Gary Stein for Congress Fl., 20th District

p. 5  ... there is a road not taken by American conservatism.  It was a path laid out by Dwight Eisenhower and the like-minded Republicans of his time.  The moderation that characterized their approach is precisely the quality that American conservatism is now missing and badly needs.  It is a disposition that the historian Clinton Rossier described simply but insightfully, writing when the right was at its turning point in the 1950s and 1960s.  Conservatives, he said, have the obligation to "steer a prudent course between too much progress, which throws us into turmoil, and too little, which is an impossible state for Americans to endure.

Reading list, spring and summer, 2016

In a 2011 survey of U.S. lawmakers, the Center for Responsive Politics named Hastings the "Poorest Member of Congress," with a 2010 average net worth of minus $4,732,002.

" ... Just as the Allies were landing in Normandy, the Nazis were accelerating the killing of millions of European Jews. Winik shows how escalating pressures fell on an infirm Roosevelt, who faced a momentous decision. Was winning the war the best way to rescue the Jews? Or would it get in the way of defeating Hitler? In a year when even the most audacious undertakings were within the world’s reach, one challenge—saving Europe’s Jews—seemed to remain beyond Roosevelt’s grasp."

"From an award-winning journalist comes the riveting odyssey of seven Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1960s—a chronicle of a team, a game, and a nation in transition during one of the most exciting and unsettled decades in history."