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Presidents in the Movies

Each president is different.  In their own way, each has impacted the office.  What may be an accurate theatrical representation of one president will differ greatly from another and both may be right or wrong.  

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Presidential History

Great quote from FDR

As we wind up the first month of what we know will be a great year, (already) here is a quote from Franklin D. Roosevelt to take with us: “There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.” Have a happy Friday and great weekend!

W.S.Churchill Saint or Sinner?

Was Churchill really the villain?

The general consensus amongst Australians and Americans alike seems to indicate that Winston Spencer Churchill was a selfish, arrogant, lying, deceitful Pommy/Limey who didn’t give a damn about the War in the Pacific or the threat from the Japanese and was quite content to leave it to the Americans to sort out, who if we are to believe this would not  have been the least bit concerned had the Japanese invaded and taken Australia and was  quite prepared to lose this colony for the sake of the war raging throughout Europe. 1,225 more words


20 Years Later, An Apple With A Mustache Still Scares Me

My parents read to me a lot when I was small.  One book, being the morbid little thing that I was, I often requested was… 441 more words


NOTES FROM THE ROAD -- How to Visit FDR's Hyde Park (New York) with Kids


Today, Europe commemorated an important anniversary.  Today was the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

Today is thus a good day for us to provide a review of a place we visited with our tween during the summer of 2013:  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s boyhood home, Hyde Park, which is now a museum and his Presidential Library.   1,698 more words

Family Travel

I Blame Dragon Age Inquisition

Hello fellow questers! I’ve had a few inquiries about if I’ve been on any more adventures. The answer is, abso-bloody-lutely but I am very much behind in posting up. 50 more words


The Morgenthau Plan - Anselm Kiefer

There is a dark illumination beneath the beauty of Anselm Kiefer’s series of paintings, “The Morgenthau Plan”. The Morgenthau Plan was conceived in 1944 by the U.S. 858 more words