The New Dealers' War - FDR and the war within World War II
Massively interesting, challenging and infuriating book, January 27, 2009
(from my review posted on www.amazon.com)
Short review: Fascinating. Disturbing. Tragic. Infuriating. Heart breaking. Brilliantly written. Excellent prose. Detailed references and notes.
Long review: Covers roughly...
"The Myth of the Robber Barons" - Burton Folsom
Making industrial history readable - even fascinating, December 26, 2008
It flows beautifully and logically. It deals in turn with the steamship industry, the transcontinental railroads, The Scrantons and America's first iron rails, Schwab and the steel industry, Rockefeller and the oil...
"New Deal or Raw Deal?" - How FDR's economic legacy has damaged America.
by Burton Folsom, Jr.
ISBN-13:978-1-4165-9222-8 Threshold Editions
This is a very well written and well researched book. A keeper.
It is not one I read cover to cover over two days. It's more a case of reading a chapter, digesting it, cross referencing it, and then moving on. The...
Diary(8): Challenges ahead
Sunday, April 5th 2009
Already I am enjoying new found acquaintances through the medium of the "Abbeville Writers and Poets' Group".
It is stimulating to respond to new challenges, and differing opinions. Duncan and I will probably debate "structure" online, in which our philosophical nuances will come under the microscope. All good...
Glass houses are cliche,
so I'll say mine is one of bones,
made of my own
And when I toss, or hurl, or juggle
sticks and stones
my walls crack and threaten to
to the bare ground around me
So I tend to hold my fire
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