Tag Archives: Obama and FDR

Only Yesterday

Maybe we were living in the Roaring Twenties and September 2008 was our 1929 – with an absurdly overleveraged economy collapsing, again. We did this once before. Really – Fredrick Lewis Allen’s Only Yesterday is the best popular history of … Continue reading

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Preview of Coming Attractions: Another Sequel

While social conservatives – those values voters as the pollsters call them – hate what Hollywood is doing to America, and has always done to America, the fact of the matter is that Hollywood doesn’t shape American values. Everyone out … Continue reading

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