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Why campaigns are "suspended" not ended

After the Iowa caucuses, Martin O’Malley, Mike Huckabee, Rick Santorum and Rand Paul suspended their campaigns. There are two principal reasons why campaigns are ‘suspended’ instead of ‘ended’: 287 more words


Between Sound and Fury

Despite my adherence to communication norms, desire to have more friends than foes, and dedication to following rules of etiquette surrounding noise in improper places, I have a tendency to fight with the strength of a thousand oxen the ability to politely handle being shushed. 938 more words

Pleased As Punch

When you’re pleased as punch, you’re more than just happy, you’re very satisfied with the end results of a situation or accomplishment.  And who wouldn’t be?  1,973 more words

Idioms From The 17th Century

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“Freedom is hammered out on the anvil of discussion, dissent, and debate.”   —   Hubert Humphrey

(I guess you might call them The Three Ds of Democracy! 275 more words


UVA Center for Politics Screens 'Ball of Confusion: The 1968 Presidential Election' - Now Airing on PBS Stations

On the eve of Halloween, the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia hosted an advance screening of Ball of Confusion: The 1968 Presidential Election… 513 more words

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What if Robert Kennedy Had Not Been Assassinated in 1968?

One of the many unanswered questions in history focuses on the untapped political potential of Robert F. Kennedy, Attorney General under his brother John F. Kennedy and later Senator from New York from 1965 until his assassination in 1968 shortly after winning the California Democratic primary. 530 more words

“Oh, my friend, it’s not what they take away from you that counts. It’s what you do with what you have left.” -Hubert Humphrey