The purpose of Mr. Dickie's Blog is to provide a place where I can post quotations I like and write about things that are on my mind. As of the summer of 2011 I have NetworkedBlogs posting a link to this blog to Facebook.
The Great Depression ... taught the country ... the need for thorough financial regulation to curb fraud and excessive leveraging of risk. Yet the Reagan administration unleashed a process of dismantling that regulation. (Jeffrey D. Sachs, The Price of Civilization, p. 61)
I have been retired from the U.S. government for many years. I was a long time paying member of AOL until May 2009. Until October 2008 I had a fairly extensive genealogy website on AOL. They dropped support.
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