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Baltimore Sun
You may not like media, but you need themin the Great Depression and the world was just years away from the big showdown
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
in the Great Depression and the world was just years away from the big showdown between democracy and despotism, President Franklin Roosevelt said that “the only thing we have to fear is fear itself." I wonder what he’d say about his most recent... Read more
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MLive.com
Columbus Day replaced, but 'racist' Kalamazoo fountain remainsto celebrating the voyage of Christopher Columbus. Columbus Day became Federal
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
to celebrating the voyage of Christopher Columbus. Columbus Day became Federal Holiday in 1934 under the pen of President Franklin Roosevelt to commemorate the voyage of the Italian navigator, who sailed to the Americas on behalf of Spain in 1492.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
No nukes, more warmore rather than less likely. Those who have done the most for world peace ove
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
more rather than less likely. Those who have done the most for world peace over the past century or so--Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman and Ronald Reagan among them--never won the Nobel Peace Prize. Terrorists (Yasser Arafat),... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Fed To Trump: It's Our Stock Market Bubble, Not Yours5. As Bloomberg reports, going by the pace of gains, the 19 percent increase i
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
5. As Bloomberg reports, going by the pace of gains, the 19 percent increase in the S&P 500 since Trump’s victory trails Franklin Roosevelt, Bill Clinton, Herbert Hoover, George H. W. Bush and John F. Kennedy. However. For the #MAGA crowd -... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Neal Katyal shares stories, insight, in law school lectureoffice admitting fault in two cases involving American citizens of Japanese des
The Toledo Blade / Posted 8 days ago
office admitting fault in two cases involving American citizens of Japanese descent during World War II. President Franklin Roosevelt ordered anyone of Japanese ancestry, citizen or not, living on the West Coast be subject to a curfew, then... Read more
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Breitbart
Rebuild Puerto Rico Before Border Wall, Says Latino Professorin order to rebuild Puerto Rico from the near total destruction left in the wak
Breitbart / Posted 8 days ago
in order to rebuild Puerto Rico from the near total destruction left in the wake of Hurricane Maria, Salon reported. “[Franklin] Roosevelt was the president, and as you know, he was surrounded by a brain trust of people who were there to serve... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Neal Katyal shares stories, insight, in law school lectureoffice admitting fault in two cases involving American citizens of Japanese des
The Toledo Blade / Posted 8 days ago
office admitting fault in two cases involving American citizens of Japanese descent during World War II. President Franklin Roosevelt ordered anyone of Japanese ancestry, citizen or not, living on the West Coast be subject to a curfew, then... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
House panel: Replace Confederate statue with one of black educatorwhat became Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, held numerous rules, i
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 9 days ago
what became Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, held numerous rules, including serving as an adviser to President Franklin Roosevelt. Henry said the university has offered to cover the cost of creating the statue and that Bethune would... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
House moves forward with Mary McLeod Bethune statuewhat became Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, held numerous rules, i
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
what became Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, held numerous rules, including serving as an adviser to President Franklin Roosevelt. Henry said the university has offered to cover the cost of creating the statue and that Bethune would... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Local voices: Our first 100 daysThe tradition of marking the first 100 days in office came from President Frank
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
The tradition of marking the first 100 days in office came from President Franklin Roosevelt who was combating the disaster of the Great Depression with a barrage of proactive legislation. Fortunately for Starkville that isn't a problem we have to... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Science Tells Us This Is All Truelobby groups, the United States Congress passed a law enshrining Columbus Day a
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
lobby groups, the United States Congress passed a law enshrining Columbus Day as a national holiday. President Franklin Roosevelt quickly signed the bill into law, and the very first Columbus Day was celebrated in October of that... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Harkin, 4 congressional candidates headline Sioux City Democratic eventHopkins was born in Sioux City and became a key adviser to President Franklin R
Sioux City Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Hopkins was born in Sioux City and became a key adviser to President Franklin Roosevelt during the recovery from the Great Depression and during World War II. Hopkins led the Works Progress Administration efforts that built improvements in Sioux... Read more
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FOX Business
When Bad Things Happen to Good Markets: Part 1 of Our Series on U.S. Downturnsof this? Housel: This is where things could get political, and a lot of people
FOX Business / Posted 12 days ago
of this? Housel: This is where things could get political, and a lot of people still disagree with this 90 years later. Franklin Roosevelt is elected in 1932. He starts the New Deal. There's that element of it, of economic stimulus from the New... Read more
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FOX Business
When Bad Things Happen to Good Markets: Part 1 of Our Series on U.S. Downturnsof this? Housel: This is where things could get political, and a lot of people
FOX Business / Posted 12 days ago
of this? Housel: This is where things could get political, and a lot of people still disagree with this 90 years later. Franklin Roosevelt is elected in 1932. He starts the New Deal. There's that element of it, of economic stimulus from the New... Read more
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FOX News
World War I Museum hoping to uncover lost pieces of iconic muralhome. The artist also painted new faces into the mural: Carrier-Belleuse and G
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
home. The artist also painted new faces into the mural: Carrier-Belleuse and Gorguet, former presidents Harry Truman and Franklin Roosevelt, and a Woodrow Wilson-like quote. The revised Pantheon made its debut at the museum in 1959 after more... Read more
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FOX News
World War I Museum hoping to uncover lost pieces of iconic muralhome. The artist also painted new faces into the mural: Carrier-Belleuse and G
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
home. The artist also painted new faces into the mural: Carrier-Belleuse and Gorguet, former presidents Harry Truman and Franklin Roosevelt, and a Woodrow Wilson-like quote. The revised Pantheon made its debut at the museum in 1959 after more... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Gubernatorial candidate at UI: State must invest more in higher edthis unicorn to arrive then eventually the systems are going to bankrupt." Paw
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
this unicorn to arrive then eventually the systems are going to bankrupt." Pawar said his agenda — which, pilfering from Franklin Roosevelt he calls "the new deal" — calls for more education funding and a graduated income tax, state-subsidized... Read more
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Philly.com
Should Philadelphia say 'Goodbye, Columbus?'and Ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue, discovering America and opening
Philly.com / Posted 14 days ago
and Ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue, discovering America and opening a new world to settlement. President Franklin Roosevelt proclaimed Columbus Day a federal holiday in 1937, and in 1971 President Nixon permanently set the... Read more
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The Forward
Honoring Philip Roth In Newark, Robert Caro Spoke Of Civil Rights, Power And Morality“but in fact that’s not correct. What happened, really, was that the last major
The Forward / Posted 14 days ago
“but in fact that’s not correct. What happened, really, was that the last major piece of social welfare legislation that Franklin Roosevelt passed was a minor act that got passed at the beginning of 1938. He never got another piece of major... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Report shows 554,124 West Virginians lack broadband accesssays that affects 462,020 living in rural areas and 92,104 in urban areas. Man
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 15 days ago
says that affects 462,020 living in rural areas and 92,104 in urban areas. Manchin says that in the 1930s, President Franklin Roosevelt understood that every American needed reliable electricity to succeed in that economy, but utilities were... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'I did not know if I would survive,' says Pearl Harbor veteran, 75 years laterlucky," said Hammond, one of South Florida's last known survivors of the milita
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
lucky," said Hammond, one of South Florida's last known survivors of the military strike on Dec. 7, 1941, what President Franklin Roosevelt called "a date which will live in infamy." "And I feel a little guilty," he said, his eyes growing misty... Read more
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Reuters
Key employment dispute leaves Supreme Court dividedthe workers would imperil “the entire heart of the New Deal,” laws and programs
Reuters / Posted 17 days ago
the workers would imperil “the entire heart of the New Deal,” laws and programs enacted in the 1930s under President Franklin Roosevelt to help workers during the Great Depression. “I haven’t seen a way that you can, in fact, win the case,... Read more
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Newsmax
Supreme Court Divided Over Key Employment Disputewould imperil "the entire heart of the New Deal," a reference to laws and progr
Newsmax / Posted 17 days ago
would imperil "the entire heart of the New Deal," a reference to laws and programs enacted in the 1930s under President Franklin Roosevelt to help workers during the Great Depression. Fellow liberal Ruth Bader Ginsburg made similar remarks,... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. Supreme Court divided over key employment disputewould imperil “the entire heart of the New Deal,” a reference to laws and progr
Reuters / Posted 17 days ago
would imperil “the entire heart of the New Deal,” a reference to laws and programs enacted in the 1930s under President Franklin Roosevelt to help workers during the Great Depression. Fellow liberal Ruth Bader Ginsburg made similar remarks,... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"This Is A Crisis Greater Than Any Government Can Handle": The $400 Trillion Global Retirement Gapreach that point, or would at least live just a few years beyond retirement. A
Zero Hedge / Posted 19 days ago
reach that point, or would at least live just a few years beyond retirement. As I have pointed out in past letters, when Franklin Roosevelt created Social Security for people over 65 years old, US life expectancy was about 56 years. If the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Indian PM Narendra Modi resurrects Franklin Roosevelt's fireside chats to bypass the mediaway of sidelining the role of the traditional media and letting Modi communicat
Canberra Times / Posted 19 days ago
way of sidelining the role of the traditional media and letting Modi communicate with people directly, like US President Franklin Roosevelt who began the idea of the 'fireside chat' with the nation - a series of 28 radio broadcasts. But, he said,... Read more
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WA Today
Modi resurrects Roosevelt's fireside chats to bypass the mediaway of sidelining the role of the traditional media and letting Modi communicat
WA Today / Posted 20 days ago
way of sidelining the role of the traditional media and letting Modi communicate with people directly, like US President Franklin Roosevelt who began the idea of the 'fireside chat' with the nation - a series of 28 radio broadcasts. But, he said,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Indian PM Narendra Modi resurrects Franklin Roosevelt's fireside chats to bypass the mediaway of sidelining the role of the traditional media and letting Modi communicat
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 20 days ago
way of sidelining the role of the traditional media and letting Modi communicate with people directly, like US President Franklin Roosevelt who began the idea of the 'fireside chat' with the nation - a series of 28 radio broadcasts. But, he said,... Read more
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The Age
Indian PM Narendra Modi resurrects Franklin Roosevelt's fireside chats to bypass the mediaway of sidelining the role of the traditional media and letting Modi communicat
The Age / Posted 20 days ago
way of sidelining the role of the traditional media and letting Modi communicate with people directly, like US President Franklin Roosevelt who began the idea of the 'fireside chat' with the nation - a series of 28 radio broadcasts. But, he said,... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
POST TIME: The World War II Palm Beach take-down of Baron Von OpelPepper said had been a victim of the Nazis and had been a refugee in America.
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
Pepper said had been a victim of the Nazis and had been a refugee in America. “Fritz Von Opel is about as much a Nazi as Franklin Roosevelt,” said George A. Salley, an attorney who helped the Opels. News reports suggest the effort failed and he... Read more
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The Hill
Trump's tweets distract us from America's pressing challengesnewspapers to magnify the impact of his eloquent speeches urging resolution in
The Hill / Posted 22 days ago
newspapers to magnify the impact of his eloquent speeches urging resolution in conflict and conciliation in victory. Franklin Roosevelt similarly used the radio to reach the living room of nearly every American with his “fireside chats,”... Read more
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Roll Call
Congress and the Weakest President Since the 1920slapse during the era of strong presidential leadership. The imperial presidenc
Roll Call / Posted 22 days ago
lapse during the era of strong presidential leadership. The imperial presidency was largely a creation of Democrats from Franklin Roosevelt to Lyndon Johnson. Congress playing its original role as a true co-equal branch of government is an... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
A permanent home for ‘rational’ dialogue and debatein the footsteps of his cousin, President “Teddy” Roosevelt, who graced the clu
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 26 days ago
in the footsteps of his cousin, President “Teddy” Roosevelt, who graced the club stage in 1907, in 1932 President Franklin Roosevelt gave his famous “New Deal” address from its podium. More recently, the likes of Tom Friedman, Madeline... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Voices Who Oppose The Removal Of Confederate Statues In Dallasthat should have stayed. It was not placed by the KKK. It was not placed by neo
KERA North Texas / Posted 27 days ago
that should have stayed. It was not placed by the KKK. It was not placed by neo-Nazis. It was placed by the famous fascist Franklin Roosevelt, who came here as president and dedicated it right out in the open with no crazies, no KKK and certainly... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Voices From Those Against The Removal Of Confederate Statues In Dallasthat should have stayed. It was not placed by the KKK. It was not placed by neo
KERA North Texas / Posted 27 days ago
that should have stayed. It was not placed by the KKK. It was not placed by neo-Nazis. It was placed by the famous fascist Franklin Roosevelt, who came here as president and dedicated it right out in the open with no crazies, no KKK and certainly... Read more
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Salon.com
John McCain opposes GOP health care repeal billthe Civil War after his former foe's election. Eighty years later, Wendell Will
Salon.com / Posted 27 days ago
the Civil War after his former foe's election. Eighty years later, Wendell Willkie became a staunch ally of President Franklin Roosevelt during World War II, despite the latter having bested him in the 1940 contest. Now Sen. John McCain of... Read more
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Daily Press
World War IIDaily Press interview five years ago, the Hampton resident recalled how he brim
Daily Press / Posted 27 days ago
Daily Press interview five years ago, the Hampton resident recalled how he brimmed with enthusiasm when, in 1942, President Franklin Roosevelt issued... Over the past year, African-American contributions to science, technology, engineering and... Read more
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Canberra Times
Assassins review: Hayes Theatre hits bullseye with a troubling musicaloutrage by shooting dead President James A. Garfield in 1881. Zangara (a bristl
Canberra Times / Posted 28 days ago
outrage by shooting dead President James A. Garfield in 1881. Zangara (a bristling Martin Crewes), who took a potshot at Franklin Roosevelt in 1933, had mental health issues and a burning sense of injustice. "Squeaky" Fromme (Hannah... Read more
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The Age
Assassins review: Hayes Theatre hits bullseye with a troubling musicaloutrage by shooting dead President James A. Garfield in 1881. Zangara (a bristl
The Age / Posted 28 days ago
outrage by shooting dead President James A. Garfield in 1881. Zangara (a bristling Martin Crewes), who took a potshot at Franklin Roosevelt in 1933, had mental health issues and a burning sense of injustice. "Squeaky" Fromme (Hannah... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Assassins review: Hayes Theatre hits bullseye with a troubling musicaloutrage by shooting dead President James A. Garfield in 1881. Zangara (a bristl
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 28 days ago
outrage by shooting dead President James A. Garfield in 1881. Zangara (a bristling Martin Crewes), who took a potshot at Franklin Roosevelt in 1933, had mental health issues and a burning sense of injustice. "Squeaky" Fromme (Hannah... Read more
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The News & Observer
A term, and a president, both unfinished“Obamacare” and not much enthusiasm for any plan Republicans have put forward.
The News & Observer / Posted 29 days ago
“Obamacare” and not much enthusiasm for any plan Republicans have put forward. Eight months. No, better: Eight months? Franklin Roosevelt reorganized an entire economy, and gave a country in emotional peril reason to hope. Ronald Reagan,... Read more
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JTA
Why Trump’s UN speech thrilled Netanyahu — for the moment, anywayfrom the robust interventionist role that to varying degrees has characterized
JTA / Posted 30 days ago
from the robust interventionist role that to varying degrees has characterized U.S. foreign policy since the presidency of Franklin Roosevelt. Indeed, that undergirded the U.S.-led effort following World War II and its devastation to establish the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Trump says ‘bureaucracy’ holding UN backafter his remarks. “The United Nations has tremendous potential and we’ll see
The Manila Times / Posted a month ago
after his remarks. “The United Nations has tremendous potential and we’ll see how it works out.” Although US president Franklin Roosevelt was instrumental to midwifing the United Nations into existence, the American public has proven more... Read more
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Al.com
Risky move by Trump in Alabama perplexes supporters, punditssaid the closest political parallel to Trump's visit to Alabama during a primar
Al.com / Posted a month ago
said the closest political parallel to Trump's visit to Alabama during a primary was in 1938, when President Franklin Roosevelt visited Georgia to encourage Democratic voters to back a candidate who supported his New Deal platform.... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Trump says 'bureaucracy' holding UN backafter his remarks. "The United Nations has tremendous potential and we'll see h
Channel NewsAsia / Posted a month ago
after his remarks. "The United Nations has tremendous potential and we'll see how it works out." Although US president Franklin Roosevelt was instrumental to midwifing the United Nations into existence, the American public has proven more... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
OPINION, Daniel Buffington: Lost bargaining power feeds financial inequalitythe Great Depression. Then two things happened. There was a huge surge in unio
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted a month ago
the Great Depression. Then two things happened. There was a huge surge in union organizing with the birth of the CIO, and Franklin Roosevelt won the 1932 election and delivered on his promise of a New Deal. Workers won the 40-hour work week,... Read more
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Newsweek
Ken Burns' new documentary exposes the emotion behind the Vietnam Warhard to think of this time as something we’ll look back on with pride in 50 yea
Newsweek / Posted 1 months ago
hard to think of this time as something we’ll look back on with pride in 50 years. BURNS: In the early years of Franklin Roosevelt, in the depths of the Depression, as many countries were flipping to a totalitarian thing, the question... Read more
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Breitbart
Jeffrey Lord: Hillary Clinton Is the New David DukePresident of this great American century.” One FDR accomplishment after another
Breitbart / Posted 1 months ago
President of this great American century.” One FDR accomplishment after another was recalled by Clinton — except one. Franklin Roosevelt is the president who went out of his way to appoint a lifetime member of the Ku Klux Klan — progressive... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Jim Rickards' "Golden Solution" To America's Debt Crisisthink this is possible? It’s happened in the U.S. twice in the past 80 years.
Zero Hedge / Posted 1 months ago
think this is possible? It’s happened in the U.S. twice in the past 80 years. The first time was in 1933 when President Franklin Roosevelt ordered an increase in the gold price from $20.67 per ounce to $35.00 per ounce, nearly a 75% rise in the... Read more

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