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1937 New Dealers Edition. Seems like FDR was off his rocker. In the midst of these defeats, and the rising unemployment, Roosevelt became more explicit in describing a conspiracy of businessmen trying to undermine his administration. They were still avoiding taxes and refusing to invest in economic development. Morgenthau received first news of this conspiracy […]

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Oh, I meant 1937: I was impressed as never before by the utter lack of logic of the man, the scantiness of his precise knowledge of things that he was talking about, by the gross inaccuracies in his statements, by the almost pathological lack of sequence in his discussion, by the complete rectitude that he […]

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Businessmen are stupid! The news are all against me! Fake news! Here is Brain Truster Ray Moley (i.e. an FDR insider and supporter) on FDR: (FDR) then launched into a violent attack upon business men generally, saying that he had talked to a great many business men, in fact to more business men than had […]

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Every American school child and household by now understands that taking care of yourself, eating a balanced and healthy diet, exercising regularly, being aware of your vitals and overall well-being, living with clean air and water, those are the ways to remain healthier over your lifetime and maximize your chances of living a long life. […]

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1 This thread commemorates those brave politicians who didn't let lockdowns slow them down Send me other examples by DM, and I'll add them First, Deborah Birx: retiring in disgrace after gathering 2 households and 4 generations for a Thanksgiving partyhttps://t.co/LjktJbHeee — Bachman (@ElonBachman) December 22, 2020  

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I am just finishing up the absolutely gut-wrenching book from Frank Dikotter, Mao’s Great Famine.¬†Words cannot do it justice. Just as the Hiroshima story and the Auschwitz story and the slavery story must be told and retold and taught to our children, it would be unconscionable for all of us not to be very well […]

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In my house, we celebrate Thanksgiving, we celebrate Martin Luther King Day, we love the Fourth of July. We revere Veterans Day and celebrate May 8. We recognize and respect and learn from all of our mistakes and achievements, and believe that the American IDEA is an idea worth fighting for, worth preserving and protecting. […]

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For years I have waffled back and forth between being way too reactionary and concerned about the insane ideas that are put forth, or way too lax in trying to stay out of the news. For my own mental health and for what I thought would help contribute to good debate, I have chosen to […]

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It is obviously extremely hard to pin down a solid figure for how many people are going to be displaced due to the challenges posed by a warming planet. But virtually every publication I have read on the challenges of global warming rank the issue of “climate refugees” as both a serious political and economic […]

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Selling the Dream

Realtors are quite well known for trying to make their properties sound good, and use language and discuss amenities that potential customers find attractive. If inequality were such a huge concern, how come we don’t see reports of Gini Coefficients in real estate listings, or some other such similar measures? Now, sure, this is my […]

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