Tag Archives: Lyndon Johnson

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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US News: Opinion: Eric Schnurer: Why Ending Poverty May Require an Entrepreneurial Approach

US News: Opinion: Eric Schnurer: Why Ending Poverty May Require an Entrepreneurial Approach I agree with Eric Schnurer that the private sector should be involved in fighting poverty in America. Things like grants and subsidies to train low-income low-skilled adults … Continue reading

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James Miller Center: President Lyndon Johnson: Remarks on Decision to Not Seek Reelection in 1968

When President Lyndon Johnson decided not to run for reelection in March of 1968, the United States was very divided, but they were united around the fact that they didn’t like Lyndon Johnson as their President. His approval rating was … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion: Mike Konczal: War on Poverty Turns 50: Three Lessons For Progressives Today

The New Republic: Opinion: Mike Konczal: War on Poverty Turns 50: Three Lessons for Progressives Today This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger This really should be lessons for today’s so-called Progressives. I’m looking for a … Continue reading

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Bob Parker: CBS News 1968- A Year That Changed America

Source:Bob Parker– from CBS News’s 1978 documentary about the year 1968. Source:The Daily Press “1968 A Year that Changed America with Harry Reasoner. A look back on the year 1968, produced by CBS News in 1978.” From Bob Parker  “Time Magazine … Continue reading

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The Film Archives: John Kerry- ‘How do You Ask The Last Man to Die For a Mistake’

Source:The Film Archives– U.S. Naval Lieutenant John F. Kerry, testifying in front of Congress in 1971, about the Vietnam War. Source:FRS FreeState “John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is an American politician who is the 68th and current United … Continue reading

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Democratic Media: ‘1960 DNC: John F. Kennedy Teams Up With Rival Lyndon B. Johnson’

Source:Democratic Media– U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy (Democrat, Massachusetts) accepting the 1960 Democratic Party nomination for President, in Los Angeles, California. Source:FRS FreeState  “JFK’s choice of LBJ helps to deliver Texas and shows running mates can help win elections.” From Democratic … 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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C-SPAN: Q&A With Brian Lamb- Mick Caouette on Hubert Humphrey: ‘The Art of The Possible’

Source:CSPAN– Brian Lamb, interviewing Mick Caoette about his documentary about Hubert H. Humphrey. Source:FRS FreeState  “Film producer Mick Caouette speaks to Q&A about his documentary, “Hubert H. Humphrey: The Art of the Possible.” Program from Sunday, February 6, 2011.” From CSPAN … Continue reading

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