security is immoral.” – Don Watkins

Come and join us for a discussion of Don Watkins’ new book…

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Workers Unite!

A very happy Labor Day to all!

Today we celebrate workers – you know, the humans who actually produce the wealth that the rich like to appropriate. 115 more words