All Articles on Franklin Roosevelt

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It's Time for Bush to Tell the Truth
After the 1961 Bay of Pigs disaster, when the CIA tried to invade Cuba and failed, President John Kennedy took personal responsibility and ordered an independent investigation. The incompetent invasion actually had been planned during the Eisenhower administration, so JFK could easily blamed the...
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Iraq and the Economy
U.S. Representative Dennis J. Kucinich Swearing-In Ceremony Sunday, January 5, 2003 Cleveland, Ohi My fellow Americans, in this ceremony we recognize the power of the people in a democracy to create self-government. For you have truly lifted me, as a lowly servant, up from your midst to serve our...
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Enron's Fall: FDR's Ghost
When the Enron story first broke, Vice President's Cheney's spin-mistress, Mary Matalin, dismissed it as unimportant. Referring to Bill Clinton's Monica Lewinsky scandal (which really was unimportant), it doesn't even involve a "blue dress," she insisted. But the Enron scandal is important; and not...
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War & Peace: And They Call It Thanksgiving
There are few things sadder than a Thanksgiving table surrounded by empty chairs. Wartime brings such heart-wrenching tableaux: the missing soldier, the absent daughter, the stranded son. And now the missing include a strange new category: the father who was incinerated while sitting at a desk or...
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