Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

I somehow missed this, but President Barack Obama said in an interview with 60 Minutes, The issue here is not going be a list of accomplishments. As you said yourself, Steve, you know, I would put our legislative and foreign policy accomplishments in our first two years against any president — with the possible exceptions […]

For those of you history buffs, on this date in 1860 Abraham Lincoln became the Republican Party nominee for president. Doris Kearns Goodwin wrote in Team of Rivals, Once the vote was made unanimous, the celebration began in earnest. A man stationed on the roof of the Wigwam shouted the news of Lincooln’s nomination, along […]

For my birthday, my brother bought me Doris Kearns Goodwin‘s book, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln. My son recognized Lincoln on the cover. My Son: That’s Abraham Lincoln.My Wife: Very good. Do you know who shot Lincoln?My Son: George Bush? Yes, it’s all Bush’s fault. Find classic movies at Amazon.com Print […]

For my birthday, my brother bought me Doris Kearns Goodwin‘s book, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln. My son recognized Lincoln on the cover. My Son: That’s Abraham Lincoln.My Wife: Very good. Do you know who shot Lincoln?My Son: George Bush? Yes, it’s all Bush’s fault. Find classic movies at Amazon.com Print […]