“Goo-Goo”? Gag Me.
Paul Krugman wants Barack Obama to “make government cool” and figures that the best way to do that is to follow through on the “clean government” standard supposedly set by Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the New Deal. Amity Shlaes reminds us just how “good government” FDR really was when she discusses the prosecution–or persecution–of former Treasury Secretary Andrew Mellon by the Roosevelt Administration: When the | Read More »
Barack Obama and the WPA 2.0
Cross-posted from UncommonRight. We’ll put people back to work rebuilding our crumbling roads and bridges, modernizing schools that are failing our children, and building wind farms and solar panels; fuel-efficient cars and the alternative energy technologies that can free us from our dependence on foreign oil and keep our economy competitive in the years ahead. ~Barack Obama, November 22, 2008 Where, exactly does Barack Obama | Read More »
Did Obama ask Hillary to commincate to FDR?
I don’t care if he has apologized the Nancy Reagan… President-Elect Obama has already shown his contempt and arrogance for other people. (Like this is the first time or something) If some of you don’t know what I am talking about:
Paul Rubin sees the Future. Is Obama FDR?
There is very little doubt the election of FDR in 1932 was a reaction to dire economic straights and a nation’s deep search for change. The stock market had crashed, unemployment was rising and the country was headed for a deep recession. What followed in the years of FDR’s administrations and Democratic majorities in Congress was nothing less than stunning. It was a monumental intrusion | Read More »
OBAMA: REINCARNATION OF FDR?
In a move many believe is designed to attract undecided New Age and Spiritualist voters, the Obama campaign is rumored to be ready to release information proving that he is the living reincarnation of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. According to sources close to the investigation that lead to this astounding news, Obama met with a number of members of the Roosevelt Family and was able to | Read More »
The Man Who Corrupted Washington
In this age of “neoconservatism,” many Americans feel that the federal government has grown too large for our own good—that President Bush has breeched his “contract” with us, expanded the Washingtonian influence beyond its “concrete slab” borders, and has, on several occasions, acted like Big Brother in order to accomplish his evil bidding. I exaggerate, of course; but the majority of the country disapproves of | Read More »