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Journal columnistSpeaking of the president of the United States, the magazine article called him a “Filthy story-teller, despot liar, thief, braggart, buffoon, usurper, monster, ignoramus, scoundrel, perjurer, robber, swindler, tyrant, field-butcher, (and) land...
The Winchester SunToday is Presidents Day, and being an American history enthusiast, I thought of the following presidential trivia questions. Let’s see how many you can get right. The answers are below. Questions: 1. Which president of the last 20 years is a...
I had dinner recently with my sister Teddi, who had just returned from her freshman year at George Washington University. "What do you wish you knew before you went off to school?" I asked. "I definitely wish I knew that I was only going to use 10...
Financial TimesNancy Pelosi is beaming as she bustles into the House of Representatives dining room on Capitol Hill, which combines the busyness of a staff cafeteria with the grace of a late 19th-century reception room. A large painting of George Washington on the...
Lots of folks love to quote the Constitution. The Constitution is the supreme law of the land. The document outlines the structure of our central government and frames the principle of federalism. Federalism is simply a political system that binds a...
South Bend TribuneTwo local women have achieved a dream come true by becoming published authors. They will sign copies of their books in the near future. Diane Bradley, of Granger, is thrilled to have published her first children’s book titled “Wilder&...
Tags: Washington, DC, Mount Vernon, Book
In a May 7 Op-Ed article, Richard Greenwald and Michael Hirsch exhort consumers to support the workers who make our clothes rather than the global apparel industry that exploits them with low wages and unsafe working conditions. Yet exactly how we...
Tags: Laws, U.S. Supreme Court, Human Rights, Politics, Child Labor
100 Years Ago Sheep vs. dogs "It is reported that Mr. Harold Hopkins had a large number of sheep killed by dogs last Sunday morning. "Wanted: A woman to cook, wash and clean, and remain at night, good wages. Mrs. James Steward. Hill St. Ellicott...
"Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution" by Nathaniel Philbrick, Viking, 398 pages, $32.95. This is a non-fiction account of before, during and after the Battle of Bunker Hill. The Founding Fathers generally associated with Boston — John Adams,...
"I cannot pretend to describe the horror of the scene," Adjutant John Waller, a British soldier, would write of the Battle of Bunker Hill. He nevertheless tries. Inside the fortifications, as the British overwhelmed the provincial forces, "'twas streaming...
At the Saturday, Feb. 9 Harbor of Grace Chapter meeting of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the membership was treated to a presentation by Dawn Fairchild, "Image of a Hero - Recreating George Washington's Revolutionary War Uniform." Fairchild...
Arden Hayes is 5. He loves Legos and running so fast across the living room to flip onto the couch that his feet end up pointing at the ceiling. He also loves the presidents — especially 11 and 33. Arden knows all 44 U.S. presidents. In order....
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