They say history repeats itself, and I believe that to be true. Even though FDR instituted the "New Deal," we see a remarkable similarity to President Obama's "Stimulus Package.Unlike today's Obama program, there were many government-sponsored "WPA" jobs created.
HI TOM....BACK IN FDR'S TIME DURING THE DEPRESSION, THERE WERE MANY OPPORTUNITES TO GET ALONG. I WORKED ON THE NYA, SOMETHING FOR THE YOUNG PEOPLE AND MY FATHER WORKED ON THE WPA BUILDING JUNIOR 2 FOR A FOOD ORDER. TODAY, THESE JOBS ARE NOT AROUND AND MANY PEOPLE ARE HAVING TROUBLE MAKING ENDS MEET. IT'S ONE REASON WHY CRIME HAS INCREASED IN MANY PARTS OF THE NATION. BEST REGARDS TO ALL,