Sometimes it only takes one voice to start a chorus.
Anniversary of a Pivotal Moment in US History
Ted Cruz pulled his troll act on Dianne Feinstein and got schooled by Democrats over limitations on gun rights.
News for June 4, 1954. Tragedy aboard USS Bennington, 102 killed in blast. Sec. of Commerce admits "we're in a Recession". 16 cities added to list of Distressed Communities, already at 123. Gen. James van Fleet does not think U.S. needs to send troops to South East Asia. Sec. of State Dulles joins list of officials saying U.S. involvement in Indo-China is imminent. Gas prices purposely kept up. Solar Panels are introduced. Army-McCarthy Hearings continue with more noise than progress.
Newstalgia Thousand Yard Stare - first in a series of year-end broadcasts. Tonight - 1953 via NBC Radio from December 21, 1953.
Newstalgia Reference Room - Looking at the upcoming 1952 Presidential elections in 1951. Some eerie predictions which proved true. Better batting average than a lot since.
Whatever you may believe about the 111th Congress, they have been more productive than not in the past 20 months. Among their accomplishments: ARRA, health care reform, financial regulatory reform, and credit card reform. It is also true that
(Truman - fear was gripping the country and some people liked it that way) [media id=17669] There's a curious comparison to be made with our curre
(Drew Pearson - blowing whistles, making enemies) [media id=17009] The name Drew Pearson is probably not remembered at all these days, but in the
David Brooks excuses Liz Cheney and his "friend" Bill Kristol's fear mongering ad by saying we've been too mean to Dick Cheney. Instead of actually ad
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