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Herbert Clark Hoover

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  • Letters to the editor

    -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Hoover Dam: The caption on a photo of Hoover Dam that ran Feb. 27 said: "Under FDR, the U.S. built huge dams, such as Hoover Dam, to spur economic recovery." Construction of the dam began under President Hoover and was...
  • Economy: Does Obama know what he's doing?

     
    We don't claim to be economists here (that's probably obvious), but occasionally wonder how it is that economic collapse suddenly fills the politicians with great confidence that they can and should spend money like drunken sailors. If you have......
  • Are we depressed yet?

    Are we depressed yet?
    A grisly banner was held aloft the other day at a demonstration on Wall Street. Its graphic message advised denizens of the street to "Jump!" It was a frightful reminder of perhaps the most widely believed legend about the Great Depression of the 1930s;...
  • Mailbag: Government could learn from Congress of the '90s

    I would like to add to Mr. Lightfoot's argument about the Roosevelt administration in prolonging the Great Depression. After President Hoover tried to tax America into being prosperous, FDR decided he would even do bigger tax increases in the name of...
  • Gen. Patton's loot

    THE METROPOLITAN Museum of Art in New York and the Getty Center in Los Angeles are facing charges of complicity in the acquisition of looted art. The objects in question are ancient artworks and artifacts, but loot can come from any time and any place....