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5 Ways You Should Celebrate National Bill of Rights Day

A very important U.S holiday is here — one that far too many Americans are unaware of. It offers civilians a great chance to be informed of our tradition of liberty and the right to defend our heritage. 281 more words


Allegro on the River Elbe - 2. Potsdam

From East Berlin we coached to Potsdam, a ride of about 1 1/2 hours and spent the rest of the morning visiting the Cecilienhof Palace. 370 more words


First Person: Sober Imagery of Pearl Harbor Remains with WWII Navy Veteran

This is from Yahoo News.

We have one man’s story of  how his life changed.

Yahoo News asked Americans deeply impacted by the Dec. 7, 1941, 431 more words

President Roosevelt's Pet Scottie, Fala

The immortalising of US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt ‘s Scottie Fala in a statue at FDR’s musuem caught my eye instantly. As I was focusing, a young boy moved to sit next to Fala with his own Scottie.   1,652 more words

Life & Times

Roosevelt prolonged the depression in the US by seven years

Here’s a story that has only ever been unknown to Keynesian economists: FDR’s policies prolonged Depression by 7 years, UCLA economists calculate. Whether they have properly explained what exactly Roosevelt did wrong is another story, but at least there is finally some acknowledgement that his economic policies were directly at fault a mere eighty years after the fact. 623 more words

Economic Theory And Policy