20 min ago
Let Freedom Ring
Do government regulations keep us safe? Without regulations, wouldn't "unbridled capitalism" keep millions in poverty, pollute the planet, and result in giant private monopolies? This is the progressive viewpoint.
4 hrs ago
The Washington Post
Sally Jewell meets Teddy Roosevelt
U.S. Energy Secretary Sally Jewell, in town to address a meeting of the Western Governors Association, met a president instead.
8 hrs ago
Today in History for December 12, 2013
Today is Thursday, Dec. 12, the 346th day of 2013. There are 19 days left in the year.
12 hrs ago
Hoop Holler - N Shoot semifinalists picked
Boys included Brett Wilcoxson , Toby Douglas , Clayson Joyce , Benjamin Grubbs , Yukien Andrada , Tucker Bylkas , Mitch Munsen , Tyler Hughston , Damian Beardsley , BJ Young and Noah Sapp .
22 hrs ago
The Daily Republic
Today in History, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013
On Dec. 12, 2000, George W. Bush was transformed into the president-elect as a divided U.S. Supreme Court reversed a state court decision for recounts in Florida's contested election.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Albany Times Union
Dowd: An idealist who was also a
On Thursday night, we sat around, talking about the lawyer and constitutional expert in the White House, a leader both didactic and charming, peacenik and hawk; the Ivy League academic who improbably ascended to the Oval Office on brains, not beholden to anyone; the Democrat, eager to fight economic inequality and help the 99 percent, who would ... (more)
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Larry Johnston: Roosevelt's legacy is easier to find than his memorial
It's nearly Thanksgiving. Sometimes, we are not certain about what deserves our thanks.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Bull Moose Stalker
The U.S. presidential election of 1912 was extraordinary in several respects, a rare four-way race, bitterly contested.
2013 Miami Book Fair International: Doris Kearns Goodwin, "The Bully...
From the 30th annual Miami Book Fair International on the campus of Miami Dade College, a discussion with Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism and A. Scott Berg, author of Wilson .
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Stanwyck story reveals lore of old Hollywood
Victoria Wilson's gargantuan biography of Barbara Stanwyck manages to fill 860 glittering pages of text with only the first half of Stanwyck's story.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
The Miami Herald
the mighty and the muckrakers
Master biographer Doris Kearns Goodwin has tackled the life of Theodore Roosevelt with gusto and insight, and this is no surprise.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
5 New Titles at Birmingham's Baldwin Public Library
Need a little action, suspense or adventure to get you through the week? The Baldwin Public Library has just what you need with the latest batch of new arrivals.