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Above: General Electric president Gerald Swope David Leonhart had a piece in the Times yesterday that repeats a commonly-held notion about the mid-century American economy: that CEO’s were kindlier and gentler, less greedy and accepting of unions. The October 1944 edition of Fortune magazine carried an article by a corporate executive that makes for amazing […]
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Above: Works Progress Administration project, Utah Mittens’ daughter is pretty bright. From open borders to government-guaranteed jobs, today’s Democrats are no longer the party of FDR. https://t.co/MOyahsJFEm — Ronna McDaniel (@GOPChairwoman) July 21, 2018 If there’s one thing FDR hated, it’s government work programs. I mean, sure there’s the TVA, CCC, PWA, WPA, FSA, RA, […]
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This is the grave of Hugh Johnson. Born in Fort Scott, Kansas in 1881, Johnson’s grew up in Oklahoma. His family worked to get him into West Point, which the young man desperately wanted. When it turned out that one of Oklahoma’s choices was too old, Johnson received the appointment. He entered the Academy in […]
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On April 2, 1937, workers at the Hershey Chocolate Corporation in Hershey, Pennsylvania sat down on the job. Following the lead of the General Motors workers in Flint, Michigan a few months earlier, these workers demanded the company live up to the contract it had recently signed. Unlike that previous struggle however, Hershey would respond […]
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