Tag Archives: Franklin D. Roosevelt

Time to Overthrow Our Rulers

By Thom Hartmann/ AlterNet/ January 8, 2018   Is it time to bring a monarchy to the United States? Or is it time to end one? The New York Times recently ran a fascinating article [3] by Leslie Wayne putting … Continue reading

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Forgotten Words, Forgotten Ideas

BPR Quote of the Day Fireside Chat, April 14, 1938

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The Big Lie–History Repeating Itself

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report The avalanche of lies and misrepresentations flowing from the propaganda outlets of the Republican Party, while disturbing in content and quantity, is hardly a new phenomenon. Going back nearly seventy years, the Republicans … Continue reading

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WALL STREET REFORM: GOING…GOING…GONE

How Wall Street Killed Financial Reform It’s bad enough that the banks strangled the Dodd-Frank law. Even worse is the way they did it – with a big assist from Congress and the White House. By Matt Taibbi/ Rolling Stone/ … Continue reading

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BPR Quote of the Day: The Owners of Government

“The real truth of the matter is, as you and I know, that a financial element in the large centers has owned the government of the U.S. since the days of Andrew Jackson.” Franklin D. Roosevelt    

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BPR Quote of the Day: Are You Listening, President Obama?

“A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.” –Martin Luther King, Jr.

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