Friday, August 31, 2012

When Are You Going To Plug It In? -1952

January 30, 1952

What is not commonly known is that his second term was beset with a set of scandals known as “The Mess in Washington.” While never implicated in the scandal himself, Truman appointed many longtime friends who were not as ethical as he was to high political positions. The symbol of the scandal was General Harry Vaughn, Truman’s friend from World War I who became the president’s military aide.

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Debt Consolidation 1952

1952 The Saturday Evening Post (Goldstein)

"I'd like to combine all my little obligations into one backbreaking load"

And we think that scenes like this are unique to our modern day

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Dr Suess Guts 1940


I was week and run down
Then i learned about gusts.
That amazing remedy for all mankinds woes
Now i am taking it every day and i feel strong enough to punch mister Hitler in the snout.

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Monday, August 13, 2012

The Man Who Was Hollering 'Take Him Out' - 1939

From the start, businessmen did not like Franklin Roosevelt or his New Deal, attacking the president as a dictator and his policies as socialist. During FDR’s first term, however, such attacks were meaningless, given the president’s overwhelming popularity
In this cartoon, Herblock is reacting to the defeat of a Roosevelt spending and loan measure designed to spark economic activity and recovery, a measure opposed by business. Herblock, a devoted supporter of Roosevelt and the New Deal, is calling for business to come up with its own solution after torpedoing Roosevelt’s.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Health For The Americas, Planning for Good Eating


Health For The Americas, Planning for Good Eating. Lessons on good eating for Americ and America’s allies.

Friday, August 3, 2012

Dr Suess in Stalingrad, 1942

Dr Seuss 1942
"Hold Tight I am Switching to Revers"

Ted Geisel Better know as Dr Seuss to a job as a cartoon editor when World War II brook out in Europe. This cartoon represents the Axis defeat at Stalingrad.