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My History Book FREE on Amazon Kindle this Sunday

To my readers: My book, Passionate Crusaders: How Members of the US war Refugee Board Saved Jews and Altered American Foreign Policy during World War II, will be FREE Sunday, March 29 here: 26 more words


The National Treasures of the Horsepunk Republic, or, Keep The Muse in Museum

“Daily through the city stalks the picture of famine, L’Enfant and his dog. The plan of the city is probably his, though others claim it. He had the courage to undertake any public work whatever that was offered to him. 1,365 more words

Ted Cruz for President?

Ted Cruz for President of the United States or of Canada?  For such a long speech about running for President of the United States of America it seems odd that he omitted that he was born in Calgary Canada.  589 more words


Surprising Facts about US Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin D Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt

As a young boy, Theodore Roosevelt often struggled to breathe at night because of his asthma. Although modern doctors would be appalled, Roosevelt’s doctors suggested that the boy smoke cigars to improve his symptoms. 439 more words

Franklin Roosevelt

Today's Democrats in George Washington's Shoes

George Washington wanted to be President as much as Barack Obama wants to be a Republican. Upon receiving word, in 1789, that Congress had selected him to become the nation’s first Commander In Chief, George wrote in his diary: “…my movements to the chair of Government will be accompanied with feelings not unlike those of a culprit who is going to the place of his execution.” 466 more words


FDR: President was Wannabe Screenwriter

That’s right, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, our 32nd President (1933-1945), wanted to be a screenwriter before he got into politics. Here’s the article from 1947 illustrating how Paramount Pictures went about letting down gently the future Leader of the free world.