Posts Tagged ‘Franklin Roosevelt’

Book Saloon: Traitor to His Class

Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt By R.W. Brands (Doubleday, 2008) When the New Deal was in its infancy, amid a world in economic collapse and with fascism sweeping across Europe, Roosevelt rightly saw mass unemployment for the danger it was to American Democracy; many in the [...]

The Golden Rulers

Tomorrow the Supreme Court will hear a case, Citizens (sic) United vs. Federal Election Commission, in which Chief Justice (!) John “Moonface” Roberts has set his sights on eliminating all restrictions against corporate money in politics, and is clearly wasting no time while he temporarily has enough black-robed wingnuts by his side, to win with [...]