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Bigmack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-03-11 09:15 AM
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7. I taught about this in my HS History classes from 1975 to 1998....nt
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  -"The Business Plot". It makes me nervous that I never heard of this: Smarmie Doofus  Sep-03-11 08:05 AM   #0 
  - For want of a nail, the shoe was lost..  Fumesucker   Sep-03-11 08:11 AM   #1 
  - Herbert Walker, Dubya's grandfather, was suppose to be involved in this.  krispos42   Sep-03-11 08:20 AM   #2 
  - The Business Plot was primarily Morgan Bank & DuPont interests.  leveymg   Sep-03-11 08:37 AM   #3 
  - It was a corporate response to FDR's left-wing policies of the New Deal/progressive taxation.  Selatius   Sep-03-11 08:50 AM   #4 
  - What gets me is they were/are able to keep this on the down-low.  Smarmie Doofus   Sep-03-11 09:02 AM   #5 
     - It's probably due to the fact that corporate interests generally publish history textbooks nowadays.  Selatius   Sep-03-11 09:09 AM   #6 
  - I taught about this in my HS History classes from 1975 to 1998....nt  Bigmack   Sep-03-11 09:15 AM   #7 
  - Howard Zinn's A People's History of the U.S. is very interesting reading.  yardwork   Sep-03-11 09:23 AM   #8 
  - See if you can find "Constitution in Crisis"  WhiteTara   Sep-03-11 10:19 AM   #9 
  - Helps explain the Ultrarich's oppo to Social Security and the rest of the New Deal, wot?  Octafish   Sep-03-11 10:22 AM   #10 
  - There's ALOT about the Great Depression era that people don't know and/or forget.  toddwv   Sep-03-11 10:34 AM   #11 
 

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