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Un-presidential campaign

While we are still 15 months away from the next presidential election, candidates are already jockeying for position in their respective party primaries. And while the names Clinton and Bush were garnering attention earlier, it is clear that at this point, there is one star: Donald Trump. 707 more words



Rupert Murdoch doesn’t need me to defend him but I’m going to anyway.

He owns Twentieth Century Fox, World News Corp, The Times, Fox News Channel, Wall Street Journal, (Ha, I am out of breath and don’t need to continue, but you get the point.)  Nevertheless, when he recently tweeted aloud his thoughts about Ben Carson and how sweet it would be to have “a real Black American president” it caused quite an uproar.  683 more words

Presidential History

Andrew Jackson's Apprentice: U.S. President Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren was the first president born in the official United States of America. His ancestors were Dutch. Van Buren’s father managed a tavern in Kinderhook, New York. 289 more words

American History

Martin Van Buren: Mutton-chopped magician, modern politician

As a young boy, I recall a day trip to my grandparents’ house in Jasper County in the summer of 1990, the summer I turned 7 years old. 1,301 more words


U.S. President Andrew Jackson: Surprising Facts about the Man on the Twenty Dollar Bill

When Andrew Jackson was elected president in 1828, he was the first to reach that office as a self-made man. He was born into a poor family in South Carolina. 351 more words

US History

Surprising Facts about U.S. President John Quincy Adams

Though he was the first son of a former president to be elected, John Quincy Adams’ presidency was undermined before he even got into office. 254 more words

American History

Pres. Harding Could Not Keep It In His Pants!

Yep that time again!  A history lesson to keep you informed and educated…..I love some history………history makes everything fun………you are welcome.

Warren G. Harding the 29th president of the United States…..served as prez 19221-1923…….he has the dubious distinction as being one of the worse presidents (yes, even worse than Obama) in our short history. 408 more words