Tag Archives: Harry Truman

The New Republic: Win McCormack- ‘Are You Progressive’- Differences Between Progressive, Socialist & Liberal

Source:The New Democrat  “What distinguishes a progressive from a liberal? This is one of the more pervasive ambiguities in contemporary American political discourse.” From The New Republic “LibertyCon unites the people who are redefining the pro-liberty movement. For more info, visit … Continue reading

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The New Republic: The Long March to Medicare

The New Republic: The Long March to Medicare The fiftieth anniversary of the most successful government health insurance program in the country, if not the most successful health insurance program period. No other health insurer has provided more health insurance … Continue reading

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The Intelligent Channel: Michael Lind- ‘On The Need For Economic Reform – in The Social Contract’

Source:The Intelligent Channel– talking to economist Michael Lind on his version of The Social Contract. “Michael Lind, Policy Director of the New America Foundation’s Economic Growth Program and author of Land of Promise: An Economic History of the United States … Continue reading

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President Harry S. Truman: First Speech To Congress (1945)

Source:History– President Harry S. Truman (Democrat, Missouri) addressing a joint session of Congress for the very first time as President, in 1945. Source:FRS FreeState  “On April 16, 1945, Harry Truman makes his first official appearance before Congress as president of … Continue reading

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CBS News: President Harry S. Truman- Inaugural Adress (01-20-1949)

Source:CBS News– President Harry S. Truman (Democrat, Missouri) 33rd President of the United States, delivering his inaugural address, in 1949. “Truman’s inaugural address came as the world began its recovery from World War II, and underscored the split in values … Continue reading

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Inside App: ‘President Lyndon Johnson Signs Medicare Law’

Source:Inside App– President Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat, Texas) signing President Harry Truman’s idea into law, in 1965. Source:FRS FreeState  “The Medicare and Medicaid bill passes both houses of congress by an overwhelming vote. President Johnson signs it into law on … Continue reading

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