Great Depression

#OWS, Class Warfare And A History Lesson On The Bonus Army Of The 1930's

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.

A Word Or Two From FDR About Budgets And Bailouts - 1935

(FDR - keeping it plain and simple) Note: This is a post from last year, but considering the current state of the budget, is more than timely. On November 29, 1935 President Roosevelt delivered an address to a crowd estimated at 100,000 in