New Deal

“What’s at Stake: Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act”

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

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Robert Byrd and a History of Poltical Racism in America

Monday, August 6th, 2012

Share on Facebook “Byrd, who died in June 2010 at age 92, had sought the FBI intelligence while suspecting that communists and subversives were guiding the civil rights cause, the records show.” Now that a child of the Civil Rights movement is President and he is accused of the same thing. Weird how that works. […]

Liberalism, Conservatism and the Future

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

Share on Facebook At the end of the 19th century, Populist farmers pushed for the Federal government to rein in the abusive practices of banks and railroads.  At the beginning of the 20th century, the Progressive movement actually convinced the Federal government to break up monopolies and protect consumers from unsafe food and drugs.  During […]

Concentrated Power: Why We Need Regulated Capitalism

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

Share on Facebook Our founding fathers knew that concentrated power hurts society. They wrote a constitution that divided political power into three branches. This system has served us well for over two hundred years, protecting us from tyranny. The founders didn’t foresee today’s vast concentration of economic power and the destruction it could bring. We, […]