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New Deal Data Gone Awry

Critics of the New Deal assail the consensus history that… FDR’s social programs helped the US out of the Great Depression.  Their objections are based on two faulty parameters of statistical analysis: 173 more words

History

Ace Collins Author Interview + Giveaway

This week, I’m thrilled to introduce to you a fellow WWII author, Ace Collins. He’s a master storyteller. He’s recently released a new volume of  1,276 more words

Historical Fiction

The History Of The CIA

(THIS ARTICLE IS COURTESY OF THE ‘CIA FACTBOOK’)

History of the CIA

CIA’s Family Tree

Like all government agencies, the CIA was not created overnight and functioning at full capacity the following morning. 1,686 more words

Govermnent

Trump and FDR

“Politics makes strange bedfellows.”

That old cliche, dating back to the 1800s when politicians commonly shared beds in boardinghouses in Washington, now has an even stranger new life. 186 more words

Public Policy

A Veterans Day to Remember: 11/11/42

By Paul Sparrow, Director FDR Library

Every year on November 11th people all over the world honor and thank those who served their country. Today in the United States November 11th is known as Veterans Day, but until 1954 it was Armistice Day, honoring the millions who had served or been killed in World War I.  1,309 more words

FDR

ContemporaryAThon and Tome Topple TBRs

So there are a zillion readathons going on this month, and as much as I want to participate in all of them, it’s just not realistic. 1,111 more words

Miscellaneous

TRUMP STOCK MARKET HAS BEST FIRST YEAR SINCE 1945

  • The Dow has soared 28.5% since Election Day 2016

( Fox Business ) Stocks have been on a tear ever since President Donald Trump surprised the political world with an election victory on Nov. 124 more words

POLITICS