Tag Archives: Teddy Roosevelt

My Favorite Obscure President

I want to write a movie about Chester Arthur, because his story is so weird. First, there’s no way in hell he should have become President in the first place. He was the running mate of a guy who shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Where They Stand: The American Presidents in the Eyes of Voters and Historians

I’m interested in politics and live in a borough with an awesome library system, As a result, I’ve read a high amount of books about government, campaigns and office-holders. One of the best has been Robert W. Merry’s Where They … Continue reading

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THE MOST QUALIFIED MEN TO EVER BECOME PRESIDENT

Four years ago, many Republicans argued that Barack Obama, as a fourth-year Senator, was not qualified to be President. Now Democrats are making similar claims about Mitt Romney, who was elected to his one term in elected office a decade … Continue reading

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The Man in the Arena VS The Critic

Kevin Smith’s recent dust-up with Nikki Finke got me thinking about the old battle. This applies to sports, entertainment, politics and any field in which there’s a person who Teddy Roosevelt described as the “man in the arena.” In these … Continue reading

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