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Presidential Campaign Ads

As Television and recently the rise of the Internet have dominated our lives, campaigns ads have become more central to Presidential Campaigns. They can make or break a candidate. 317 more words

The Best Fictional Presidents

Since the US Presidential elections are in full steam and will all the usual turbulence, I thought it would be great to take a look at some of the best fictional occupants of the Oval Office. 275 more words

2016 US Election

More Historical Rhymes and Dissonances

by Bob Schoone-Jongen.

The headlines are telling me our next president will be either the shape-shifting incarnation of Satan or a Mussolini from Queens. Boys and girls, can you spell, “Apocalypse of St. 1,080 more words

History

CNC book on FDR with a focus on Churchill

Book Discussion on “Commander in Chief ”  (CNC)  Nigel Hamilton talked about his book Commander in Chief: FDR’s Battle with Churchill, 1943, in which he examines the strained relationship between President Franklin D. 104 more words

Politics

4 Truths about America that Not Everyone Knows

Michelle Obama spoke on the first day of the Democratic National Convention. Her speech was inspiring but it did spark some controversy.

That is the story of this country, the story that has brought me to this stage tonight, the story of generations of people who felt the lash of bondage, the shame of servitude, the sting of segregation, but who kept on striving and hoping and doing what needed to be done so that today I wake up every morning in a house that was built by slaves.

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Former SecState Hillary Clinton Makes History as Democratic Presidential Nominee

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The 67th Secretary of State  Hillary Rodham Clinton (2009–2013) made history on July 28 as she became the first woman to win a major party’s nomination for president. 229 more words

Nominations