1940s couple on a picnic

How the American Dream Grew

If the seed of the American Dream was planted during the dark days of the Depression, germinated at the New York Worlds Fair of 1939, it was nurtured and cultivated during the sacrifices and deprivations of WWII. By wars end

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1940s couple on a picnic

How the American Dream Grew

If the seed of the American Dream was planted during the dark days of the Depression, germinated at the New York Worlds Fair of 1939, it was nurtured and cultivated during the sacrifices and deprivations of WWII. By wars end

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Inherited Dreams

Though it would be my parents generation, those who lived through the Great Depression and later rolled up their   collective sleeves, pitched in and sacrificed for the greater good in their fight against tyranny-who would be knighted by Tom Brokaw

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Inherited Dreams

Though it would be my parents generation, those who lived through the Great Depression and later rolled up their   collective sleeves, pitched in and sacrificed for the greater good in their fight against tyranny-who would be knighted by Tom Brokaw

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Introduction

For over half a century, Americans soaring confidence had always promised a sugar-frosted future filled with frost free fun and abundance and economic prosperity. But that Buoyant bubble of optimism has since gone bust. Along with our jobs, retirement funds

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Introduction

For over half a century, Americans soaring confidence had always promised a sugar-frosted future filled with frost free fun and abundance and economic prosperity. But that Buoyant bubble of optimism has since gone bust. Along with our jobs, retirement funds

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Suburbia For Sale

American Dream Foreclosed Whether a split level or a McMansion, the American Home has been the very embodiment of the American Dream. Once the mark of achievement, the suburban home was a solid investment, the guarantee of a secure future.

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Suburbia For Sale

American Dream Foreclosed Whether a split level or a McMansion, the American Home has been the very embodiment of the American Dream. Once the mark of achievement, the suburban home was a solid investment, the guarantee of a secure future.

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WWI How Jewish Immigrants Helped the War Effort

As America entered the Great War in 1917, Uncle Sam encouraged all his hyphenated American nieces and nephews to join him in fighting this war to end all wars. “You came here seeking Freedom,” he told the masses of immigrants

WWI How Jewish Immigrants Helped the War Effort

As America entered the Great War in 1917, Uncle Sam encouraged all his hyphenated American nieces and nephews to join him in fighting this war to end all wars. “You came here seeking Freedom,” he told the masses of immigrants

WWII soldiers

WWI Remembering the Others That Served

As America entered the Great War in 1917, Uncle Sam encouraged all his “hyphenated” American nieces and nephews to join him in fighting this war to end all wars. While we celebrate the centennial of Armistice Day, the shadow of

WWII soldiers

WWI Remembering the Others That Served

As America entered the Great War in 1917, Uncle Sam encouraged all his “hyphenated” American nieces and nephews to join him in fighting this war to end all wars. While we celebrate the centennial of Armistice Day, the shadow of

Vintage ad Uncle Sam and Caravan migration

An All American Invasion

  It’s a miracle worthy of a Biblical story. Let us pray. Without even firing a gun, the dangerous invasion of millions from our southern border is no more. Upon learning our elections are over, thus no longer able to

Vintage ad Uncle Sam and Caravan migration

An All American Invasion

  It’s a miracle worthy of a Biblical story. Let us pray. Without even firing a gun, the dangerous invasion of millions from our southern border is no more. Upon learning our elections are over, thus no longer able to

This is What Democracy Looks Like

  This is what democracy looks like. This is what America looks like. Today there is a blue wave and I am tickled pink. Today we witnessed a pink wave and I am no longer blue. Color me happy. For

This is What Democracy Looks Like

  This is what democracy looks like. This is what America looks like. Today there is a blue wave and I am tickled pink. Today we witnessed a pink wave and I am no longer blue. Color me happy. For

Election Day 2018 Wake Up and Vote

You have a chance to wake up from our national nightmare on Wednesday. And it’s not a pipe dream. Vote. Everyone. Vote like history will remember it, because it will. Vote like your life depended on it. Because it does.

Election Day 2018 Wake Up and Vote

You have a chance to wake up from our national nightmare on Wednesday. And it’s not a pipe dream. Vote. Everyone. Vote like history will remember it, because it will. Vote like your life depended on it. Because it does.

Vintage Illustration Voters

Every Vote Counts

You cannot value too highly your right to vote. It is the American Way. In the midst of the cold war, Metropolitan  Life Insurance  ran an ad encouraging Americans to embrace their  God-given American right to vote, a privilege not

Vintage Illustration Voters

Every Vote Counts

You cannot value too highly your right to vote. It is the American Way. In the midst of the cold war, Metropolitan  Life Insurance  ran an ad encouraging Americans to embrace their  God-given American right to vote, a privilege not

Election 2018 Two Days and Counting

No excuses. Everybody. Can we count on You to Vote?  

Election 2018 Two Days and Counting

No excuses. Everybody. Can we count on You to Vote?  

Election 2018 Countdown- Vote

Three days and counting. Be a decider. Don’t Let other people decide your future. Are you voting on November 6? Get Out and Vote!

Election 2018 Countdown- Vote

Three days and counting. Be a decider. Don’t Let other people decide your future. Are you voting on November 6? Get Out and Vote!

Don’t Doodle With Our Constitution

Donald, there are more colors in your Crayola Box than the white crayon you insist on always coloring with. The Constitution was meant to be colored using all the colors in the box. And while you’re at it, Mr. Trump,

Don’t Doodle With Our Constitution

Donald, there are more colors in your Crayola Box than the white crayon you insist on always coloring with. The Constitution was meant to be colored using all the colors in the box. And while you’re at it, Mr. Trump,

jewish-star-of-david worn by German Jews

Haunted By The Ghosts of Anti-Semitism

Just in time for Halloween the frightening ghosts and goblins of anti-Semitism past have arisen from their slumber. This virulent strain of hate never really disappeared, merely reawakened. And it is deadly. I am scared. I am haunted. I am

jewish-star-of-david worn by German Jews

Haunted By The Ghosts of Anti-Semitism

Just in time for Halloween the frightening ghosts and goblins of anti-Semitism past have arisen from their slumber. This virulent strain of hate never really disappeared, merely reawakened. And it is deadly. I am scared. I am haunted. I am