Monthly Archives: February 2015

“I Like Ike”

Long before Facebook introduced the trend of “Liking” people and things, a presidential candidate’s campaign planners distributed pins reading “I Like Ike.” Ike was actually the nickname of former U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower. He was liked and was voted … Continue reading

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Harry S. Truman: The “Neighborly” President

Once upon a time I was studying U.S. History in high school, and I was reading a biography about President Harry S. Truman. While I came to the conclusion that I didn’t agree with everything he did, I decided that … Continue reading

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The Texas President

You’re probably making a list that has names like Johnson and Bush Sr. and Bush Jr. on it? Well, they were United States presidents from Texas. But tonight (today) we’re talking about an actual presidents of Texas – the Republic of Texas … Continue reading

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Happy Presidents’ Day!

Remembering and honoring all our presidents who “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.” (U.S. Constitution, Article II, Section 1). If you missed some of our presidential blog posts and discussions here’s a few links: James Monroe … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day 2015!

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William H. Taft: The President Who Wanted To Be A Judge

Usually if someone spends time campaigning and wins the election, we assume they want to hold office as president. However, there was at least one American president who wasn’t very excited about his new job. He wanted to be a … Continue reading

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