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July 21, 1930

President Herbert Hoover signs Executive Order 5398 which establishes the Veterans Administration. The executive order he signs elevates the existing Veterans Bureau and three underlying agencies to federal status in order to “consolidate and coordinate Government activities affecting war veterans.” Brigadier General Frank T. 44 more words

Hoover “Meets the Fokker”

From the left: Anton Fokker, Herbert Hoover, F. Trubee Davison and Edward Warner

Those of a certain age have fond memories of Charles Schultz’s Peanuts comic strip. 399 more words

The Great Coup of 1916: 1 Democracy: Roots of Poison

The Secret Elite scorn democracy. They always have. The following series of blogs trace the activities through which they eventually replaced a democratically elected government with one in which they themselves took  complete control of the British  government from 1916.  2,784 more words

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Hoover's brush with the Boxers

In the late 1890s Herbert Hoover, the future 31st President of the United States, took his new bride to Tianjin in north China to pursue his career as a geologist. 32 more words

Damn you, Hoover

The Dodgy Perth team is spending some much needed downtime in Kalgoorlie. Like good historians, we booked ourselves into the Palace Hotel, which was probably much finer when it opened in 1897. 503 more words


Practical War-Pig Plan

When people think of the home front during a world war, the rationing of food and gasoline immediately come to mind.  But rationing was a feature of World War II, not World War I.  358 more words

Normal nobility

I am related to a former United States President. However, this does not make me US royalty or born of nobility.

Nobility has to do with “being noble in character, mind, birth or rank”. 172 more words