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By the time President Obama sat down with House Republicans on June 1 to talk about the exploding public debt, the economic data had been grim for days: another decline in home values, a new dip in consumer confidence and, just that morning, the lowest manufacturing-sector growth rate in more than a year and a dismal payroll report showing job growth far below expectations. In another era, these sorts of numbers would have led to a predictable chain of events for either a Republican or a Democratic President: rush to the cameras, empathize with those suffering the pain and declare that help is on the way.
“Actually, any one who gives the matter unbiased consideration will realize that it is for the benefit of the rich to plug loopholes in tax laws, since this raises more revenues without raising rates.” With this neat bit of logic, Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau Jr. last week opened the great 1937 hunt for rich tax dodgers launched so suddenly by him and Franklin Roosevelt early this month .
Happily married for 10 years, Richard Sharrard, a dance instructor, and Tina Tessina, a psychotherapist and writer, blend in nicely enough with their neighbors in the middle-class community of Long Beach, Calif. But the couple’s life-style is far from ordinary: Sharrard and Tessina are openly and unapologetically bisexual
After more than a year of bitter political debate and seemingly inescapable congressional deadlock, President Obama sat down in the White House East Room on March 23 and signed the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law with a stroke of his pen. And then another pen.
The political history of the 20th century can be written as the biographies of six men: Lenin, Stalin, Hitler, Mao Zedong, Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill.
A man from New Zealand last week stumbled over that beautiful and dangerous phrase, “United Nations.” Like many another man, stubbing his toe gave him an idea.”The United Nations” is President Roosevelt's label for the 28 nations which up to this week have signed the Roosevelt-Churchill Atlantic Charter . It may, according to the President, include any & all nations “which are, or which may be, rendering material assistance and contributions in the struggle for victory over Hitlerism.” But the label “United Nations” is dangerous because too many people think that it also signifies a fully effective body for the cooperative conduct of World War II.It does no such thing
Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1492. On Oct
After 30 years in the military, Roosevelt Dickerson wasn’t looking for a new career challenge. A retired Air Force chief master sergeant, he took some small-time jobs here and there for a few years nothing too strenuous, nothing too taxing.