The little-known regulator’s office has been around since Abraham Lincoln, but it’s way too friendly with the banking industry it’s meant to regulate. There’s a better way.
Tag: Abraham Lincoln
The veteran presidential speechwriter, author, and broadcaster says Joe Biden’s inaugural address met the moment. Here’s how.
Ben Shapiro got part of it right. A toxic mix of status anxiety, persecution fears, and echoes of the Civil War helps explain why they follow Trump into the abyss.
A new president hasn’t faced such security threats since 1861, when Lincoln took elaborate precautions to reach Washington and assume his office.
To survive as a democracy, Trump’s ethno-nationalist story of America must be defeated.
We cling to Lincoln’s call for reconciliation but we need a government and an Attorney General Merrick Garland who will punish the domestic terrorists.
While progressives and conservatives argue over his legacy, a sprawling new biography explains “Abe” via the surprisingly rich culture that forged him.
During his campaign rally in Valdosta, Georgia on Saturday, Donald Trump threw out a brief dog whistle to the state’s white farmers. Curious how many people caught this reference about people in Georgia who claim "we were here also" and will "take over your farm" under the Democrats. pic.twitter.com/dcUKaXPAVW — Josh Marshall (@joshtpm) December 6,… Read more »
They had big congressional majorities to pass the New Deal and fund the Union Army. Biden is the rare crisis president without the majorities he needs.
The Democratic nominee is running on a progressive platform, but his final pitch to voters is about union not ideology.