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Happy President’s Day

February 15, 2010

Every year we take a day to pay homage to our 44 Presidents on the third Monday in February.  We used to have both Lincoln and Washington’s birthday off, but with the addition of the observance of Martin Luther King’s birthday as a federal holiday in 1983 we meshed the two birthday’s together into President’s [...]

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The Obama Bow

November 15, 2009

It took 44 Presidents and 220 years since the office of the American Presidency was jump-started by George Washington on Wall Street in late April 1789 before a President thought so little of his office and country to give a full bow to a foreign leader.  We don’t bow to foreign leaders — it indicates [...]

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Brown University Rejects Columbus, Loves Self

April 8, 2009

After a student petition and recent activism, Brown University (the Ivy League’s version of a ”safety” school) has officially renamed Columbus Day on its calender to “Fall Weekend” through a faculty vote.  This kind of politically correct nonsense is to be expected from such a liberal school, which needs a little intellectual diversity in their History Department.  [...]

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Obama Still Defies the Odds

March 6, 2009

Odds are that a President who has done more than any single President in our history to rattle the markets and obliterate retirement accounts every time he opens his mouth would not be very popular.  However, Obama remains very high in the polls despite his War on Capitalism.    Michael Boskin, writing in the WSJ Online Oped had this to say about [...]

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