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August 29 in history:

Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast of the U.S. on August 29th, 2005, leading to massive flooding in New Orleans when many levees on the Mississippi were breached.   153 more words

Today In History

[VIDEO] Spiro Agnew is No Laughing Matter

Richard Nixon chose little-known Maryland governor Spiro Agnew as his running mate for his 1968 presidential bid. Democratic nominee Hubert Humphrey lampooned Agnew in this “Laughter” ad, created by… 14 more words


Is Hillary a Historically Bad Candidate? (Part Three)

August 24, 2015

Our multi-part series reviewing past candidates to see where/how 2016 Hillary Clinton compares rolls along with a look at the worst of the best and the best of the worst. 5,397 more words

2016 Democrats

Creative Destruction for Whom?

The West once again seems to be embroiled in debate about the merits of capitalism — only this one, as David Brooks contends in his most recent column, is “both bolder and more intellectually rigorous.” 702 more words

Jim Langcuster

Political History Tuesday: A Fast Reversal of Desire

Programming note:  This post was scheduled to run on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, but due to the infamous “technical difficulties,” it did not. Enjoy a double dose today of Political History Tuesday! 441 more words

Presidential Elections

Imagine LBJ and HHH hugging like that

Take a good look at this picture. It shows two grown men, both of whom occupy the two highest public offices in the most powerful nation on Earth, embracing in a time of profound grief. 368 more words

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