Tag Archives: Lyndon Johnson

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

Source: The New Democrat Before I offer you my own personal definition of progressive and progressivism and there really isn’t any official of progressive and progressivism unlike liberal and liberalism, or conservative and conservatism, I want to lay out what … 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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Passionate Patriots: 1960 DNC: JFK Teams Up With Rival LBJ- Leadership For The 1960s

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS FreeState: Passionate Patriots: 1960 DNC: JFK Teams Up With Rival LBJ- Leadership For The 1960s 1960 was the last presidential election where a Vice Presidential nomination was the difference in who was … Continue reading

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Inside App: President Lyndon Johnson Signs Medicare Law- The Legacy of Medicare

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS FreeState: Inside App: President Lyndon Johnson Signs Medicare Law- The Legacy of Medicare When President Lyndon Johnson signed the Medicare bill into law that guarantees health insurance for senior citizens provided by … Continue reading

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