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Friday, June 21, 2024

You’re Fired!

Many of those in favor of term limits cite the unfair advantage enjoyed by the incumbent in any political race. This is especially true...

The Free Soil Campaign of 1848

Many people have blamed the “third party” campaign of Ralph Nader as the reason Al Gore lost the election of 2000 to George W....

Rum, Romanism, and Rebellion – The Election of 1884

Grover Cleveland was elected president in 1884 in one of the dirtiest election campaigns in our history. But the American voters were treated to...

Julia Dent Grant – Fair, Fat, and Forty

Julia Dent Grant, wife of President Ulysses S. Grant (1869-1877), changed the role of the First Lady. She took an active leadership role in...

The Washington Administration – Foreign Affairs

Foreign affairs reached a critical point almost immediately after Washington took office. The British and the French were in conflict all around the world,...

Edith Wilson – Our First Woman President?

The question of a woman president is not so much whether we will have one as it is when we will have one. The...

The Case for the Electoral College

Now that the presidential election has finally been resolved, the next issue will most certainly be how to reform our electoral system. Already, we...

John Adams – Administration and Events

John Adams was our second President, serving from 1897-1801. He came to the office with a wealth of political experience. Adams had served in...

The President’s Lady – Dolley Madison, An American Original

For over a century, the greatest compliment you could pay a First Lady was to compare her favorably to Dolley Madison. She presided over...

Election Surprises – Woodrow Wilson’s Re-Election

In 1912, Woodrow Wilson, a Democrat, had been elected president in spite of the fact that more people voted against him than for him....