America in Color from 1939-1943

Plog — World news photography, Photos — The Denver Post


These images, by photographers of the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information, are some of the only color photographs taken of the effects of the Depression on America’s rural and small town populations. The photographs are the property of the Library of Congress and were included in a 2006 exhibit Bound for Glory: America in Color.

December 4, 2010, Day of Infamy


infamy – noun

1 public infamy NOTORIETY, disrepute, ill fame, disgrace, discredit, shame, dishonor, ignominy, scandal, censure, blame, disapprobation, condemnation.
2 she was punished for her alleged infamy WICKEDNESS, evil, vileness, iniquity, depravity, degeneracy, immorality; sin, wrongdoing, offense, abuse; formal turpitude.

Republican’s today defeated a Democrat sponsored bill to reauthorize unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless and a plethora of tax provisions for the middle class not because of the bill’s deficit impact, but because it did not include tax cuts for the rich.

So, what do you think about that? Do you feel anything toward those unemployed American citizens who now have their last safety net removed?