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We tend to think of presidents and presidential candidates as autonomous actors. They are not. We'd like to believe that if we just elect the right person, someone with the right stuff, a reformer, ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 290 comments on Sat Jul 06, 2013 at 04:48 PM PDT with 350 Recommends
Newsweek is going to have to run a correction after its cover story this week proclaimed Barack Obama to be the nation's first gay president. Yes, I know ..... they are playing off the whole "Bill ...
by quaoar
Comment Count 120 comments on Mon May 14, 2012 at 01:08 PM PDT with 214 Recommends
by Unitary Moonbat
Comment Count 108 comments on Sun Jan 02, 2011 at 06:50 PM PST with 181 Recommends
the absence of S Carolina's governor - whether or not he is walking the Appalachian Trail to clear his mind - got me thinking. In a sense that is nothing spectacular - I view almost everything I ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 254 comments on Tue Jun 23, 2009 at 04:08 AM PDT with 139 Recommends
This is pretty cool : Talk about a power lunch. President Bush, President-elect Barack ...
by Muzikal203
Comment Count 310 comments on Wed Jan 07, 2009 at 09:56 AM PST with 135 Recommends
Since the adoption of its constitution, 43 men have been President of the United States. In January 2013, a New York Times journalist and statistician put together a composite list of presidential ...
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 271 comments on Mon Sep 30, 2013 at 06:53 AM PDT with 127 Recommends
We have faith that future generations will know that here, in the middle of the twentieth century, there came a time when men of good will found a way to unite, and produce, and fight to destroy the ...
by greywolfe359
Comment Count 49 comments on Tue Nov 11, 2014 at 08:35 PM PST with 82 Recommends
Nixon and Kissinger were the boogeymen of my coming of age years. They foreshadowed Bush, and it seems as natural as it is un-natural that Bush turned to Kissinger for advice on Iraq. Ain’t ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 140 comments on Tue May 15, 2007 at 05:43 PM PDT with 48 Recommends
Thirty-six Presidents into the future, how will Barack Obama be viewed? Put another way, when another 175 years of history that needs to be crammed into the same-sized textbook reduces his ...
by Unitary Moonbat
Comment Count 28 comments on Sun Jan 09, 2011 at 06:29 PM PST with 42 Recommends
Emerson penned a phrase that is oft misquoted, the important adjective usually omitted. He wrote a foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds . Consistency merely to be consistent ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat May 09, 2009 at 06:33 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
I am the most 'blessed' woman in the world. I have great children. They are liberal. Now all you Kossacks should not get too excited. My kids are also Christians. As am I. That might ...
by medicinewoman
Comment Count 88 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2008 at 08:21 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
by Phil S 33
Comment Count 248 comments on Fri Jun 21, 2013 at 07:30 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
Mine was Michael Dukakis, the incumbent Governor of my home Commonwealth, though I was living in Michigan and at College at the time and got to vote for Gov. Blanchard and Carl Levin in the process. ...
by commonmass
Comment Count 258 comments on Mon Dec 05, 2011 at 02:40 PM PST with 33 Recommends
Just when did the flag pin become part of the required uniform for the President? (Warning: Image heavy diary) I have found myself wondering over the last few days about just when all this flag ...
by howgroovy
Comment Count 53 comments on Fri Apr 18, 2008 at 10:18 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
Cross posted from Blue ...
by lowkell
Comment Count 36 comments on Fri Jul 02, 2010 at 03:28 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
I conducted analyses of four national economic variables, unemployment, growth, inflation, and budget deficit (or surplus), to determine whether Democratic or Republican presidents are associated ...
by Dr of Chaos
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Oct 24, 2012 at 08:00 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
The DW-Nominate scale is used to place politicians on a left-right axis. Now that the parties have purified themselves, per ...
by blue aardvark
Comment Count 178 comments on Mon Feb 06, 2012 at 10:39 AM PST with 28 Recommends
This diary series is an examination of presidential inaugural addresses. Because of the broad scope of the diary, I will publish it in five parts: 1) Beginnings and Antebellum, 2) Lincoln and ...
by Dragon5616
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Jan 04, 2009 at 05:44 AM PST with 27 Recommends
Discussing the Larry Craig scandal leads me to think of what what Republican Presidents have the most baggage in Republican circles today. I can think of five, in reverse order of service: Richard ...
by State Rep Mark Cohen Dem PA
Comment Count 56 comments on Mon Sep 03, 2007 at 07:33 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
July 4 is celebrated in the United States as Independence Day, the day when the Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence. During the early days of the country, this was a time of ...
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Oct 02, 2013 at 07:12 AM PDT with 23 Recommends