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  • Obama's 'famously funny' predecessors

     
    by Mark Jacob Perhaps President Barack Obama's sense of humor needs a bailout. During the campaign, he made a quip about "lipstick on a pig," and John McCain's campaign accused him of insulting Sarah Palin. After his election, he was......
  • Patt Morrison: Vote for Cal!

    IT'S TAKEN ME all this time to get rid of the disgusting aftertaste of the midterm election TV ads, with their artificial colors and flavors — cloying, bitter, sour, stupid. (Is stupid a flavor? It should be.) Ptui to the candidate and the beaming...
  • Everything you wanted to know about presidential inaugurals

    The Inaugural Ceremony Inaugurations are organized by the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies. All presidents must be sworn in, which involves taking the oath of the office. The oath is listed in Article II of the U.S. Constitution: "I...
  • Calvin Coolidge – Modest Candidate

     
    “Movie of a Man Celebrating New Year’s Eve (New Style),” by Clare Briggs. Massachusetts Gov. Calvin Coolidge enters the race for the Republican presidential nomination in a declaration that is unimaginable today: "I do not feel that any man could...
  • All the presidents' dogs

    AS A BIT OF COLOR in a recent profile, the Boston Globe revealed that in 1983, current GOP presidential aspirant Mitt Romney hoisted a kennel containing the beloved family dog Seamus atop the roof of the family Chevrolet station wagon for a 12-hour summer...
  • Steve Jobs, Nancy Pelosi Finalists For TIME's "Person Of The Year"

    Steve Jobs, Nancy Pelosi Finalists For TIME's "Person Of The Year"
    TIME Magazine has announced their seven finalists for their annual "TIME Magazine Person of the Year." The seven finalists include Apple CEO Steve Jobs, US Federal Reserve Charman Ben Bernanke, US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Jamaican Sprinter...
  • Report: Katrina shows need for "officer-in-charge"

    Report: Katrina shows need for "officer-in-charge"
    A government policy think tank is calling for a legislative change that would authorize a presidential appointee to take charge of the government's response to major disasters like Hurricane Katrina. A report released Tuesday by the Rockefeller Institute...
  • Western Barndoor Hill Is An Infant Next To Mount McKinley

    Western Barndoor Hill Is An Infant Next To Mount McKinley
    Rope? Check. Carabiners? Check. Sherpa? Check. OK, so Granby's Western Barndoor Hill is not the 29,028-foot-high Mount Everest. And it's not even the 20,320-foot-high Mount McKinley — the highest mountain in North America. Connecticut? That honor...
  • Which president kept a hyena as a pet at the White House? a) Theodore Roosevelt b) Woodrow Wilson c) Calvin Coolidge

    ANSWER: a) Theodore Roosevelt
  • Take this Inauguration Quiz

    1) Which president had the shortest inaugural address, just 135 words? Rutherford B. Hayes Millard Fillmore George Washington Dwight Eisenhower See Answer   2) Which president had the longest inaugural address at 8,445 words? Grover Cleveland Ulysses...
  • Answer #9

    All But 6 Presidents took the presidential oath in Washington, D.C. --George Washington, 1789 New York City, 1793, Philadelphia --John Adams, 1797 Philadelphia --Chester A. Arthur, 1881, New York City --Theodore Roosevelt, 1901, Buffalo --Calvin...