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Aug. 27, 1950:  President Truman orders the U.S. Army to seize all the nation's railroads to prevent a general strike. The railroads were not returned to their owners until two years later.
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How We Get Jobs Back on the Table
Posted On: Jan 11, 2013

Jan. 11, 2013 | Overlooked in the aftermath of the "fiscal cliff" deal and the questions about what spending cuts may be around the corner, was this part of President's Obama statement following the bill's passage: "… we're still investing too little in the things that we need for the economy to grow as fast as it should. And that's why Speaker Boehner and I originally tried to negotiate a larger agreement that would put this country on a path to paying down its debt while also putting Americans back to work rebuilding our roads and bridges, and providing investments in areas like education and training." These should not be seen as idle words, but a clear marker for Republicans to heed and a target for the public to rally around. Read more at Nation of Change.


 
 
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