Robert Reich: The Final Days, the Biggest Issue, and the Clearest Choice -
As we go into the final days of a dismal presidential campaign where too many issues have been fudged or eluded — and the media only want to talk about is who’s up and who’s down — the biggest issue on which the candidates have given us the clearest choice is whether the rich should pay more in…
The advantages of drinking water in the morning!
“Ladies, try not only to look pretty, but to talk well, also.”
Advice to ladies on cultivating the intellect from ‘Bow Bells’ 1872.
Comic book artist Bob Kane, who along with writer Bill Finger created Batman, poses with his iconic illustrations, 1966.
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On this day in LIFE Magazine — June 23, 1961: The Kelly Princess Beguiling Erin
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I don’t mind making jokes, but I don’t want to look like one. — Marilyn Monroe, Life magazine 1962. (via mymarilynmonroedaily)
I wouldn’t think I would have to call myself a feminist, because I think it’s redundant to be a woman and call yourself a feminist. — Cindy Sherman, 1999 (via welovecindysherman)
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Robert Reich: Why a Fair Economy is Not Incompatible with Growth but Essential to It -
One of the most pernicious falsehoods you’ll hear during the next seven months of political campaigning is there’s a necessary tradeoff between fairness and economic growth. By this view, if we raise taxes on the wealthy the economy can’t grow as fast.
Wrong. Taxes were far higher on top…
The New York Times announces the RMS Titanic’s sinking, 1912.