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Telephone Installed in Oval Office

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1929

On this day in 1929, President Herbert Hoover has a phone installed at his desk in the Oval Office of the White House. 91 more words

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Lost and Found - March 25th Edition

What to remember about March 25th…

Medal of Honor Day – 152nd Anniversary of the first awarding of the Medal

  • 1634  Settlers land on Maryland’s western shore to found 1st settlement; mixed Catholic and Protestant group names town St.
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Is Ted Cruz a "Natural Born Citizen?"

No Person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President; neither shall any person be eligible to that Office who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty five Years, and been fourteen Years a Resident within the United States.

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This is what's left of the "Sons of Gwalia"

Still to this day in West Australia, there are goldfields remnants of the gold rush days. After the gold boom years from 1897-1923 came the bad years of decay; when the gold beneath the ground petered out and the people above it left for greener pastures. 300 more words

Questionable Art

Allan Gregg: Video: Seymour Hersh: The Truth Behind JFK

My like and respect for Jack Kennedy goes to his intelligence, his politics, his policies, what he wanted to do as President. I’m a Liberal Democrat because of JFK and when I learned about his politics and philosophy, I started basing my own politics around him. 415 more words

John F. Kennedy

Oh, for a little more good humor

I couldn’t keep from sharing these two videos on this blog.

They’re both hilarious and they remind us that good humor can exist between political adversaries. 107 more words

Barack Obama

Lost and Found - March 3rd Edition

What to remember about March 3rd…

  • 1776  Connecticut delegate Silas Deane leaves for secret mission in France; negotiates for arms, ammunition and equipment
  • 1820  Congress passes Missouri Compromise; delays conflict over slavery until tensions force repeal with 1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act…
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