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Freedom of Speech

Seventy years ago, on February 20, 1943, Norman Rockwell’s “Freedom of Speech” appeared on the cover of The Saturday Evening Post. Back on January 6, 1941, in his State of the Union Address, President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared that every person deserved four fundamental freedoms – freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from fear, and… Read more »

Lessons from the 1940s – Vote!

How many of you will be glad to see the election season come to an end? I will. I’m sick of the deluge of phone calls and junk mail and spam, of the obscene quantities of money spent, of anger and snark masquerading as debate, of cheesy smiles and perfectly coiffed heads. It beats the… Read more »

Lessons from the 1940s – Vote!

How many of you will be glad to see election season come to an end? I will. I’m sick of the deluge of phone calls and junk mail and spam, of the obscene quantities of money spent, of cheesy smiles and perfectly coiffed heads and plastic suits. It beats the alternative. While the United States… Read more »