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AMERICAN DEMAGOGUE: Donald Trump and the Twitter Pulpit

The demagogue in politics is nothing new. Well documented, they have existed as long as democracy itself. Indeed, some maintain that the end of every democracy will inevitably be found at their hands. 1,833 more words

Politics

"Suiting Up": Is Businessman As President A Benefit?

“A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing” – Oscar Wilde

In the world of entertainment, there are few things as sought after as crossover appeal. 737 more words

Social Contrary

Don't you dare challenge my narrative ...

Every so often I find myself driven by a desire to forsake my natural tendency for reasoned discourse, for the seeing the merits of both (or multiple) sides of an issue, to finding the benefit of each side even while being able  to disagree with ultimate conclusions. 1,091 more words

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Major Taylor

Marshall Walter “Major” Taylor was born in 1878, grew up outside of Indianapolis and received his first bicycle at the age of 12. He had a knack for the contraption and quickly taught himself some tricks. 321 more words

What Would Theodore Roosevelt Do?

In 1895 anti-Semitic German politician Hermann Ahlwardt came to speak in New York City. Local Jews were very upset and there was political pressure on the police department not to provide Ahlwardt any protection. 508 more words

Notes From A Polite New Yorker

Remembering Teddy Roosevelt in the Era of Trump

Though Donald Trump is arguably the most unhinged president in modern history, Theodore Roosevelt is often recalled as a “picturesque” or “exaggerated” personality. This larger than life quality was lampooned in the 1944 film… 1,125 more words

Donald Trump

“Someone once called Lincoln two-faced. "If I am two-faced, would I wear the face that I have now?" Lincoln asked.”

The gray sky has returned. After the beautiful day yesterday, I was hoping for more, but I guess one sunny, warm day will have to do for the meanwhile. 376 more words

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