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Scary Word

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BPR Quote of the Day: American Gestapo

“I never would have agreed to the formulation of the Central Intelligence Agency back in ’47, if I had known it would become the American Gestapo. ”  — Harry S Truman (1961)

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Ronald Reagan Complaining About Corporate Profits

Excerpts from his 1948 campaign speech for Democrats: “This is Ronald Reagan speaking to you from Hollywood. You know me as a motion picture actor but tonight I’m just a citizen pretty concerned about the national election next month and … Continue reading

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Truman vs. Obama

Some political observers have recently compared President Obama’s more assertive tone of late to Harry Truman. For example: Heading into a tough re-election campaign, President Barack Obama has been railing against Congress to pass his jobs plan and casting Republicans … Continue reading

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