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Ulysses S. Grant

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  • Ronald Reagan vs. Ulysses Grant or what's-her-name

     
    A debate opens on the $50 bill -- and a revealing airplane decal....
  • Brand X Files: Sacha Baron Cohen bumped from Oscars. Sarah Palin gets grabby. Destroying planet may save it?

     
    "Borat" star Sacha Baron Cohen is pulled from Oscars slot for fear he will upset "Avatar" director James Cameron: "Let's just say that Cameron isn't known to be, shall we say, 'self-deprecating,' " said an insider. "Creative differences" cited, natch....
  • Salute Ronald Reagan with the $50 bill? Poll says Americans prefer to stick with Grant

     
    Americans prefer Ulysses S. Grant rather than Ronald Reagan on the $50 bill....
  • Yosemite exhibit will feature early park visitor photos

     
    I find myself enthralled by photographs from bygone days, drawn to vintage images of people and their trappings who have traveled to places before me. So I hope to make it to Yosemite National Park to check out a new......
  • Movie Review: Jonah Hex

     
    Jonah Hex reminds us of how cool Josh Brolin looks on a horse, how at home he seems with a six-shooter, and how perfect his growl is for a laconic, cowboy bounty hunter one-liner. “Five coffins,” he counts, Eastwood-style, to some double-...
  • Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort offers travel “grants”

     
    Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort is courting potential guests with its new Unlimited Travel “Grants” just for showing up! The Grants, a play on Ulysses S. Grant (pictured on the $50 bill) are resort credits in the amount of $50 per night...
  • Scandal recap: “YOLO”

     
    Scandal recap: “YOLO” I entered my viewing experience at 6 this morning (I was busy during the episode) believing that an episode titled “YOLO” wouldn’t exactly be a moniker for television excellence and that I would promptly...
  • Scandal recap: “Vermont is for Lovers, Too”

     
    Scandal Recap: “Vermont is for Lovers, Too” So it looks like Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) is back to her once-every-few-episodes “physical encounters” with President Grant (Tony Goldwyn) after finding out that that he only bought...
  • Scandal Season 3 recap: Episode 3 – “Mrs. Smith Goes to Washington”

     
    Scandal Season 3 recap Episode 3 – “Mrs. Smith Goes to Washington” The episode picks up where the last one ended, with Olivia (Kerry Washington) searching for the now-missing Huck (Guillermo Diaz). She tried to call him, but he ignored...
  • Common is prepared to teach kids a thing or two

     
    Aside from dropping knowledge as a rapper, Common is prepared to lead the class. The actor and musician got in touch with the Ministry on Friday to talk about his involvement with Get Schooled, a youth summit that aims to......
  • Coin of the realm

     
    At a time when consumers pay for candy bars and cigarettes with debit cards, it might seem quaint to debate whether the dollar bill should be retired from U.S. currency. Yet debate there is, stimulated by the release of a......