Tag Archives: FDR

The Next Presidential Succession

Even with Donald Trump in the White House, there has been a remarkable stability with Presidents. In the last 40 years, no one has left office through unnatural means. Presidents have died in office in 1841, 1850, 1865, 1881, 1901, … Continue reading

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The Most Ambitious Presidents

When state legislators look in the mirror, they see congressmen and statewide office holders (state treasurers, lieutenant governors, state attorney generals, etc.) When congressmen and statewide office holders look in the mirror, they see governors and senators. When governors and … Continue reading

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Where They Stand: The American Presidents in the Eyes of Voters and Historians

I’m interested in politics and live in a borough with an awesome library system, As a result, I’ve read a high amount of books about government, campaigns and office-holders. One of the best has been Robert W. Merry’s Where They … Continue reading

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THE MOST QUALIFIED MEN TO EVER BECOME PRESIDENT

Four years ago, many Republicans argued that Barack Obama, as a fourth-year Senator, was not qualified to be President. Now Democrats are making similar claims about Mitt Romney, who was elected to his one term in elected office a decade … Continue reading

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FDR’s Obstructionism

Yesterday, I compared Mitt Romney’s vague campaign to FDR’s 1932 presidential bid.┬áRoosevelt’s campaign and pre-presidency also tie into another contemporary controversy. Right now, there are arguments that Republicans are intentionally sabotaging President Obama’s agenda to hurt the economy, and increase … Continue reading

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FDR’s 100 Days and Obama VS Romney

There have been a few comparisons between Mitt Romney and Herbert Hoover, due to slight similarities in stated economic policies and business background. But it seems to me that there’s a lot that Romney has in common with Hoover’s successor … Continue reading

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