When Congress passed and President Donald Trump signed a $2 trillion aid package, historians were astounded that such an unbelievable addition to an already $20 trillion debt would be acceptable to all Americans without a murmur.
In 1920, T.J. Collins opened the doors to Collins Plumbing Supply in Holyoke, Mass. He previously spent 14 years as a manager of another well-established wholesale distribution company out of the Northeast, where he saw an opportunity to strike out on his own and focus strictly on plumbing products.
At the close of World War II, 2 million soldiers returned from overseas to the United States. Many married and began starting families, moving to the suburbs using the GI Bill and FHA programs that had begun a decade prior.