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Divisiveness Is Part of Our Past

August 24, 2013

Politics has never been more divisive, bitter and harsh in the United States, we’re told. To that it often is added that too many politicians have forgotten the definition of “public servant....

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AaronS

Aug-24-13 8:55 AM

"Roosevelt didn't like some Supreme Court rulings over his New Deal programs - so he tried to get Congress to pass a law allowing him to appoint enough new justices to, in effect, give himself a majority. It failed."

I would disagree with your last two words Mr. Myer. While the bill itself indeed failed, the threat produced "the switch in time to save nine."

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