New York Times best-selling author Jonathan Eig will be discussing his book, Get Capone, at the Hoover Presidential Library-Museum on August 20, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. 402 more words
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- “No man who has not occupied my position in Washington can fully realize the constant battle which must be carried on against incompetence, corruption, tyranny of government expanded into business activities… Free speech does not live many hours after free industry and free commerce die.” ~Herbert Hoover (1874-1964)
Presidents long viewed as below average… or failures tend to be associated with significant historical events. Actions taken during these events can be overlooked due to hindsight; historians possess the benefit of knowing the paths actually traveled. 385 more words
Recent 2016 brain-busting news item: Pro football player Von Miller has been awarded a six-year, $114,500,000 contract with Denver Broncos.
In comparison, home run champ Babe Ruth was paid $80,000 by the New York Yankees for the 1929 baseball season. 210 more words