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Calvin Coolidge

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  • Taxing Internet sales

    In 1998 when President Clinton signed the bipartisan Internet Tax Freedom Act, which prohibited state and local taxation of Internet access and Internet-only services, the purpose was to promote the commercial potential of the Internet, especially for...
  • With Obama in Glendale, Armenians press genocide-related issue

    Local Armenian leaders on Tuesday used an appearance by President Obama at the DreamWorks Animation studio to request that the White House allow a Smithsonian display of a rug handmade by refugee orphans of the mass genocide about a century ago. It took...
  • A personal JFK remembrance

    My parents voted for Richard Nixon in the 1960 presidential election. I had not yet developed a political worldview, but as a freshman at American University in Washington, D.C., I stayed up late to watch the election returns slowly trickle in before...
  • When it opened on Nov. 17, 1928, the James River Bridge ranked as the world's longest

    When it opened on Nov. 17, 1928, the James River Bridge ranked as the world's longest
    Eighty-five years ago this week, the world's longest bridge opened on the lower James River. Measuring nearly 5 miles in length, the first fixed link across Hampton Roads not only tied the Peninsula to the rest of the region but also connected it to...
  • Letters: Armenian genocide -- and a rug

    Re "Open feud over hidden rug," Nov. 13 The old saying about "sweeping things under the rug" gets fresh meaning in this latest Washington nonsense, in which the Obama administration is refusing the Smithsonian the right to display a stunning carpet hand...
  • White House urged to display Armenian Orphan Rug commemorating genocide

    White House urged to display Armenian Orphan Rug commemorating genocide
    WASHINGTON — In a new twist to efforts to call attention to the Armenian genocide, a group of lawmakers has accused the Obama administration of blocking a Smithsonian display of a rug woven by orphans of the mass killings about a century ago....
  • Petition wants White House to display rug made by Armenian refugee orphans

    Petition wants White House to display rug made by Armenian refugee orphans
    A petition on Whitehouse.gov is urging President Barack Obama to display a rug woven by Armenian orphans at a refugee camp in 1920. The tapestry was donated to President Calvin Coolidge in 1925, as a gift to thank Americans for their humanitarian...
  • Looking for a different sort of president

    The second terms of the latest three presidents have not been successful. Bill Clinton was impeached after his infamous lie to Americans, "I did not have sexual relations with that woman." George W. Bush was blamed for the postwar violence in Iraq....
  • The sound of inevitability

    Given his track record on marital fidelity, former President Bill Clinton is not the person I would consult about "committed, loving relationships." Clinton used those words in a Washington Post op-ed last week, urging the Supreme Court to overturn the...
  • It's a 'Woman's World' for Cher -- and ALL her fans!

    "I THINK the longer I look good, the better gay men feel," said Cher, who clearly intends gay men to feel good -- forever! (Cher's resistance to excessive aging and the overturn of DOMA, has most gay people feeling really good right now!) YOU HAVE to...
  • Marco Rubio: A Hispanic Reagan?

    Conservatives have been dreaming that a political reincarnation of Ronald Reagan would lead them to an electoral promised land. I never put my faith in such a possibility, because the past is a dangerous place in which to live. Reagan never lived in the...