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The Model T or Tin Lizzie

On this day in 1926, Henry and Edsel Ford roll the last production Model T off the line at the Highland Park assembly plant, the…

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Infrastructure, the Transcontinental Railroad and Immigrants

On this day in 1869, the transcontinental railroad opens for through traffic when Central Pacific Rail Road President Leland Stanford ceremonially drives the gold “Last…

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Truman Leading the Free World through the Marshall Plan

On this day in 1948, President Harry S Truman signs the Marshall Plan into law. Officially it was entitled the European Recovery Program, an American…

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Denial Is the First Stage of Grief

If you’re anything like me – and if you are I truly feel sorry for you – you’re probably suffering from cabin fever by now. Just the…

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Pelosi and Schumer Should Stand Their Ground Against McConnell

“President Trump and Mitch McConnell are trying to put a corporate bailout ahead of millions of families.”– Joe BidenLet me be very clear here. I…

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$1 Trillion Isn’t Nearly Enough

“The risk of doing too little is greater than the risk of doing too much.”– Larry Summers on the 2009 stimulus package  Summers should know….

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