AN AMERICAN LIFELINE

From The Guardian UK
By Nicolaus Mills
Sixty years ago on April 3, 1948, President Harry Truman signed the Marshall Plan into law. It was the official start of the most important foreign aid undertaking in modern American history - a success that both Democrats and Republicans now praise. Today, with America isolated from old allies and [...]

RLCC Comment: This ties in somewhat with Howard Zinn's comments about the New Deal a few posts back. Check it too.

Harry Truman and Franklin Roosevelt weren't perfect, but the Hooverites were worse. Their current iteration is still the laissez-faire, libertarian (misnomer) capitalist who use the power of the military state to keep the people from having choices around the world to live in cooperation rather than aggression (competition) that the capitalists have brought to the world, lowering it into Hell. Watch the Hoovervilles spring up in the U.S. again if they get their way.

Link to source-webpage by RLR, obtained via: True Blue Liberal, April 3, 2008, 12:17pm

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