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“Action … and action now.”

This week, Obama takes another cue from FDR as he calls for “action and action now” in his weekly address. There’s a great exhibit at the FDR Library & Museum called “Action And Action Now” that I highly recommend.

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FDR Library & Museum in desperate straits

The New York Times reported recently that the FDR Presidential Library and Museum is in serious disrepair. In fact, conditions are so bad that the irreplaceable collections of documents from FDR’s presidency are endangered. The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library … Continue reading

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Franklin Delano Obama?

NYT columnist and Nobel laureate Paul Krugman thinks FDR can be an inspiration for the Obama administration — but he thinks Obama needs to go further than FDR did in spending to revitalize the economy: The political lesson is that … Continue reading

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