In what is shaping up to be a year of setbacks for the Republican Party's far right, last Friday's budget deal can only be seen as yet another defeat. Senator Ted Cruz labeled the deal “a slap in the face to conservatives.” … [Read more...]
Miraculously the Republicans Rediscover the Average American
As if by magic, the Republican Party has rediscovered most of the rest of us. My neck is still stiff from the political whiplash I sustained when the Grand Old Party radically made its 180-degree course change back to the political middle. … [Read more...]
Khazei Looks to Popular Uprising
Speaking with us today at Left Ahead, Alan Khazei remains astonishingly energized and optimistic. He is convinced that as a nation we shall find our way out of the economic and political messes we are in today. He does think that doing so … [Read more...]
Keep the new deal alive!!!
we need to keep the new deal alive, we need to carry the torch lit by FDR and carried by a multitude of our fellow democrats and carried by OUR TED KENNEDY. We must never extinquish the fire the burns within us to keep the dream alive, the … [Read more...]
A New Way to Attack New Deal Liberalism
I had an interesting conversation in Chicago last Monday evening with Michael Barone of U.S. News and World Report about Shlaes. His comments only reinforced the points I have been making, although his vantage point is a bit different from … [Read more...]
Seventy Five Years Ago Today: FDR Nominated for President!
Want to be a part of discussing and preserving New Deal history? Subscribe to the FDR Center Museum's New Deal Information Service (NDIS) to keep informed and updated about how Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and the New Deal are being … [Read more...]
Studs Terkel Remarks on FDR Center Museum (Video)
I am happy to report that recently Studs celebrated his 95th birthday, and is as wonderful as ever! I have put the video made by Studs online at our FDR Center Museum website for the first time so that you may view yourself this very … [Read more...]
Celebrating and Sustaining the New Deal Legacy!
FDR's historic New Deal speech of 75 years ago is now available at our FDR American Heritage Center Website.July 2, 2007 therefore marks the beginning of our commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the launch of the New Deal, which ushered … [Read more...]
Why the New Deal Matters
Our goal through the FDR Center Museum, a non-profit organization of Roosevelt and New Deal history, has been to share with the public the legacy of the Greatest Generation. Sometimes our work is difficult, but we persevere. I hope that … [Read more...]
Remembrance: D-Day 63rd Anniversary
In that spirit, the Franklin D. Roosevelt American Heritage Center Museum proudly presents FDR's D-Day Prayer online at the FDR American Heritage Center Website. … [Read more...]