Former President Jimmy Carter is in hospice. You can read about him here.
C472, The resourcefulness of an autumn leaf – Congressman Jerrold Nadler
Congressman Jerrold Lewis Nadler was born on June 13 1947 rectified to 3:30 in the afternoon in Midwood Brooklyn according to his Congressional site but since his father was at that time a poultry farmer in nearby rural New Jersey why Jerry was born in Brooklyn and not in Jersey seems odd. The family relocated... Continue Reading →
C483 Union Man, Terence V. Powderly of Scranton
Terence Vincent Powderly was one of twelve children born to Terence and Madge Powderly in Carbondale, Pennsylvania, where his father owned a coal mine (the relics of this are visible on Route 6, Congressman Joseph McDade highway). Young Terry was near sighted and deaf in one ear because of yellow fever. He married Hannah Dever... Continue Reading →
Eugene Scalia, DoL Secretary
The Senate Thursday confirmed Eugene Scalia as DOL secretary on a 53-44 party-line vote. As a partner at law firm Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, Scalia played a key role in defeating the department’s Obama-era rule requiring brokers and advisors working on retirement accounts to act as fiduciaries. He was lead counsel in a financial industry... Continue Reading →
Cory Anthony Booker, US Senator from New Jersey
Booker was born on April 27th 1969 at 1:10 AM in Washington D.C. because his parents worked for the Federal division of IBM. He attended Stanford University, where he studied political science (B.A., 1991) and sociology (M.A., 1992). He was awarded a Rhodes scholarship to the University of Oxford like former president William Jefferson Clinton,... Continue Reading →
Does Kamala Harris have what it takes to win the Dem nomination?
Something about Kamala Suprisingly, Senator Harris trails Veep Biden, perennial candidate Senator Bernie Sanders and Sen. Elizabeth Warren and is often tied with South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg in the polls. This is the largest Democratic presidential field in modern history, and as a rule it is the strongest fundraiser that wins -- right... Continue Reading →
#5 Col. Chas. Francis Adams, Jr. & Georgism
Adams was born on May 27, 1835. He was the eldest son of Chas. Francis Adams sr. a lawyer who studied with Daniel Webster, politician, diplomat, and writer who penned the major biography on his great-grandfather President John Adams. Adams, jr. graduated from Harvard University in 1856 and served as a colonel for the Union... Continue Reading →
FLotUS Lady Bird Johnson & the Nodes
An essay on how Lady Bird Johnson utilitized her no and so node for success.
Fritz Hollings of S.Carolina
Ernest F. Hollings, who served 38 years in the United States Senate as a So Carolina Democrat died on Saturday, April 6th , 2019 at his home in Isle of Palms, S.C. He was 97. His former press secretary, Andy Brack, confirmed his death. Progressed Hollings to day of demise the Personal Fritz Senator Hollings... Continue Reading →
Dem Sen Birch E Bayh of Title IX
Sen Birch Bayh was the legislative shepherd of the 25th Amendment, passed by Congress in 1965 and ratified in 1967, that provided for filling a vacancy in the office of vice president and, crucially, for the declaration by Cabinet officials and Congress of a sitting president’s incapacity to discharge his duties. Two presidents have temporarily... Continue Reading →
C487 The man from Plains: Jimmy Carter
President Jimmy Carter, the United States 39th President, is now our oldest living president since George H. Bush passed away in December. He was born October 1, 1924 in Plains, Georgia at the Wise Sanitarium where his mother was a registered nurse (RN). He attended the Georgia Southwestern College , US Naval Academy at Annapolis & Georgia... Continue Reading →
Bernie Sanders has Chutzpah
Bernie Sanders was born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York on September 8th 1941, three months before the advent of World War II to Eli a Jewish immigrant from Poland in the 1920s and Dorothy who was born in the lower East side of Manhattan. He went to James Madison High School in the... Continue Reading →