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Herbert Hoover, Who?

Herbert Hoover

may have the


of being a President

no one remembers.

In other words -


He ruled

from 1929-33,

but  lost his popularity… 125 more words

The Vintage Book Poem Du Jour

Louvain, het lijden en het menselijk gebrek

De Blauwput, Martelarenlaan 11A, Leuven, zaterdag 12 juli 2014, 17:30. Er staat een groot gezelschap, bestaande uit druk pratende, in felblauw wielertenue gehulde  mannen van gemiddeld een jaar of vijftig in de ontvangsthal van de herberg. 1,189 more words

Engineering is a great profession.

While looking at the Bailong Elevator, also known as the Hundred Dragons Elevator, this famous quote came to mind.

“Engineering is a great profession. There is the satisfaction of watching a figment of the imagination emerge through the aid of science to a plan on paper. 142 more words

Bailong Elevator

Herbert Hoover's Anti-Market Policies Helped Turn an Economic Downturn into a Great Depression

There have been many truly awful presidents elected in the United States, but if I had to pick my least favorite, I might choose Herbert Hoover. 420 more words


Phineas Fahrquar reblogged this on Public Secrets and commented:

One of the things that opened my eyes to how badly History is taught in our schools was the realization that, far from being the laissez-faire conservative progressives made him out to be, Herbert Hoover was himself a statist whose policies helped turn a sharp recession into the Great Depression. Mitchell provides a good overview, including a must-see video from Prager University.

Life Savers Ministries removes billboard with quote from Adolf Hitler outside Village Mall in Auburn, Alabama

A billboard at the Village Mall in Auburn, Ala., features five smiling kids beneath a quote from Adolf Hitler: “He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.” 115 more words


5 ideas for improving children's lives

David L. Kirp, a public policy professor at University of California, Berkeley writes about five ideas to improve children’s lives in his 2011 book KIDS F1RST… 1,063 more words