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The Politician America Really Needs: A Certain First Lady

In this dismal hour of American politics, there is no better way to strike just the right note of sober-minded weariness than to speak, wistfully and longingly, about the wonders of Lyndon Baines Johnson. 936 more words

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Tracking Down Our First President

On September 18, University Archives staff members Anne Turkos, Jason Speck, and Amanda Hawk had the chance to spend the day walking in the footsteps of the first president of the Maryland Agricultural College, Benjamin Hallowell. 309 more words

University Of Maryland

Breaking News: There are idiots on Long Island

As many of you loyal and faithful readers know, I live on Long Island (and hate it). Part of living on Long Island means that during the summer and fall, you are required to go to the same festivals year after year, so you can run into the same people over and over again, so that you can comment on how much they’ve changed (i.e. 426 more words

Latte and Salutes

Just a quick Sunday note on the latest fake outrage on salutes but only because retired General Zinni decided to say some very foolish things on Bill Maher on Friday. 275 more words

History

Review of "The Man Who Saved the Union" by H.W. Brands

The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses S. Grant in War and Peace” is H.W. Brands’s 2012 biography of the eighteenth president. Brands is a professor at the University of Texas and a prolific author.   532 more words

Presidents

What will we look like in 2024?

I remember that as a child I could not wait to grow up. Do you remember that feeling as a kid? “Why does life seem so slow?” “I feel as though I have been 11 forever, will I ever turn 12?” Ah’, those were the days. 752 more words