Ever wonder what exactly caused The Great Depression? There's an excellent synopsis of it HERE, in case you're interested. You can download the PDF of the synopsis at the bottom of the page. It's fascinating and enlightening. I thought I knew a lot about it, but the info on Hoover stunned me. What a rat that Republican was -- albeit not nearly the giant, bloodsucking, two-faced, crippled, fireside-chat rat that went by the name Franklin Delano Roosevelt. But a rat, nevertheless.