The Other Half of History Daily Blog

Thoughts on modern politics from a historical perspective.

FDR’s Propaganda Programs

A few days ago I posted some thoughts on recent attempts of government bodies to force social change on the people of this country. In that post I mentioned in passing that President Franklin Roosevelt used to spend large amounts of the taxpayers’ money on propaganda in support of his administration.

Someone posted a comment asking for more detail on Roosevelt’s programs, and I’m happy to oblige.
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You Might Be a Racist If…

In a couple of recent posts I’ve talked about the highly partisan issue of voter fraud. (Democrats are for it, Republicans are against it.)

In Tuesday’s post I mentioned that Democrats quite often use the word “racist” to describe any effort to purge the voter rolls of the names of dead people, or to require voters to identify themselves before voting, or to do anything, for that matter, that might help protect the integrity of the voting process.

This is no surprise to those of us who follow politics; liberals pull out the word “racist” like a gun from a holster whenever they want to win an argument without the support of facts or logic.

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History of Voter Fraud

I’ve gotten some spirited feedback on yesterday’s blog post, in which I said that the Democrat Party works hard to facilitate voter fraud. In fairness to my readers I should probably offer up more data in support of the accusation.

Fortunately there is plenty of data to adduce. Democrat Party machines have been stuffing ballot boxes for at least sixteen decades. I’m not saying that Repubs. have never been guilty of election day crimes, but history shows that the Dems have been far more successful at it.

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