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Teddy's Transformation

One of the most captivating political phenomena in this country to my mind is the radical transformation of Teddy Roosevelt from his early years to his run for the presidency in 1912. 843 more words

Hugh's Blogs

Day 44: Rest and my war against the 1950's bath tub

So today is Wednesday and it’s my Resting day So I thought about going and taking a soak in our tub which is from the 1950’s we live in a much older apartment building and the tub is pretty old and small.  284 more words

"Write!" Orders Mr. Taft

Don’t write so that you can be understood, write so that you can’t be misunderstood.

-William Taft

Wisely said, Mr. Former President, Sir.

In other words, if you don’t not understand, you have been understood.

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Things I Don't Understand

Progressive (No, Not Liberal!) Republican Presidents Roosevelt and Taft

Theodore, the first Roosevelt who became President, was what was then called a “Progressive” Republican. Today he and his ideas for reform would be considered, dare I write the word, “Liberal.” He certainly would not be posting Twitter and Facebook pieces that the Tea Party would embrace. 507 more words

Musings, Etc.

Spring 2014 5 20 14 Tuesday

70 degrees this morning.  A little cool, but I decide to sit on our wonderful patio to write this.  The wind is blowing through the trees, the birds a chirping and it is wonderful.   634 more words

One Problem

By: Connor Lenahan

Earlier today I was invited to one of the most iconic locations of my hometown. My fellow residents of Waverly and Clarks Summit know it as the must-visit destination all summer long. 458 more words


What President William Taft Has Taught Me About Administration

One of the highlights for me this semester was plowing through The Bully Pulpit:  Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism… 462 more words

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