Tagged: FDR

truman

Harry S. Truman: 33rd Retrospective

“Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007) Harry Truman was not a national or worldly figure. Many people were appalled that an ignoramus from Missouri, an...

roosevelt

Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR): 32nd Retrospective

“Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007) FDR was intelligent but not brilliant. He was pampered as the only child of aristocrats. He was crippled by...

resource war

How Cooperation Takes The War Out Of The Resource War

  With the world’s population growing and industrialization rising, competition for raw materials is intensifying, raising concerns about access to key natural resources for global consumption. In a globalized world, competition for limited resources igniting conflict is not unreasonable; however, an alternative rationale suggesting cooperation as an outcome of resource competition is...

political parties

This Is The Racism Behind Our Current Political Parties

  While Democratic President LBJ shepherded the 1964 Civil Rights Act to passage, 80 percent of Republicans in the House voted aye against 61 percent of Democrats. In the Senate, 82 percent of Republicans favored the law, but only 69 percent of Democrats. What the hell happened?   Barry Goldwater...