Was the beginning of the stock market crash.
While significant for the fact that it brought about the Great Depression and the bank runs which led which spread to affect those smart enough or who had not enough money to dabble in the highly leveraged stock market....
But more importantly, the effects of the crash which happened 83 years ago today opened the door for the (not so) thin edge of socialism.
And we live with those effects today.
Monday is Memorial Day. Most of us will spend the weekend grilling burgers and visiting with relatives, or lounging on a beach som[...]
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