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Why George H.W. Bush will be ranked as one of America's greatest presidents.

In a hundred years George H.W. Bush will be ranked among America’s greatest presidents. Maybe in the top five, with Washington, Lincoln, Franklin D. Roosevelt and, yes, his predecessor, Ronald Reagan. 534 more words

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Trump, Truman, and truth in media

Donald Trump did it. He won. He overcame the Clinton political machine and much of the media. He overcame almost every published poll. And now, in January, he will become the 45th President of the United States. 885 more words


Our Nation's First Presidential Cabinet

As president-elect Trump considers who he will choose to fill his cabinet, I thought it might be useful to look at the men who comprised our nation’s first presidential cabinet. 787 more words

Pigs in the Parlor: How the Trump White House will get rolled if it doesn’t watch out.


Donald Trump may have won the election but the Washington pigs are ready to rush the White House and run his government for him. 773 more words

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The Federalist No. 68: A Defense of the Electoral College

As has become customary after a closely divided election (especially, one where the popular vote winner loses in the electoral college), there is a growing chorus of individuals calling for the abolishment of the electoral college. 1,273 more words

Abraham Lincoln was Elected as First Republican President On This Day in 1860

On November 6, 1860, Abraham Lincoln became the 16th president of the United States. He was the first Republican to win the presidency. He received only 40% of the popular vote, but still handily defeated the three other candidates: John C. 1,352 more words

Nader's warning

Normally, I would have forecast the presidential election months ago, and I have a pretty good record at that. I warned my tea-party friends sometime last March that if John Kasisch was not the Republican nominee, they need to get used to the idea of President Clinton again. 506 more words