Herbert Hoover

Hat tip WaPo. John King asks if the easing of roles for women in combat is a good thing. And Santorum answers with: "“I want to create every Read more...
Rachel Maddow and New York Magazine's Frank Rich did a wonderful job of giving her viewers a little history lesson for those who are not already aware of the struggles, protests and turmoil that Americans experienced when they were living through similar times as we are now with severe income disparity, a government that was only responsive to the ultra-rich and and uprisings that eerily resemble what we're seeing now with the Occupy Wall Street movement. Read more...
From CNN's In the Arena, former Labor Secretary Robert Reich weighed in on the second GOP presidential "debate" held this week and the fact that all of the Republicans sounded like they were reading a page from Herbert Hoover's economic Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - Revamping The Supreme Court In1937
(Interior Secretary Harold L. Ickes - Senator Alben W. Barkley - Message bearers) (Note: This is a repost from 2009 - the memory jog continues) 1937 was the year President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued a bill which would raise the number of Read more...
In the wake of the mortgage meltdown, a dangerous theme is emerging. On its face, it seems perfectly reasonable and even attractive, especially to Read more...

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Digby did an excellent job of laying out how deficit hawk Paul Ryan was touting Herbert Hoover's economic policies during this interview on Hardball a Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room: Governor Calvin Coolidge - 1918
(Calvin Coolidge - did for the Tribal Headdress what Dukakis did for the Tank) Todays installment of the Reference room brings Governor of Massachu Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room: Herbert Hoover  In 1932
(Herbert Hoover - no doubt turning somersaults) The name Herbert Hoover has been invoked in a lot of conversation and blogs the past few days with Read more...
From The Cafferty File: President Obama has the chance to use tomorrow's State of the Union address to reset his agenda and refocus the attention of Read more...
The End Of The Republican Party . . . In 1948
(Republican angst - hand wringing is timeless) As the election returns poured in proclaiming Harry Truman the surprise winner in 1948 (much to the Read more...