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Pining for the Pre-Depression Days of Al Smith and Herbert Hoover

One of the great traditions in American politics, at least during the more normal presidential election years, is the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation’s dinner in New York City. 1,465 more words


October 20, 1928: And a Pot for Every Chicken

During a recent Republican presidential primary debate, candidate John Kasich ridiculed his opponents’ competing over-the-top tax cuts (my tax cut’s bigger than yours): “Why don’t we just give… 337 more words

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Microphone Malfunctions and Campaigns

In the wake of the recent Presidential debate, Republican candidate Donald Trump pointed to a malfunctioning microphone and spotty sound system as one of the reasons his voice was not heard.  296 more words

President Herbert Hoover and the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Kings Mountain

This past Friday, October 7, 2016, about 500 men, women, and children met on the top of Kings Mountain, SC. It was a rainy day, and the celebration of the 236 Anniversary was under tents. 3,003 more words

Extreme Vetting - Why I am Endorsing No One this Year

Republican nominee, Donald Trump has famously called for “extreme vetting” of new immigrants and refugees coming to America. It occurs to me that the time has come for extreme vetting of nominees for the office of President of the United States. 750 more words

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Boys of Summer and the Fall Classic

As the calendar turns from September to October, baseball fans’ thoughts turn to the World Series.  Fans in Boston, Washington, Cleveland and on the north side of Chicago, cross their fingers and hope that this will be their year.  333 more words

Video: Visiting president Herbert Hoover wins last race of the regular season, but Teddy Roosevelt is the season champion

With a comfortable lead in the season standings, Teddy Roosevelt wrapped up the 2016 Nationals racing presidents season championship before this weekend’s final series vs. the Miami Marlins. 92 more words

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